Storms Coming Early in Florida

Courtesy of http://www.insuringflorida.org/florida-alert-5-days-into-hurricane-season-3-named-storms-already/ We have entered the 2016 hurricane season, and Florida is on alert for a tropical system. It’s the third named storm of the year, and did I mention we are only 5 days into hurricane season? Pay attention please. There has never been 3 storms named this early in the season, which

Older Americans & Insurance

Courtesy of Insuring Florida According to the U.S. Census data, in 2010 there were 22 people over the age of 65 for every 100 people. By 2030, that number will rise steeply – with 35 of every 100 Americans being over 65 years old. That’s 19 percent of the population. No surprise that Florida ranks

Florida and Storms

Courtesy of iii.org With Bonnie threatening to develop into a tropical storm over the Memorial Day weekend, the Atlantic could have its second storm before the official start of hurricane season, which starts on June 1 and ends on November 30. Reporters covering Bonnie and the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season can contact the Insurance Information

Watercraft, Insurance and You

Courtesy of http://www.insuringflorida.org/the-right-insurance-keeps-your-boat-afloat/ Living in Florida means boating season never ends. With the right insurance protection, your boating days can be as carefree as a day at the beach. The type of insurance coverage you get depends upon the boat. If you have a small boat, such as a canoe or kayak, you may have

Dogs and Insurance

Courtesy of http://www.iii.org/issue-update/dog-bite-liability. About 77.8 million dogs are owned as pets in the United States according to a 2015/2016 survey from by the American Pet Products Association. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year and about 885,000 require medical attention for these injuries;

Help for Startups

Managing and growing a successful startup takes vision, passion—and the right type and amount of business insurance, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). “Starting and maintaining a new business can be costly, but the last place business owners should cut corners is insurance,” said Loretta Worters, a vice president with the I.I.I. “Proper business

Factors Determine Your Auto Insurance Rates

Drivers everywhere continue to enjoy the benefits of low gas prices, and what are they doing to celebrate? They are driving more. It’s less costly to take a road trip now, rather than fly to another destination, so more drivers are taking to the streets. More cars on the road increase the number of traffic

Continued-Unclaimed Life Insurance

Courtesy of http://www.iii.org/article/unclaimed-life-insurance-benefits 3. The life insurance company might not be able to find the policy’s beneficiaries (legitimate claimants). There might be one or both of two problems in this scenario. The first is that the descriptions of the beneficiaries might be insufficiently precise for the life insurance company to locate them. This would be