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Florida gets above-average marks on financial transparency
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 15, 2018

Florida received a score of 76 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.

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WINTER PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 19th Hole Golf Networking Tournament to be held November 2
Press release submission | Oct 25, 2018

Join BKHM CPAs and local professionals for our 5th Annual 19th Hole Golf Networking Tournament on November 2nd at Eagle Creek Golf Course - Registration get you 18 holes of golf, lunch, open bar before and after lunch.

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Changes to your property often mean revising your homeowners insurance

By Marian Johns | Oct 5, 2018

Just as the season is beginning to change, so might the things around your house. That's why it's a good idea to think about reviewing your home insurance coverage.

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WINTER PARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL: Hospital Foundation Adds Members to Board of Directors

By Press release submission | Oct 3, 2018

Florida Hospital New Smyrna has named two new members to serve on the board of directors for its foundation: Marvel Richards and Debra Simms.

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ENGEL & VOELKERS / ORLANDO WINTER PARK: Engel & Völkers Recognizes Its Top 10 Advisors Worldwide

By Press release submission | Sep 27, 2018

Engel & Völkers recently recognized its top 10 real estate advisors worldwide based on 2017 production at an award ceremony at the historic Hamburg Museum in Germany

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Flooding from Hurricane Florence is a reminder of the dangers of being underinsured

By Marian Johns | Sep 24, 2018

A recent study by Consumer Reports shows that 60 percent of all homes in the U.S. are underinsured by 20 percent.

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Knowing home insurance basics can help you protect your property

By Marian Johns | Sep 24, 2018

Homeowners insurance might not be the most riveting topic, but learning even just the basics about homeowners coverage and your policy can come in handy if you face a property loss.

From Ocoee Today
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Even in Florida, homes should be prepared for seasonal changes

By Marian Johns | Sep 24, 2018

While Floridans might be lathering on the sunscreen and strolling along the beach instead of gazing at that early fall foliage like our northern neighbors, homeowners in the Sunshine State should still think about preparing their homes for the upcoming season change.

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HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF METRO ORLANDO: Crummer Entrepreneurial Growth Series

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Rollins College is offering a special discount to HCCMO members for their Crummer Entrepreneurial Growth Series.

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Portable generators after a storm are handy if operated properly

By Marian Johns | Sep 17, 2018

Floridians are all to familiar in dealing with the inconveniences of having no power in the aftermath of a hurricane and while having a portable generator can ease that burden, if it's not operated properly it can also be deadly.

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Home security can help lower your insurance premiums

By Marian Johns | Sep 17, 2018

Whether it's "do it yourself" wireless sensors and alarms, a simple doorbell camera, or the traditional company-monitored alarm system, investing in home security can offer you protection as well as savings on home insurance premiums.

From Ocoee Today
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Make sure your college student's belongings are insured

By Marian Johns | Sep 17, 2018

Before you send your college student off with their iPhones, laptops and other personal belongings, it's a good idea to check on your home insurance's "off-premises" coverage to see if those items are covered while your student is living in a dorm.

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Semi-Annual Porch Sale & Flea Market is Saturday

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 13, 2018

Don't miss out on the Semi-Annual Porch Sale & Flea Market.

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Replacement cost can vary from cash value in homeowners claims

By Marian Johns | Sep 10, 2018

However, understanding the terms "actual cash value" and "replacement cost value" when it comes to your insurance, can be a huge factor in deciding what type of homeowners coverage you need.

From Ocoee Today
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Age, condition of a home will affect your insurance rates

By Marian Johns | Sep 10, 2018

While the age of a home is a factor when it comes to homeowners insurance, most insurance companies also take into account the condition of your home, explains Kin Insurance's director of insurance product management Kevin Turner.

From Ocoee Today
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Promptness can be key when filing a homeowners insurance claim

By Marian Johns | Sep 3, 2018

Homeowners should have an idea about what their policy states, especially regarding how long they have to file a claim after an incident and whether it will affect their insurance rates.

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Maintaining a home inventory can expedite insurance claims

By Marian Johns | Sep 3, 2018

In today's high-tech, social media world, everyone is taking videos and snapping photos. But in addition to all of those selfies, you may want to think about capturing some of your belongings on camera as part of a home inventory.

From Ocoee Today
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How does a wind mitigation inspection work?

By Marian Johns | Aug 27, 2018

A wind mitigation inspection might sound intimidating. But in areas like Florida, that should not stop homeowners from getting one to help protect their home and potentially save money on home insurance.

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