Florida Special Legislative Session Outcome

Gov. Rick Scott was not satisfied with the $82.4 billion budget passed during the year’s legislative session. In hopes of overhauling part of the state’s budget, he called a special …

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Are sunscreens worth it?

Living in the Sunshine State, most Floridians depend on sunscreens to remedy our over exposure to the sun. “You cannot spend the day at the beach or on a boat …

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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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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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Water Shortage Warning

Worsening drought conditions have triggered a water shortage warning throughout Florida. “Volunteering to reduce water use and conserve as much water as possible will help ease the strain placed on …

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Save on Summer Vacation

As summer draws closer and the last day of school nears, the idea of a retreat seems essential. AAA reports that Americans continue to make family trips a priority with …

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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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Celebrate Earth Day 2017

Saturday April, 22 is Earth Day. Celebrations are happening throughout the state from Panama City, St. Augustine, Orlando, Miami, Key West and more. It’s a day to raise awareness about …

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Advil, Tylenol, or Aleve?

When most people experience pain, they reach into the medicine cabinet for a bottle of over-the-counter pain killer. But, not all pain medications are created equal. “Choosing the right OTC …

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Drought conditions spark wildfire warning

Recently, an illegal burn outside of Jacksonville was the source of serious damage. Fire officials report 10-15 homes were destroyed or damaged and more than 150 people were evacuated from …

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