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Summer Boating Tips

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By Diane Tait
If you own a boat, then you realize that summertime is prime time for boating.Unlike the vast majority of the country where boaters only get to put their vessels in the water during the summer, in Florida we can boat practically all year long.That being said, going out on the water during the summer in the Sunshine State means taking a few extra precautions.

Tips for Selling Your Car

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By Diane Tait
If you own a car, you realize there comes a time when you either want to either sell it or trade it in.As long as your car is still roadworthy, there’s no reason to trade it, since you’ll undoubtedly get more by selling it yourself.That being said, some people are a little unsure as to how to go about getting their car ready for resale.If that’s what’s bothering you, this week’s blog will show you what it takes to prep, price and sell your car privately.

Special Event Insurance

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By Diane Tait
If you’re planning a family reunion, bar mitzvah or wedding that involves caterers, hotels and/or other expenses that could easily be derailed by bad weather or some other act of God, you should consider springing for special event insurance.Designed to help you avoid taking a financial bath should something catastrophic occur that could cause your event to be postponed or cancelled, most consumers don’t even know this coverage exists.Business owners, on the other hand, have long known of and used this kind of insurance to make sure that if worst comes to worst, they have a way of recouping their expenses so they can restage the event at a later date.

Fireworks Safety Tips

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By Diane Tait
With the Fourth of July just around the corner, I thought I’d take the time to give all my readers some advice about fireworks.While I know that fireworks are something that no Fourth of July celebration could do without, when consumers choose to light them off the results can sometime prove catastrophic.Like it or not, in 2016 there were more than 11,000 injuries and four deaths attributed to fireworks in Florida.In addition, there were numerous incidents of collateral damage caused when errant fireworks set structures or vehicles ablaze.Below are several actual incidents to consider before you fill your garage or shed with pyrotechnics.

RV Safety Tips

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By Diane Tait
Have you decided where you want to go for summer vacation?That question is easier said than done whether we’re talking about jumping on a jumbo jet or packing the family up in the car to head out on the road.The biggest bugaboos for most families are making connections and finding accommodations sight unseen.I’m sure you can remember a time or two when you arrived at a resort only to realize the photos online were decades old.Of course, if you own a recreational vehicle, most of these hassles are a thing of the past, since both transport and accommodations are built in.If you own or are thinking of renting an RV this summer, there are a few things you need to put on your checklist.