6 Lifestyle Changes you Can Make to Help You live Longer

March 17, 2019By Preferred Link

  With medical and technological advancements at an all-time high, it is no surprise people around the world are now living longer than...

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Money-Saving Tips to Stay Cool During South Florida’s Summers

March 10, 2019By Preferred Link

  In Florida if we get to turn of our air conditioners for a few days out of the year we consider ourselves lucky! Now that we are getting...

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Planning a Stress-Free Vacation this Spring Break

February 27, 2019By Preferred Link

  Spring break is supposed to be fun and memorable. Often times, with so many people traveling all over the world at the same time it...

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Home Insurance and Flood Insurance: Do You Know the Difference?

February 26, 2019By Preferred Link

  Your home is probably the largest financial asset you have. Making sure you have the right insurance coverage to protect your investment...

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Choosing the Right Car Seat for Your Child

February 7, 2019By Preferred Link

  For many parents their children are their number one priority. With so much that is involved in raising a child one thing that can...

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Hidden Fire Hazards You May Have Around Your Home

February 5, 2019By Preferred Link

  Nearly all homeowners know the importance of installing and maintain smoke detectors and fire extinguishers. They probably also keep...

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Does Buying an Extended Warranty for Your Car Make Sense?

January 25, 2019By Preferred Link

Buying a new (or used) car is a big decision. Add to that the seemingly endless choices of upgrades and this can make for a very stressful...

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Smooth Sailing with the Right Boater’s Insurance

January 23, 2019By Preferred Link

  Owning a boat can give you a sense of freedom that few people get to experience. Being able to enjoy the smell of the salty ocean air...

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Choosing the Perfect Fence for Your Home

January 14, 2019By Preferred Link

  Whether you live on a property that’s large or small, a fence is a good way to establish boundaries around your home and keep unwanted...

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Get a Better Night’s Rest with a Simple Bedroom Makeover

January 7, 2019By Preferred Link

  These days, getting a good night’s sleep can be nearly impossible. With so many things to do and so many distractions at our fingertips,...

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New Year’s Celebrations to Check Out Around the U.S.

December 21, 2018By Preferred Link

  New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate the end of the old year and welcome the new year with optimism and hopefully an open-mind to...

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6 Easy Changes to Help You Save Money on Electricity

December 19, 2018By Preferred Link

Between parties, the perfect outfit, and presents, the holiday season bring a lot of expenses our way. While you may not want to skimp on...

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Simple Things You can do for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

December 14, 2018By Rosa Munoz

  The holidays are upon us and usually that means joy and happiness but for some this can also bring negative emotions. Never ending...

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6 Tips to Protect Your Car from Winter Weather When Traveling

December 4, 2018By Preferred Link

  Luckily, we don’t have to worry much about winter weather in South Florida. During the holidays though many choose to trade our sandy...

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How to Prevent a Car Break-In During this Holiday Season

November 29, 2018By Preferred Link

  With the holidays in full swing, one of the most common things to do in preparation for the upcoming festivities is to go shopping...

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Tips for Decorating Your Home this Holiday Season

November 16, 2018By Preferred Link

  The holidays are upon us! For many of us that means dusting off our decorations and proudly displaying them around our home. This can...

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4 Plants to Keep Pests Away from Your Home and Garden

November 7, 2018By Preferred Link

Plants and flowers are not just pleasing to the eye. They can also be helpful at keeping pests away, especially in hot and humid South Florida....

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How Exercise Plays a Big Role in How Long You Live

October 17, 2018By Preferred Link

  We all know physical activity is great for our health, both mental and physical. But did you also know exercise can play a big role...

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What to Look for in a Video Doorbell and Smart Lock for Your Home

October 9, 2018By Preferred Link

Protecting your home and your family can be as simple as installing a video doorbell or smart lock device. With so many different options...

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Family Fall Activities Around South Florida

October 3, 2018By Preferred Link

  Fall is finally here and while that may not mean much temperature wise in South Florida, it does mean we can enjoy a slew of fall-themed...

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Cat4Home – Enhanced Hurricane Protection for Your Home

September 25, 2018By Preferred Link

  Floridians are all too familiar with hurricanes and the disasters they can bring. The last thing any homeowner needs after a hurricane...

