Insuring the Big Guy: How Much Would It REALLY Cost to Cover Santa?

Insurance companies have plenty of information for you around the holidays. Tips about protecting your home and vehicle during a time of year when theft is high, insuring those expensive new toys (or that shiny new engagement ring) and making sure you’re ready for that long holiday road trip and the risks that come with […]

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Don’t Be a Turkey: How to Safely Fry Your Turkey This Thanksgiving Season

When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, we all know that the bird is the star of the show. While the iconic picture is of mom (or grandma) pulling the perfectly roasted turkey from the oven and carrying it lovingly to the table to be carved, not everyone enjoys roasting their turkeys. Between the messy pan […]

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Make Your List, Check It Twice: Preparing for Holiday Travels

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and for many people, that means finalizing vacation plans and preparing for long trips to see family, whether by air, car, or even RV. Vacations can be incredibly fun and relaxing, but they can quickly turn sour if you are faced with an unexpected issue like word that your […]

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Hit The Road with Carroll Marshall Insurance

Central Florida is a popular destination for motorcyclists, and while we get many people who vacation here for the sake of riding, our winter residents, or “snowbirds” as they’re fondly referred to, are also a big part of our biking population. Its flat terrain, expansive highways, and extensive coastline make The Sunshine State a top […]

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Supporting Others While We Breathe A Sigh of Relief: Hurricane Dorian 2019

Hurricane Dorian has certainly left its mark on Florida, though not in the way we expected. Thankfully we are left with little damage from wind and rain, but we certainly have felt our share of stress and anxiety in the days leading up to this storm, and we’ve all felt the financial pull after hurrying […]

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Dorian Is Headed Our Way…Is Florida Ready?

Tropical storm Dorian is just a few mph away from being upgraded to a hurricane, and experts expect it to strengthen over the weekend and hit Florida sometime on Monday as a potential Category 3 storm. While it might not be classified as another Irma, none of us have forgotten the blow received by Polk […]

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Work at Home? Here’s What You Need to Know

In the current job market, working from home, or “teleworking” as it’s best-known, is becoming increasingly popular. After all, what’s not to love? It’s less overhead operating costs for the business owner to pick up, traffic and commute time becomes a non-existent issue, and employees can enjoy a more flexible schedule and work environment which […]

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Hump Day How-To: Filing a Claim with Your Homeowner’s Insurance

We’ve made it to Wednesday, and with it being the first week of school here in Polk County, that’s an accomplishment! We like offering our readers a wide variety of content here on our blog, from informative posts about types of coverage, common issues clients face, and even helpful how-to guides about the insurance industry. […]

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Ready, Set, Launch: Sending Your Student into The World of College

Students all over Polk County are gearing up for a new school year, and while the adjustment from lazy summer days to the structured schedule of classes and homework is hard no matter the grade, for those heading off into their first year of college, the switch can be difficult to navigate. Students at this […]

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Ready, Aim, Fireworks! Safety Tips for 4th of July Celebrations

We’ve almost made it to Independence Day, and we’re sure your celebrations will include plenty of good food, time with friends, and quite possibly, fireworks. Fireworks are a traditional way to recognize the 4th, and while very entertaining, they can also be dangerous for those who fail to follow basic safety protocols or those who […]

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