Is a Career as an Insurance Agent Right for you?

  Let’s clear up one thing before we start, the death of the Insurance Agent is not happening any time soon and will probably never happen. In fact, employment of insurance agents is expected to grow 10 percent over the next ten years, which is faster than the average job growth expectation for similar fields. […]

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5 Things you Need to Know about Rental Home Insurance

Insuring rental properties is much different than insuring your primary residence. As a property owner you face losses from unforeseen scenarios that could result in the loss of the home or other monetary damage. The most common losses we see to rentals homes are fire and smoke damage. For example, as a result of a […]

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Turkey Fryer Safety Tips

Like many other Americans, this Thanksgiving our family will be deep frying our turkey. A time-honored tradition at the Barbee household. It is important to remember safety. According to the National Fire Protection Association, every year deep-fryer fires are responsible for more than $15 Million in property damage, 60 injuries and five (5) deaths each […]

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Protection That Matters – Term Life Insurance

Florida Term Life Insurance Now is the right time to protect your family against the devastating loss of a loved one with Term Life Insurance. Let’s face it, nobody wants to talk about the loss of a loved one. Death is one of the most difficult subjects to talk about and even harder to plan […]

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Florida Back-to-School Tax Holiday

Florida Back-to-School Tax Holiday August 3rd – 5th Yes, it’s that time of year again…Back-to-School Tax Holiday! First the bad news, our lawmakers in Tallahassee failed to include technology items like new computers in this years Tax Holiday. Last year you were able to get technology items up to $750 state tax free. In 2016 […]

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Dealers Open Lot Insurance

One of the most valuable coverage options available to Dealerships is Dealers Open Lot (DOL) otherwise known as Physical Damage Coverage. DOL provides physical damage insurance for the dealerships inventory. This coverage comes in the form of comprehensive and collision for vehicles held for sale by the dealership. Why is this coverage option so critical […]

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Florida Cargo Insurance

My insurance company told me that they won’t insure my cargo in Florida. Can I get cargo insurance on its own? More and more insurance companies are refusing to offer cargo insurance for Florida truckers. Our unique environment in Florida makes it tougher to haul certain kinds of cargo in our state. Refrigerated goods are […]

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How to file a Commercial Truck Claim

I was just involved in an accident. What do I do? Vehicle accidents happen every day. They are one of the most common causes of injury and property damage in the country. Clients that drive big trucks have many of the same problems as other motorists on the road. People cut them off, they switch […]

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Zurich Insurance to Non-Renew Dealerships

Zurich Insurance made historic news by announcing it will non-renew certain types of dealerships in Florida and other states across the United States. A Zurich Insurance spokesperson announced, “We are reshaping our auto dealer P&C portfolio to proactively address persistent underperformance due to the continued volatility associated with large and catastrophic hail losses, combined with […]

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Auto Dealership Non-Renewal, What Now? – Zurich Insurance

With the recent announcement that Zurich Insurance will be non-renewing a large portion of their Auto Dealerships in Florida, as well as other select states, it leaves many business’ wondering what do we do now?  The obvious answer is to find replacement coverage, but where should you start?  What should you look for? What questions […]

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