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Tips to Help You Save Money on Home Renovations

September 1, 2018By Preferred Link

A home renovation can not only help  you better enjoy your home but may also increase your home’s value. Still, renovations can be...

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7 Most Common Auto Insurance Claims and How You Can Avoid Them

August 20, 2018By Preferred Link

  No matter how careful we are, sometimes accidents just happen (especially in South Florida). Auto insurance is an integral part in...

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What You Should Know About Your Car Insurance Deductible

August 13, 2018By Preferred Link

  Trying to understand your car insurance deductible can be confusing and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Here we offer...

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What to do if Your Car Breaks Down While Driving

August 9, 2018By Preferred Link

  If your car breaks down while driving, your may concern should be to get it to the safest spot possible. Once you have done that, you...

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How Distracted Driving can Lead to Higher Car Insurance Premiums

July 31, 2018By Preferred Link

  Most Florida drivers realize there are dangers to driving while distracted. What you may not know however, is that these distractions...

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Steps You Can Take to Stay Safe During a Lightning Storm

July 25, 2018By Preferred Link

As many golfers and other outdoors enthusiasts can attest, thunderstorms can often strike with little to no warning, especially during the...

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Warning Signs and how to Help Prevent a Heat Stroke

July 17, 2018By Preferred Link

  Did you know that extreme heat has killed more people in recent years than all other natural disasters combined? Between 1999 and...

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What Should I do During a Tire Blowout?

July 14, 2018By Preferred Link

  For many drivers, there is nothing more frightening or potentially dangerous than a tire blowout at almost any speed. While the number...

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7 Quick Tips to Properly Stage Your Home for Sale

July 6, 2018By Preferred Link

Sellers are usually looking to sell their homes quickly and for the highest amount possible. Buyers want to know they are getting a great...

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Where to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in South Florida

June 28, 2018By Preferred Link

Some things are better left to the experts and fireworks shows are one of them! Whether you live in Dade, Broward, or Palm Beach Counties,...

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What Happens if I’m in an Accident with an Uninsured Driver?

June 18, 2018By Preferred Link

According to a study posted by the Insurance Information Institute, 26.7% of Florida’s drivers are uninsured. That’s the highest of any...

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How to Prepare Financially for Florida’s Hurricane Season

June 12, 2018By Preferred Link

  According to an article on Bloomberg, the 2017 hurricane season was “the most expensive ever, racking up $202.6 billion in damages.”...

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5 Plants that Help Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

May 22, 2018By Preferred Link

Pollution is not limited to outdoor air. Our homes can be filled with toxic chemicals from the things we fill it with like formaldehyde from...

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What is the Difference Between a Hurricane Watch and Warning?

May 17, 2018By Preferred Link

We’re 2 weeks away from the start of hurricane season here in Florida. While most of us are by now familiar with everything this entails,...

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How to Keep Mosquitoes Away from Your Home

May 3, 2018By Preferred Link

Thanks to Florida’s warm and humid weather year-round, mosquitoes are something we pretty much have to learn to live with. With Zika and...

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Do I Really Need Insurance for my Business?

April 23, 2018By Preferred Link

  You have worked hard for your business, poured your heart and soul into it to watch it grow and flourish. Even if your business is...

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What Should I Pack in My Hurricane Emergency Kit?

April 16, 2018By Preferred Link

  As the saying goes, “it’s better to be safe than sorry.” Every year, we should be diligent about setting up a hurricane plan...

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Why Now is the Time to Purchase Flood Insurance for Your Home

April 2, 2018By Preferred Link

  We are only two months away from hurricane season which officially starts June 1st. Hopefully Florida won’t be impacted by any hurricanes...

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Impact Windows or Hurricane Shutters; Which are Best for Your Home?

April 9, 2018By Preferred Link

  Living in Florida, we all know the importance of protecting our homes from hurricanes. Knowing exactly how to best protect them know...

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How to Find a Good Mechanic

March 22, 2018By Preferred Link

  Most of us only know the basics when it comes to car maintenance and repair. There comes a time when we need a knowledgeable and trustworthy...

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Why Buying a Used Car May be Better than You Think

March 15, 2018By Preferred Link

  Buying a car is big decision and investment. We often think “newer is better” but with so many options in used cars and with a...

