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Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone with a boat), you’ve probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It’s a great thought, of course. But,...

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Summer Driving Tips

Summer’s almost here. The sun will come out of hiding, and people will, too. As crowds swell at the beach, in parks, and even on roadways, it all makes for some challenging driving conditions. More people are out and...

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The Ten Things To Buy Before Hurricane Season Starts

Hurricane season doesn’t start until June 1, but creating your hurricane preparedness kit is something that should be done well in advance. These ten things can be acquired now, before long lines and shortages kick in....

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Protecting Your Home: Understanding Your Home Insurance Policy

As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home isn’t something you use daily. And it isn’t something flashy you show off to friends. It’s your homeowners insurance policy, and it protects you in more...

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Corporations and LLC's: Time is Running Out to File Your 2018 Annual Report

If your business is a Florida corporation (INC) or limited liability company (LLC), this is your last reminder from FUBA that the deadline to file your company’s Annual Report with the State of Florida is rapidly...

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Contractors: Do You Use the Construction Database to Track Your Subcontractors?

In Florida, everyone working on a construction job site is required to be covered by workers’ compensation insurance or have a valid workers’ compensation exemption issued by the state Division of Workers’ Compensation....

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Do I Need to Tell My Insurance Company If My Dog Bites Someone?

You probably don’t think your dog would ever bite someone, let alone cause a serious injury. But dog bites are more common than you might realize-4.5 million occur every year in the U.S., according to the Centers for...

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2018 Hurricane Season Expected to Be More Active Than Usual, CSU Forecasters Say


Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide at Home and at Work

Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning-and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The numbers seem...

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Sinkholes and Catastrophic Ground Cover Collapse

What You Should Know Florida has more sinkholes than any other state in the nation. However, not all homeowners’ policies provide coverage for damage to your home resulting from sinkholes. Florida law only requires...

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