Protect Your Home from Flooding

Heavy rain across Florida this summer has led to flooding in some areas. “Flooding is the most common and costly disaster in the U.S.,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of …

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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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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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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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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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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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