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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Memorial Day 2019- What You Should Know

Memorial Day this year is Monday, May 27. It’s time to fire up the grill and hang your American flag. Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last …

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What is and is NOT Included in a Home Inspection

You found your dream home. Now, it is time to conduct your due diligence by getting a home inspection. A home inspection should not be skipped, it can save a …

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Winners and Losers from the 2019 Florida Legislative Session

This year’s legislative session has come to an end. According to the Tampa Bay Times, lawmakers passed 195 bills of the 1,861 bills filed. Some bills were successful and for …

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Ridesharing Services and Kids

Would you let your kid ride with a stranger? USA Today recently featured an article asking, “Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves?” Kids …

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Hurricanes are Taking a Toll on Retirees

AccuWeather predicts a fairly normal 2019 Hurricane season. They expect to see 12 – 14 storms to develop in the Atlantic. “Of those storms, five to seven are forecast to …

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Surviving a Capsized Boat

Over the weekend, 13 people were rescued after a pontoon boat capsized off the coast of Anclote Key. Thankfully, everyone was all right. Capsizing happens when a boat turns on …

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Florida Ranks Among the Top for Dog Bites

Millions of households across the U.S. own a dog. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) reminds us, any dog can bite, if provoked. Half of all dog bites involve a …

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Medicine Disposal

“Proper disposal of medications can prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s leading independent health insurance agency. According to the 2016 National …

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Common Boat Towing Errors

“Towing a boat may seem simple but it requires more than getting a trailer and hitch,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s top independent boat insurance agency. …

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