Is it Time to Ditch Cable?

Are you tired of paying for TV channels you don’t watch? Or, experiencing dissatisfaction from your cable provider, but locked into a contract? Many TV watchers are getting rid of …

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Change the Date of Halloween?

“Do we really need another day to celebrate Halloween?” asks Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s leading independent homeowners insurance agency. The Halloween & Costume Association believes we …

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Cutting AC Costs While Keeping Cool

Most Floridians do not look forward to the sweltering heat that comes with August. “Our instinct is to crank the AC and resign to pay for it later,” says Ellsworth …

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The Reality of Pool Ownership

“Pools offer hours of endless fun, but they also come with a big responsibility to ensure everyone’s safety,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance. According to the USA …

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Law Enforcement Plans to Crack Down on Speeding Motorists

Beginning today, July 15 through July 21, state troopers and local law enforcement across Florida are cracking down on speeding drivers. “If you have a lead foot, slow down or …

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Iguanas Overrun Florida

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has issued a directive encouraging Florida homeowners to kill green iguanas they find on their property. “It might sound a bit barbaric, …

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Let’s Go Swimming

Summer is in full swing, which mandates a trip to the beach. With the most beautiful beaches in our backyard, it’s a shame not to take full advantage. “Open water …

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Check Your Food Pantry and Freezer

“Several popular food items have been recalled over the past month,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent health insurance agency. The following are a list …

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Lightning Striking Again

Lightning is wreaking havoc in Florida. In the past week, lightning struck and killed two giraffes at the Lion County Safari in Loxahatchee. As if that was not unusual enough, …

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Extension on flood insurance program

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), has received another extension until the end of September. This gives lawmakers more time to work on a bi-partisan deal on how to reform …

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