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June 17, 2019

8 Interesting Hurricane Facts You Might Not Know

Hurricanes are the most intense storms on Earth. Also called tropical cyclones, the strongest recorded wind speed during a hurricane was 190 miles per hour (mph), […]
June 10, 2019

How Businesses are Using Digital Identities to Enhance Customer Personalization

Advances in digital customer profiling have enabled businesses to learn more about their customers than ever before. As technology becomes ever more integrated into our daily […]
June 3, 2019
Florida Onboarding - Florida Business Insurance

Employee Benefits Compliance Checklist for Small and Large Employers

There have been many significant changes to group health plans in the years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010. Certain […]
May 28, 2019
Florida Business Innovation - Florida Business Insurance

How Biometrics Change the Way Business Decisions Are Made

Businesses today that are on the cutting-edge of technology are using sophisticated biometric technologies to reduce guess-work and improve decision-making processes. The latest in cognitive research […]
May 20, 2019
Florida Human Resources, Recruiting and Retaining

Recruiting Millennials with Voluntary Benefits

In most industries in 2019, transparent and flexible benefits options are critical to retaining top talent. Flexibility and lifestyle balance are especially important to millennials, who […]
May 13, 2019

Florida, Southern Cities Rank High for U.S. Boomtowns

People often move to boomtowns to enjoy lower taxes, lower cost of living, job growth and the ability to afford a home. A lower cost of […]
May 6, 2019
Florida Luxury Home Insurance

5 Ways Landscaping Affects Your Property Value

Spring is here, and for many people, that means it’s time to start working on lawn chores and landscaping updates you have in mind for your […]
April 22, 2019

What to Know About Pre-Existing Conditions in the Debate Over Healthcare

Recent legal and policy developments related to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made future protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions a […]
April 15, 2019

11 Tips to Save Money for Gas on Your Next Road Trip

Spring is here and many families are excitedly planning road trips. No matter what the destination, a road trip allows travelers the opportunity to go at […]
April 8, 2019
Performance Based Risk Transfer

Performance Based Risk Transfer – A Captive Might Be a Good Fit

By Joe Donohue Many CFO’s or owners who handle the yearly procurement of their company’s commercial insurance coverages have probably heard the phrase “Performance Based Risk […]
June 11, 2018
Florida Risk Management

Crisis Response Planning – Preparing for the Unpredictable

By Alyssia Totten – The number of armed attacks by active shooters and assailants in the U.S. continue to rise. Additionally, the nature and landscape of […]
May 7, 2018
Assault & Hostage Crisis Insurance

How Insurance Coverages Apply to an Assault and Hostage Crisis

By Alyssia Totten – In 2017, there were 344 reported mass shooting events, and at least 15,549 gun deaths. In 2018, there have already been 3,284 […]