Posted on Leave a comment

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates

Remember how a few months ago I explained on this blog the joys that come from the Federal Reserve? They pretty much regulate the country’s economy and set interest rates on mortgages, credit cards, student loans, insurance policies… Well, ladies and gentlemen, on June 15, 2017, the Fed decided to regale us with raised interest […]

Posted on Leave a comment

Record Rainfalls End Statewide Drought and Cause Additional Concerns

As recent as April of this year, our state was undergoing a severe drought that threatened our water supply. The lack of precipitation caused concern across Florida, as fires spread across counties. We were in a Twilight Zone of sorts, considering that we’re used to heavy rain almost on a daily basis during the summer. […]

Posted on Leave a comment

Proposed Legislation Might Affect Flood Insurance

How many of you pay attention to proposed legislation as it occurs in Washington? I know. It’s hard to stay updated, in addition to everything else we have going on: kids, work, running errands, and the occasional social outing to remind you that you’re a human being and that having friends is a good thing. […]