Monday's Afternoon Update
What you need to know about Florida today
Florida has second highest rate of homes underwater
A new report released by RealtyTrac says that 31 percent of homes in Florida were seriously underwater. That means the combined loans amount secured by the property is at least 25 percent higher than the property's estimated market value. More at the AP.
How to create a powerful and effective marketing message
Why are marketing messages difficult to get just right? I never thought it would be so hard to do. It took me a little time and even then I tweak it now and then. Some people I speak with tell me that after ten years in business they still don’t have a marketing message they’re happy with. More from Ron Stein.
Supreme Court stays out of Florida drug-testing challenge
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Florida Gov. Rick Scott's request that it review a lower court ruling that his drug testing policy for state employees was unconstitutional. The decision was a victory for labor unions and their legal advocates. More at the Tampa Bay Times
Florida communities prepare for rising seas
While the nation looks for solutions to the problem of rising sea levels, some coastal communities in Florida are taking action to save themselves from sinking into the ocean. More from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
Does your company need "Business Interruption Insurance?"
Business Interruption Insurance (BII), which is intended to compensate the company for income lost in the event physical damage renders it inoperable for a period of time, can provide so much value in so many ways. More from Jerry Osteryoung.
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