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Is your car storm ready?

An unusually active hurricane season has gotten off to an early start this year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) has made their predictions for the Atlantic hurricane season. …

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Winners and losers from the 2017 Legislative Session

It was a busy legislative session in Florida this year. State legislators filed about 1,900 bills. Only 12.6 percent, or 234 bills, were passed by both the House and Senate …

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Are you insured on vacation?

After spending a good amount of money and time planning your ideal trip you might be thinking of  purchasing travel insurance. But, you might already be covered. “Homeowners insurance, renters …

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DUI ignition interlock bill gains momentum

Harsher penalties are looming for first-time drunk driving offenders. A Florida bill (HB 949) that requires an ignition interlock device installed in a driver’s car after their first drunk driving …

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Do I Need Boat Insurance?

While Florida does not require you to get boat insurance before you register your vessel, boat insurance is a good idea. Boat insurance offers protection from the responsibility of owning, …

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Consumer Reports Names Top Vehicles for 2017

This week, Consumer Reports released their annual report of the top 10 trucks and cars for 2017. “This list is esteemed because Consumer Reports in a non-profit and independent agency,” …

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Red Light Cameras Hang Around

The controversial Florida red-light camera program will continue. The Florida legislature refused a ban on the cameras. A tied vote led the Senate Transportation Committee to reject the measure. “Reducing accidents …

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Why are Captive Insurance Agents Suffering?

The Captive Insurance Agency model, like that of Allstate and StateFarm, initially enjoyed much popularity among those interested in entering the P&C insurance industry. Yet, over time, this captive model has …

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Make Your Car Look New Again

“Most of us are tired of our car before it is even paid off,” observes Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent auto insurance agency. So how …

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Surviving Holiday Travel

The longing for family during holidays, thrusts people into the madness of holiday travel. This year transcend your anxiety and prepare for a stress free family vacation. “The key to …

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