OIR Issues Emergency Order Preventing Policy Cancellations/Nonrenewals

Due to the state of emergency created by Hurricane Irma, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has issued an Emergency Order that prohibits the cancellation or nonrenewal of residential property insurance policies that cover properties damaged by Hurricane Irma for a period of 90 days.  The Emergency Order also temporarily prevents insurers from canceling or non-renewing policies in many other … Read More

PGI is Sponsoring a Classroom and Would Love Your Help

This time of the year, we usually participate in the Ryan Nece Foundation’s Family Fun Night project at Metropolitan Ministries (September 22). However, it’s been postponed due to Hurricane Irma and the immediate needs of the community. But in true Power of Giving fashion, we are pivoting our efforts and sponsoring Lee Elementary School. Unfortunately, this beautiful and historic school burned … Read More

More Than a Meal

Ed Ellsasser and his son’s, Austin and Joe along with Krystin Chiellini volunteered with the Ryan Nece Foundation at Trinity Cafe. There were over 50 volunteers who fed 300 homeless a meal at the Cafe and impacted 1000+ residents with the community cleanup around the Cafe. Trinity Cafe was founded in 2001 and has served more than 1.2 million meals with dignity, compassion, love, and respect. Meals are … Read More

Crack Your Password in 3 Seconds

Most user-generated passwords would take a skilled hacker between 3 seconds to a few minutes break. Want to see how quickly yours would go down in flames? Check it with this online tool: http://random-ize.com/how-long-to-hack-pass/ Making sure you and your employees know how to create strong passwords is crucial.  A strong password is: Is at least eight characters long. Does not contain your … Read More

We Are Hiring – Health Account Manager

We are growing and seeking a Health Account Manager for our Tampa office. If this position sounds like you, please send your resume to *protected email* If it sounds like someone you know, please pass it along.  

Giving Back to Those Who Give the Most (Teachers)

Can you imagine being in school and the teacher asks the class to take out their notebooks and pencils but you don’t have any? For many students, these basic school supplies are not affordable. The Hillsborough Education Foundation’s Teaching Tools Store provides free school supplies year-round to economically disadvantaged students attending Hillsborough County Public Schools designated as Title I (federal designation that signifies … Read More

In Great Company

PGI was a proud sponsor of the Ryan Nece Foundation‘s Second Annual Power Plate Luncheon on May 18th presented by Suncoast Credit Union. The luncheon featured one of Tampa Bay’s most philanthropic residents, Mr. Frank Morsani. This event brought together like minds and organizations for a great cause! Funds raised at the event supported the foundation’s Student Service Program which strives to empower teens … Read More

Leadership Tampa Bay – Creating Leaders

Leadership Tampa Bay is a non-profit organization that is governed by an independent board of directors who live and work in various parts of the Tampa Bay region. The program is funded through tuition and sponsorships, and 100% goes toward programs for class members and alumni. The Leadership Tampa Bay class year begins in September and runs through June. Each … Read More

4 Ways to Protect From a Cyber Attack

According to the World Economic Forum’s 2016 Global Risks Report, cyber attacks are now the greatest risk to doing business in North America. While big companies get all the headlines, cyber crime is real for smaller businesses, too. Mostly because online security tends to be weaker. The more sensitive your data is, the more of a target you become. Here are … Read More

3 Ways to Add Weight to Your Emergency Fund

Financial experts recommend an emergency fund to cover at least three to six months worth of expenses in case you get sick, lose your job, or your car breaks down. Other financial advisors suggest an emergency fund that covers 12 months worth of expenses, but that’s wishful thinking. A recent study released by BMO Harris Bank found that 35 percent … Read More