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May 28, 2018
Florida Human Resources, Florida Business Insurance

5 Tips to Help Your Job Posting Stand Out

Recruiting is becoming progressively more challenging in the current climate. Your job posting is often your very first contact with a potential employee, and in this […]
May 21, 2018
Solar Panels - Florida Business Innovation

Solar Project in Central Florida to Serve Municipal Utilities

The Florida Municipal Power Agency has announced a new large-scale solar energy project that is expected to start operating in 2020. The new project is expected […]
May 14, 2018
Florida Auto Insurance - Florida Personal Insurance

Auto Sales Declining in Florida and Many Other States

The number of households that do not have a car has become more common than 5 years ago. According to the American Census Bureau, there was […]
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 […]
April 30, 2018
Florida Human Resources, Recruiting and Retaining

4 Tips for Finding, Hiring, Training and Retaining the Right Employees

One of the most common struggles small businesses report is finding, hiring, training and retaining the best talent in their industry.  Businesses that are successful leverage […]
April 23, 2018
Florida Personal Insurance

11 Ways to Protect Yourself from Credit Card Scams and Fraud

Every year, millions of Americans are victims of credit card fraud. Over the past two years, customers have been getting used to the new credit cards […]
April 16, 2018
Florida Hurricane Insurance

Above-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted for 2018

Weather forecasters are predicting a busier than usual hurricane season in 2018. Hurricane researchers at Colorado State University (CSU) are anticipating an above-average number of tropical […]
April 9, 2018
Florida Employee Benefits

How Will Tax Reform Impact Employee Benefits Plans?

Tax reform was a major focus for the federal government towards the end of 2017. The final bill that passed in December includes a considerable reduction […]
March 26, 2018
Florida Auto Insurance, Florida Personal Insurance

Will GM Cars Be Your Next AirBnB?

General Motors (GM) is rolling out a pilot program that will allow car owners to rent out their vehicles when they are not using them, similar […]
March 19, 2018
IRS TAS - Florida Individual Insurance

Resolving Tax Issues May Be Easier Than You Think

Dealing with the IRS is stressful for most taxpayers, but getting help may be easier than you think. The IRS offers a process to help taxpayers resolve […]
April 16, 2018
Florida Hurricane Insurance

Above-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted for 2018

Weather forecasters are predicting a busier than usual hurricane season in 2018. Hurricane researchers at Colorado State University (CSU) are anticipating an above-average number of tropical […]
April 9, 2018
Florida Employee Benefits

How Will Tax Reform Impact Employee Benefits Plans?

Tax reform was a major focus for the federal government towards the end of 2017. The final bill that passed in December includes a considerable reduction […]
March 26, 2018
Florida Auto Insurance, Florida Personal Insurance

Will GM Cars Be Your Next AirBnB?

General Motors (GM) is rolling out a pilot program that will allow car owners to rent out their vehicles when they are not using them, similar […]
March 19, 2018
IRS TAS - Florida Individual Insurance

Resolving Tax Issues May Be Easier Than You Think

Dealing with the IRS is stressful for most taxpayers, but getting help may be easier than you think. The IRS offers a process to help taxpayers resolve […]
March 12, 2018
Florida Flood Insurance

High Florida Groundwater Major Contributor to Inland Flooding

The threat of inland flooding in South Florida is increasing due to high groundwater levels and the need to protect fresh water from salt water intrusion. […]
March 5, 2018
Florida Employee Retention - Florida Business Insurance

Consumer Driven Healthcare Plans – Empowering Employees While Controlling Healthcare Costs

What are consumer driven health plans, and why are employers attempting to change employee healthcare behavior? Under traditional healthcare plans, most employees don’t worry about the cost […]
February 26, 2018
Augmented Reality Strategy Image - Construction Image

Why Every Business Should Consider an Augmented Reality Strategy

Annual spending on augmented reality is expected to soar to $60 billion by 2020. Augmented reality is the use of technology that superimposes digital data with […]
February 20, 2018
Florida Employee Recruitment - Florida Employee Benefits

5 Ways to Help Your Business Recruit Top Talent

Human resource professionals across many industries are finding it increasingly difficult to hire highly talented employees. Health, social assistance and manufacturing industries appear to be having […]
February 12, 2018
Florida Flood Insurance - Florida Property Insurance

Sea Level Rise and Tidal Flooding Threaten Florida Communities

As rising sea levels in Florida continue to ascend, flooding is expected to become more common. By 2030, Miami can expect the frequency of tidal flooding […]
February 5, 2018
ACA Cadillac Tax - Florida Employee Benefits

ACA Cadillac Tax Delayed to 2022

The short-term spending bill that ended the government shut down on January 22nd included a small provision that delayed the so-called “Affordable Care Act (ACA) Cadillac […]