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10 Unique Spring Break Destinations in Florida Continued…

March 8, 2018By Preferred Link

Continuing from our last blog post, here are the remaining unique spring break destinations in Florida.   Image credit: floridastateparks.org   6....

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10 Unique Spring Break Destinations in Florida

March 1, 2018By Preferred Link

When most people think of spring break, college kids and wild parties may come to mind. For those who prefer something a little more off the...

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What Affects My Homeowners Insurance Rates?

February 22, 2018By Preferred Link

Homeowners insurance covers losses to your home or your belongings. With so many different insurance companies and types of policies to choose...

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How to Choose the Right Homeowners Insurance

February 15, 2018By Preferred Link

Your home is quite possibly your most valuable asset. As such, you should protect it with a comprehensive insurance policy. Below, we offer...

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Auto Insurance for a Leased Car

February 8, 2018By Preferred Link

Leasing a car can often seem enticing due to their generally lower monthly payments and the ability to drive a new car every few years. What...

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9 Romantic Restaurants in South Florida

February 1, 2018By Preferred Link

Valentine’s days is quickly approaching, which means many of us will be scrambling to make reservations. Whether you are looking for a restaurant...

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4 Common Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Them

January 22, 2018By Preferred Link

Strong hurricane winds, a fire, theft, or a burst pipe; the unexpected can happen at any time. This is why it’s important to protect your...

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Preparing to Buy Your First Home

January 15, 2018By Preferred Link

With rent prices skyrocketing in South Florida, it is no secret that it is much wiser to buy than to rent. Still, the task can be daunting...

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Do I Need Life Insurance?

January 8, 2018By Preferred Link

Life insurance is one of those things we rarely think about let alone speak about. Truth is it really should be at the top of most people’s...

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5 Ways to Pay for College

January 4, 2018By Preferred Link

Paying for college is quite the challenge for many families. With tuition creeping up every year, the earlier you can develop a plan and start...

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10 Tips for Driving in Winter Weather

December 22, 2017By Preferred Link

As Floridians, the worst winter weather many of us have experienced if probably heavy cold rain and 40-degree temperatures; nothing too menacing....

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Tips for Holiday Travel: Part 2

December 15, 2017By Preferred Link

Continuing with our post on joyful, stress-free travels – below are some additional tips to help you out this holiday season: Double...

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Tips for holiday Travel: Part 1

December 8, 2017By Preferred Link

The Holidays are quickly approaching and that means many of us, along with millions of others will be traveling. Whether you’re traveling...

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How to Keep Your Home Safe While Traveling

December 1, 2017By Preferred Link

The last thing you need after coming back from a relaxing vacation is to find your home burglarized. Taking these preventative steps will...

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Car Seat Safety

November 24, 2017By Preferred Link

As parents, one of the most important jobs we have is to keep our children safe. Thousands of children are either killed or injured each year...

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Basic Car Maintenance Tips

November 17, 2017By Preferred Link

Not many drivers are mechanically inclined. Still, there are some basic car maintenance tips everyone should know to keep their cars running...

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10 Safety Tips for Deep Frying a Turkey

November 10, 2017By Preferred Link

According to the National Fire Protection, Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve....

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Keeping Your Pet Safe in the Car

November 3, 2017By Preferred Link

Pets are often like family. We spoil them, take good care of them, and they never leave our side. Just like with family, we should take precautions...

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Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

October 22, 2017By Preferred Link

Halloween is a fun, magical time for kids (and adults!). To help ensure this day is fun and safe for everyone, we have compiled some tips...

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Flood Insurance 101

October 15, 2017By Preferred Link

  A common misconception is that unless you live in a designated flood zone you don’t need or can’t get flood insurance. This is...

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Tips for Hiring a Contractor

October 8, 2017By Preferred Link

Whether you are taking on hurricane related repairs or remodeling your entire home, hiring a good contractor is important. Always keep in...

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Why Supplemental Insurance is a Smart Choice for Florida Homeowners

October 1, 2017By Preferred Link

Supplemental insurance coverage is extremely important for Florida homeowners. The 2017 hurricane season is proving to be very active and...

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Could Your Business Survive a Hurricane?

September 21, 2017By Preferred Link

As Floridians, we know the dangers of hurricanes and their potential impact all too well. We have become accustomed to making the necessary...

