Halloween Safety Tips

It’s the most spooktacular time of the year: Halloween! While your mind might be on delicious candies or ghoulish hauntings safety should remain a top priority! Follow these tips to keep your home safe from accidents involving your decorations and your family safe during trick or treating. Home Safety Tips This rule applies for every day […]

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Life Insurance for Coaches

First it was Harbaugh and now Swinney. No, we’re not talking coaching we’re talking contracts. It was revealed this week that the Clemson Tigers coach, Dabo Swinney, has entered into a contract with the 2016 college football national champion university through 2024. According to ESPN, he will receive an average of $6.75 million a year. […]

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Water Activities in Gainesville

Today is officially the first day of summer! With temperatures in June averaging 90 degrees and 91 degrees in July, according to usclimatedata.com, it’s tempting to beat the heat by hiding indoors with the blinds drawn closed. Luckily, we’ve outlined some fun water activities in and around Gainesville. These activities are great for families to […]

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Auto Insurance When It’s Not Your Car

In most instances, borrowing a car or renting, your auto insurance will follow a vehicle rather than a driver. Rented Vehicle Typically, the insurance you obtain for your personal vehicle will carry over to a rental car. Seems easy enough, but there are some stipulations to this rule. The rental vehicle cannot be used for […]

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Unusual Coverage

When you purchase homeowners insurance you can almost assume that damage from certain perils is included in your coverage. For example, you expect theft, damage from a fire or vandalism to be covered. It’s hard to imagine that you’d need coverage for much else (besides floods, which typically are not covered but must be purchased […]

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Tax Tackling Tips

According to CNBC, 13% of Americans would rather go to jail than do their taxes. While you may not feel as strongly, there is a good chance that there are plenty of things you’d rather spend your time doing than taxes this season. Use these tips before filing this season to help you maximize your […]

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5 Financial Next Steps for Newly Engaged Couples

Since more than 40% of couples get engaged between November and February each year, according to Wedding Wire, there’s a good chance you or someone you know got engaged this holiday season. First things first, congratulations! This is a crazy and exciting time in anyone’s life. We’ve got some ideas for the next steps you […]

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Claims Numbers

As a precaution during the upcoming storm, Hurricane Matthew, we have created a comprehensive list of numbers you should call in the event that you need to file a claim. During this time we will be checking our emails and main phone line messages as often as possible to be available to all our clients. […]

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Social Engineering Fraud

With the growth of technology and business communication over the Internet, hackers can gain access to private information in an easier way and use it in an attempt to trick companies into sending them money. Recently, there has been an increase in losses resulting from “Social Engineering Fraud”, also referred to as “Cyber Deception” or “Spear Phishing”.  These financial […]

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Changes to Florida Blue Pharmacies

Florida Blue recently announced its move from using CVS pharmacies and CVS-owned pharmacies to Walgreens.  Starting January 1, 2017 for some individuals under 65 and small group ACA members will no longer be able to fill prescriptions through CVS. For others this will not become effective until April 1, 2017. Members must transfer their prescriptions before this […]

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RightTrack in Florida

Safeco Insurance has joined other insurance companies, such as Progressive and Nationwide, to offer a telematics device to drivers. RightTrack helps to evaluate your driving habits and determine whether you may be eligible for discounts on your insurance. RightTrack was released by Safeco in mid August, and it offers an up front discount of 5% […]

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Employee Health Coverage Updates

Did you recently receive a letter from the Exchange?  In Spring of 2016, the Exchange, also known as the Marketplace, began sending letters to employers if employees applied for insurance and were deemed eligible for subsidies through the Exchange. The Exchange is the government backed “department” for people shopping for coverage that need a subsidy […]

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3 Tips for Securing Home Insurance this Hurricane Season

As Hurricane Season begins homeowners and potential new homeowners may be hard pressed to insure homes or modify their coverage during this time. Hurricane season runs from June 1st to November 30th each year, and if a storm (could be a hurricane or tropical storm) is named many insurance companies will suspend binding coverage prior to […]

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