Hurricane exposes insurance gap

November 30, marked the end of an extremely destructive, 2017 hurricane season. While totals are still being calculated, estimates currently put damages at $200 billion. The Federal Emergency Management Agency …

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Prevent your home from being a holiday liability

“Nothing brings on the holiday cheer better than creating a festive environment at home,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent homeowners insurance provider. Whether you …

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Avoid a Thanksgiving disaster

Thanksgiving is about family, food and gratitude. It is a day of celebration and cheer. Plenty of time is spent in the kitchen laboring over family recipes or just heating …

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Online Shopping Protection

Most consumers plan to spend their money online over the holidays. In their, “2017 Annual Holiday Survey,” independent research company, Deloitte, reveals 51 percent of people surveyed will opt for …

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The end of Daylight Saving Time

The wintertime tradition of setting our clocks back before bed on Saturday is coming. Sunday, November 5 at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time (DST) will come to an end and …

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Keeping Halloween Fun, Frightening and Accident Free

“Werewolves howl. Phantoms prowl. Halloween’s upon us now.” Richelle E. Goodrich If you enjoy being spooked, dressing up and sweets, Halloween is your night. Of course, all the activity, fun …

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Recuperating from Hurricane Irma

Gone are the days of hearing chainsaws as the soundtrack to our lives. Debris clean-up is complete. And schools and most businesses across the State are reopen. “Florida residents are …

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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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What you need to know about the solar eclipse

In case you have not heard, Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse occurs. “This is the first time a solar eclipse is viewable from the continental U.S. since 1979,” …

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