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Florida Storm Talk

Tropical Storm Erika ended up as a large rainstorm, but the season is here and the truth is no one can know for sure. That’s the way it is with weather. Florida’s Emergency Operations Center was activated, with officials acknowledging that Erika could result in anything from a rainy weekend to a category 3 hurricane. more »

Stay Safe This Summer in Boats

Boat Safety There are thousands of recreational boating accidents per year. Contributing factors to these accidents include traveling too fast for water or weather conditions, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, failing to follow boating rules and regulations, carelessness and inexperience. To prevent boating accidents, we offer these safety suggestions: Care and protection more »

Insurance and Your Boat

Most companies provide limited coverage for property damage for small boats such as canoes and small sail boats or small power boats with less than 25 mile per hour horse power under a homeowners or renters insurance policy. Coverage is usually about $1,000 or 10 percent of the home’s insured value and generally includes the more »

Do You Know These Pool Safety Tips

Whether you have a luxury in-ground pool, or plan to blow up an inflatable kiddie pool, it is important to consider the safety implications. There are an estimated 7.4 million swimming pools and five million hot tubs in residential or public use in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more »

Be Prepared-Hurricane Season Checklist

With the start of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season approaching on June 1, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) urges coastal residents to review their insurance coverage now so that they understand all of their insurance options and can make sound financial decisions in preparation for a possible storm. To guide consumers through a coverage review more »

Protect Your Home From a Crooked Contractor

Victims of disasters such as a hurricane or wildfire should watch out for dishonest service providers when it is time to repair or rebuild their home. A guide to protecting yourself from crooked contractors.

Are You Prepared for Another Freeze?

We don’t do “cold” very well in Florida. It’s an unfamiliar occurrence, for which we are grateful. However, cold temps are predicted for many parts of the state in the coming days, and you’ll want to heat up your knowledge on surviving the chill. It takes prolonged cool weather to freeze pipes, and it usually more »

Credit Scores vs Insurance Scores

Having good credit can help you in a surprising number of ways. A good credit history can result in getting that dream job, lower interest rates on car loans and mortgages, and better rates on your insurance, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). With a solid credit rating in hot markets like Boston, New York City more »

How Business Owners can Prepare for an Insurance Adjuster’s Visit.

How Business Owners can Prepare for an Insurance Adjuster’s Visit. After reporting a loss, your insurance company will either send a proof of loss form for you to fill out, or schedule an appointment for an insurance adjuster to inspect the site and guide you through the claims process. As part of this process, the more »

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