By Victoria Ostrosky, Insurance Zone What in the?...who was playing a song in the middle of the night? Luke’s brain finally kicked - it was his cell phone. 2 a.m. and his phone was ringing. That was not a good sign. He cleared his throat and groggily croaked, “Hello?” A...
By Kyle Aichele Imagine a city or town with no lawns, plants, flowers or even trees. Boring right! I feel like sometimes I take these simple yet beautiful agricultural things for granted. When you have a new property or you want to update a property and you begin to add...
By Gail Pelto GREAT QUESTION! Yes! It’s a good time for Buyers AND Sellers! Inventory is lower this year over the same time last year in our area and, thankfully, prices are stable…so far. Funny though, some investor/owners have told me, “I’m going to wait until the end of summer...
By Rita Sherwood An Air Force brat who attended Max Bruner Junior High has finally come back to his roots, primarily to be closer to his mother, and then ultimately opening up his own business. Meet Israel, “Izzy” Bocanegra of Emerald Harbor Communications. A proud Navy Veteran from a military family,...
Chris and Beth Carrow of Carrow Window Films and 30A Tint & Tidy moved to the Emerald Coast in September of 2017, settling in not too long before Hurricane Michael hit—not the most auspicious greeting for this couple from Waterville, Illinois, a small town located 25 minutes from St....
By Matthew Vanderford, Insurance Claims 911 So, you’ve heard the stories, watched the news, shaken your head in disbelief, thought about the tragedies and wondered, “What would I do if that happened to me or my family?” If you’ve never been in that situation, all you’ve really experienced is someone...

Scary Places

By Chris Balzer As children, some of us had places which scared us: the space under the bed, a cracked closet door or shadows in the dark which drove our imaginations wild. As adults, some of us have different scary places: our bank balance, our retirement investments, our children going...
By Maurice Stouse, Financial Advisor and Branch Manager Depending upon which type of bond you are looking at, it is painfully obvious that bond yields are at or near their lowest levels since 1969. Institutional investors around the globe continue to buy bonds which in turn drives the prices for...
Boost your sponsorship opportunities, promote and expose your services to contractors while benefiting homeless children in our area! Contractors Connect, the premier networking event for local contractors, will host its next meetup on Thursday, May 9 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at AJ’s on the Destin Harbor. Presented in...
The Destin Life office is located at Beachworx in Destin, which is celebrating its first year! So, we asked Steven Franco, President & CEO, the question, “What is Beachworx? We want others to understand just how fortunate we are to have a co-working and networking space so convenient to...

STAY CONNECTED

1,076FansLike