International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Protect your business against employee fraud The road to business ownership has at times been hard-fought for women in the United States.  Regardless, the numbers show that today, female-led firms are thriving. But whether owned by a woman or a man, every...
A Family Business and an Embezzler

A Family Business and an Embezzler

A dream, a farm, and a big bump in the road A man with a grand dream bought a cattle ranch and citrus grove near Orlando in 1949. Over time, he worked the land and raised his two sons, who worked with him. In a stroke of luck, the sons discovered high grade peat moss...
Are you doing your Due Diligence?

Are you doing your Due Diligence?

It seems every few months we keep repeating the same story. Except, it’s not the same story! Just another instance of a business not performing some due diligence when making hiring decision. Once again, ICE has raided a company to check the “Right to Work” status of...
Robocalls on the Rise

Robocalls on the Rise

What Is A Robocall? A robocall is a computerized auto dialer that, when picked up, delivers a prerecorded message instead of a live person.  In the past, robocalls have been associated with emergency announcements and political campaigns.  More recently, these...
Temperatures are on the rise and so is the CRIME!

Temperatures are on the rise and so is the CRIME!

What better way to cool off than on a boat? Florida is still the number one state in the country where boat theft has the highest ranking. With Florida’s close proximity to water it makes stealing a boat and what’s on board a tempting crime.  Boat Security Concerns...
Credit Card Skimming Attacks Continue

Credit Card Skimming Attacks Continue

Skimming credit cards is nothing new. You’ve probably read a story or heard a report in your local news of skimmers being found on gas pumps in your community. And, it’s probably a story that you’ve heard before. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – which regulates...
eGuarded’s Unbeatable Security System

eGuarded’s Unbeatable Security System

Is your security system all it’s cracked up to be, or is it just cracked? In most cases, it’s the latter. You learn that your security system didn’t do what it was supposed to do until after the fact.  Why?  Because most business owners don’t understand all the...
The Truth In Hiring

The Truth In Hiring

A recent Career Builder Survey shows that of 2,600+ hiring managers surveyed claimed they caught 66 percent of applicants lying about something. This goes to show that there is a need for truth in hiring for each and every applicant that passes through your...
Annunciation Greek Festival Weekend

Annunciation Greek Festival Weekend

Curbside pickup and ordering available for lunch on Friday 2/24, 11am-2pm Call in an order: 239.481.2099 Fax an order form: 239.481.0504 Click here for a menu/order form When: February 24-26, 2017 Friday: 11am-11pm Saturday: 11am-11pm Sunday: 11am-7pm Where:...
Home Invasion, Close to Home!

Home Invasion, Close to Home!

Recently, a news article appeared in our local media that caught my immediate attention! Although I often cannot keep track of the number of home burglaries and home invasion attempts throughout the country, this story was close to “home!” Home Invasion A teenager...