New Florida Law Stops Overpaying for Prescriptions

“Even with health insurance, prescription medicine is sky rocketing,” observes Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance. Thankfully, change is coming. A Florida law beginning July 1 may save you …

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Could Florida Ban Sunscreen?

Hawaiian lawmakers recently passed a bill prohibiting the sale of sunscreen containing chemicals known to harm coral reefs. “Once signed by governor David Ige, it will be the first law …

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Trashing the ocean

2018 Earth Day is this Sunday, April 22. The theme for this year’s Earth Day focuses on ending plastic pollution. Single-use plastic is believed to be the biggest source of …

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Preparing your house to sale

Spring is an ideal time to list your home for sale. But before it is listed on the market, be sure it is attractive to buyers. According to survey by …

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Coping with tragedy

Across the country hearts are heavy, grieving the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida. “These tragedies impact our communities-our parents, our children, our school professionals, our first responders-the mental health …

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Cell Phone Addiction

“Cell phones are no longer just phones, but so much more,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent auto insurance agency. They store our calendars and …

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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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Are you adequately insured?

It’s hard to believe a new year is right around the corner. With each passing year, life brings changes. It is crucial to have an insurance policy that reflects your …

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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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Discovering Better Opportunities as an Independent Insurance Agent

There can come a time in a career in Insurance when the bad days seem to pile up and the work environment doesn’t get any better. But leaving a job …

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