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Preparing Your Boat for a Hurricane

September 14, 2017By Preferred Link

When thinking of hurricane planning and preparations most of us know to include our families, homes, businesses and cars but many forget the...

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Generator Safety

September 7, 2017By Preferred Link

With hurricane season and the increasing threat of heavy rains and flooding comes the potential for frequent and long-lasting power outages...

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Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

September 4, 2017By Preferred Link

A little over a week ago, on August 26th, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas as a Category 4 storm. While the hurricane decreased in intensity...

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Avoiding Distractions While Driving

August 21, 2017By Preferred Link

According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were 49,231 crashes in 2016 due to distracted driving. Most...

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How to Save on Homeowners Insurance

August 14, 2017By Preferred Link

Your home is possibly your most valuable asset and you should protect it as such. Still, no one should be over paying for insurance. Here...

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Tips for First Time Home Buyers

August 7, 2017By Preferred Link

Buying a home is probably the biggest purchase you will ever make. Needless to say, it is an exciting time but can also become very stressful...

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Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe

August 1, 2017By Preferred Link

  Most teens dream of the day they get their license and can drive by themselves. For many parents, this stage in life is quite stressful....

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Tips to Prepare for College Move-In Day

July 24, 2017By Preferred Link

The new school year is quickly approaching, which means a whole new drove of students is preparing for their first year of college. Typically,...

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What Should I Do After a Flood?

July 17, 2017By Preferred Link

We are no strangers to floods in South Florida, but often times these conditions can catch us off guard. Floods can pose several dangers and...

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Basic Home Maintenance Tips Everyone Should Know

July 10, 2017By Preferred Link

Unlike pretty much anything else you may buy, your home does not come with an instruction manual, as helpful as that would be. Some basic...

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What Should I Do After a Car Accident?

July 3, 2017By Preferred Link

If you have never been in a car accident, consider yourself lucky! Every accident is different but one thing is for sure – no matter...

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What to do After a Hurricane

June 22, 2017By Preferred Link

Just as important as it is to know how to prepare for and stay safe during a hurricane, it is also important to know what to do once a hurricane...

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How to Protect Your Home from Floods

June 15, 2017By Preferred Link

With rising sea levels, more intense weather, and population growth in the coast, the risk of severe flooding is increasing, especially in...

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Peace of Mind with Hurricane Protection

June 8, 2017By Preferred Link

2005 was the last major hurricane season in Florida and generated $1.6 billion in deductibles and a whopping $22 billion in property loss....

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Making a Hurricane Plan with Your Family

June 1, 2017By Preferred Link

June 1st marks the start of the Atlantic hurricane season. While forecasters are predicting less activity this year, this doesn’t mean we...

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

May 22, 2017By Preferred Link

Hurricanes are a genuine fear for anyone who lives in a coastal region. Though they don’t strike every year, Florida residents understand...

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Protect Your Home from Florida’s Hurricane Season

May 15, 2017By Preferred Link

Hurricanes are the world’s most dangerous storms. They can wipe out entire cities and level miles of land in a short amount of time. When...

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Flood Insurance for First-Time Homeowners

May 2, 2017By admin

Natural disasters are a risk from which every homeowner must protect themselves. If you live on the coast, you’re probably well-aware of...

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How to Find the Lowest Auto Insurance Rate?

April 27, 2017By admin

Shopping for car insurance can sometimes feel like a never-ending chore. You have endless options, and no easy or fast way to compare prices...

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Does Insurance Cover Me if My Car is Stolen?

April 25, 2017By admin

Car theft is one of the worst experiences you can have. By no fault of your own, you are stuck in place with no way to fix the situation. Most...

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How to Get Affordable Teen Driver Insurance

April 13, 2017By admin

It’s exciting to give your son or daughter the keys to your car for the first time. After many trials during their permit phase, they’ve...

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What Determines My Auto Insurance Rates?

February 21, 2017By admin

Have you ever wondered what factors are considered to determine your auto insurance rates? There are several factors the underwriters consider....

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Uninsured Motorists: A 1 in 7 Chance

By admin

Uninsured motorists are more common than you might think. Although auto insurance is required in all states, there are many drivers who choose...

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