15 12, 2017

The Next Threat for Coastal Cities Is Flood Insurance Reform

As Congress considers changes to the National Flood Insurance Program, cities on the water say rising premiums present an existential threat. On October 29, a historic storm laid waste to Central Maine with drenching sheets [...]

7 12, 2017

Costly 2017 Storm Season Will Drive Insurance Rates Higher

Home insurance rates in South Florida — already increasing thanks to claims abuses — will likely be boosted even more as a result of the unusually active 2017 storm season. That’s what insurance industry experts [...]

1 12, 2017

Volunteers Rack Up 1 Million Hours Since Hurricanes Irma, Maria

NAPLES, Fla. - More than 22,500 people have volunteered to help victims of hurricanes, racking up over one million hours of service, according to Gov. Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida. “As families come together to [...]

30 11, 2017

2017 Record Breaking Hurricane Season Comes to a Close

Including a 10-year streak without a hurricane making landfall in Florida, and dodging the worst nature could have offered in 2016 with the the damaging-but-not-catastrophic Hurricanes Matthew and Hermine, many in the state were cautiously [...]

5 10, 2016

Ten Important Steps to Help Ensure Your Safety Following a Hurricane

Hurricanes cause unbelievable destruction in terms of lost property and lives. However, it’s a little known fact that many more people are seriously injured and killed on the picture perfect calm days after a hurricane [...]

1 10, 2016

Ten Steps for Preparing Your Florida Home or Condominium Prior to a Hurricane Evacuation

Hurricane season is upon us in Florida, as it officially began June 1 and ends on November 30. It’s important for your safety to not waste time during the event of an evacuation. Being prepared prior [...]