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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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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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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Home Insurance is the Ideal Defense Against Party Fouls

The Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event in the United States. If you plan on hosting the big game, you are not alone. In fact, 45 million people plan …

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Your Neighbor’s Strange Pet

Floridians can privately possess everything from alligators to zebras as long as they have a permit. In most cases, neighbors are not legally required to disclose what kind of pets …

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Should We Get a Dog?

Peanuts creator Charles Schulz wrote, “Happiness is a warm puppy.” Dogs are considered intensely loyal, protective and faithful creatures that add value to life. So how do you know if …

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Best 2016 Car Buys

Buying a new car is exciting and can be a complicated process. “It pays to shop around,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s leading independent auto insurance …

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