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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Florida Blue halts coverage of OxyContin

In an effort to fight the opioid epidemic, Florida’s largest health insurance company will stop covering the costs of OxyContin or oxycodone prescriptions. “We are supportive of the new policy …

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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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Health trends to ditch

Health trends come and go. There is an overwhelming amount of “health information” available as of late. Social media is the vehicle on which a new healthy trend will ride …

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Avoid buying a flood damaged car

Many Floridians are looking to replace their flood damaged cars, but buyer beware. Hundreds of thousands of cars are estimated damaged by recent hurricanes. Carfax estimates that as many as …

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Breast Cancer: Discerning fact from fiction

Merchandise from beauty products to bubble wrap, are awash in pink or bearing a pink ribbon, reminding us that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. “Sometimes I wonder, is the …

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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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