Florida driver licenses get a new look

Starting in August, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) will begin issuing a new Florida driver’s license and ID card. “As a matter of fact, the …

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The biggest danger at the beach

Over the weekend, strangers formed an 80-person human chain in the waters of Panama City Beach. Their heroic efforts were to rescue 10 swimmers caught in rip currents and pulled …

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Keep Boating Fun

“Florida is one of the rare places you can enjoy boating the entire year,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent boat insurance agency. In conjunction …

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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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Take Advantage of Fishing this November

Looking for a cure to that election hangover? Sunshine, saltwater and fresh air is the remedy. “The fall is a less crowded time to enjoy fishing before the winter travel season gets …

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Taking a Bite Out of Lionfish

“It isn’t often when Florida officials persuade fishermen and divers to get rid of fish,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent boat insurance agency. Lionfish …

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Green Boating Tips

“Most boaters are concerned about the health of the ocean and want to learn more about how they can protect Florida waterways,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, …

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Top Causes of Boat Damage

Before heading out for an adventure on the water, make sure you have the suitable protection in place if an accident happens. In 2014, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) …

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Overlooked Tax Deductions

When filing your taxes, you want to take every opportunity possible to save money on expenses that can reduce your taxable income. “Deductions are sometimes available on health programs and …

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Fall Fishing

Labor Day is the unofficial beginning of fall, but the end of summer is no time to hang up your rod and reel. Although the temperatures are still warm, fish …

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