One week after Harvey flooded the Houston area, brokers in the Sunshine State can learn a few lessons about advanced planning from their peers in Texas.
6 ways Florida benefit advisers can prep for Hurricane Irma
Just one week after Hurricane Harvey flooded the Houston area, Hurricane Irma has been declared an even more powerful Category 5 storm. The system is expected to make landfall this weekend and Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for the entire state, urging residents to evacuate the storm's path. Benefit advisers in Florida must prepare for Irma and the potential suspension of normal business operations in the coming weeks.
Here is what benefit advisers can do to serve their clients and their employees in the hours and days before Irma hits.