Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

Although Florida's winter hasn't been so terrible for us, our homes will still require a bit of maintenance as the season changes. Here is a list of areas in your home which may require maintenance to help you stay on track this Spring:  Examine roof shingles: You should conduct a close in... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
3.23.17

Are Your Pets Included in Your Emergency Plans?

Emergencies show themselves in all shapes and forms and each disaster requires different measures to keep your pets safe. It is extremely important you have a plan of action for all scenarios such as hurricane, flood, fire, etc. Here are some simple things you can do in order to be prepared and ke... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
3.21.17

Florida Peninsula's Charity of the Month: Humane Society of Broward County

Florida Peninsula's Charity of the Month is the Humane Society of Broward County. This organization "provides shelter, aid, and responsible adoptions to animals entrusted to [their] care, and educates the community about respect and kindness to all animals." The Humane Society of Broward County ma... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
3.15.17

Daylight Saving Time Begins on March 12th

  On March 12th, 2017 at 2am, the clocks will spring forward 1 hour, marking the beginning of Daylight Saving Time. For some, the thought of losing an hour of sleep in the spring is more difficult than adjusting to the extra hour we get in the Fall. Here are some tips to help you quickly adj... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
3.11.17

Why You Should Have Pet Insurance

Many of us see our pets as members of our household. We let them live in our homes, sleep in our beds, and when we eat, they eat. It has even become popular to celebrate their birthdays or home-coming anniversaries, and will include them in important events such as weddings and family parties. If ... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
3.06.17

Insurance Fraud in Florida

  According to the National Information Crime Bureau (NICB), Florida is among the top 5 states, next to California, Michigan, and New York, with the highest rate of questionable insurance claims (QCs). QCs are claims which NICB member insurance companies refer for closer review and investiga... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
2.27.17

#FightingFraudFriday: Beware of Home Repair and Contractor Fraud

  As spring approaches, don't be a victim of home repair and contractor fraud. Reduce the risk of being scammed by making yourself aware of the following red flags: 1. Contractors who appear at your doorstep: If someone knocks at your door to ask you if you need their services, or offer to ... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
2.24.17

#FightingFraudFriday: Avoiding "Dumpster Divers"

  One man's trash is an identity thief's treasure. As crazy as it sounds, identity thieves can find valuable information in what you are throwing away. Unknowingly, our trash bins can be filled with personal information including bank statements, credit card numbers and more. What is known a... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
2.17.17

#FightingFraudFriday: Ways to Avoid Hackers

Shopping online is one of the most convenient ways to purchase items without having to go to multiple stores, but it can also be one of the most dangerous. Cyber criminals use the web to gain access to personal and financial information in order to purchase items for themselves. Unfortunately, con... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
2.09.17

#FightingFraudFriday: E-mail Scams

E-mail provides us with a convenient, and powerful, communications tool. Unfortunetly, it also allows scammers to lure potential victims. In order to protect yourself from these types of scams, you should understand how they work and what you can do to avoid them. Here are some things you should l... [More]

by Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
2.03.17
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