Preparing for Hurricane Irma

With Hurricane Irma’s path is still uncertain, preparations across Florida are underway. State officials are warning residents to prepare for the worst. “Seeing the recent destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, …

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Homeowners Insurance-Are you getting what you pay for?

Recently, Consumer Reports published an article, “What you don’t know about homeowners insurance could cost you.” The article serves as an important reminder to review your policy before disaster strikes. …

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When lightning strikes your home

Most people know Florida as the lightning capital in the U.S. A legitimate claim considering lightning struck seven homes in the Panama City area last week, during a severe thunderstorm. …

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Tax free weekend

Beginning midnight on August 4, through 11:59 p.m. August 6, Florida will enjoy a back-to-school sales tax holiday. From Friday through Sunday, tax is exempt from shoes, clothes, some electronics …

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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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Top most stolen cars

Does yours make the list? “A vehicle is stolen in the U.S. every 45 seconds,” reports Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent car insurance agency. The …

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Credit card skimmers are on the rise at gas stations

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services report they have found and removed 276 credit card skimmers from gas pumps so far, this year. “Credit card skimmers are a …

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Shark Watch

Florida has the highest shark activity of any other region in the world. In 2016, 53 unprovoked shark attacks occurred in the U.S., according to the Florida Museum of Natural …

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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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