Insurance Advice Archive

How to Assess Private Flood Insurance

Private flood insurance options are increasingly available in some states, but consumers should make sure they understand the fine print before choosing one over a federal policy. Typical homeowner insurance policies do not cover flood damage; consumers must buy special coverage. Most residential flood policies ...Read More

Insurance Rates Rise in Florida

TALLAHASSEE — Floridians are driving more and getting into a lot more accidents, and they’re paying the price with rising car insurance rates that are already among the nation’s highest. Premiums have risen 14 percent statewide since Jan. 1 of last year — nearly ...Read More

What to Know Before Buying Jewelry Online

As the broader retail industry continues to experience an uptick in e-commerce sales, the jewelry segment is no exception. In fact, by 2020, online fine jewelry and fashion jewelry sales will capture 10% and 15% of the market, respectively. While buying jewelry online can ...Read More

Dimmitt Insurance Sponsors Morton Plant Hospital

On the weekend of November 12th, The Morton Plant Hospital celebrated 100 years of service to the community. Guests participated in a Friday night kickoff party, Saturday Gala and Sunday brunch. All proceeds from the weekend benefited the Morton Plant Hospital. The Dimmitt Insurance is proud ...Read More

What Worries Consumers and Businesses the Most?

Business leaders and consumers share many common concerns, according to data compiled from the 2016 Travelers Risk Index. The annual survey found that cyber risk is still considered one of the greatest risks facing both Americans and American businesses. And while businesses worry more ...Read More