Why You Need a Home Inventory for Insurance

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Insurance may seem like a set-it-and-forget-it scenario. Once you purchase home insurance, you don't have to worry about it until time comes to make a claim, right? That's true in some respects, but one important part of taking care of your home is keeping an up-to-date inventory of your belongings. That streamlines the claim process ... Continue Reading

Will Insurance Cover Property Damage from a Wildfire If You're Travelling?

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This spring and summer have left a lot of Canadians worried about property damage from recent floods and forest fires. Alberta had fires and there was massive flooding in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick. It's enough to make you want to escape it all and go on a vacation, but if you're travelling, you might ... Continue Reading

California Earthquakes: What to Do If You're In An Earthquake

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Two large earthquakes struck parts of Southern California in July over a two-day time span. On Thursday, July 4, 2019, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit followed by a larger magnitude 7.1 earthquake the following day near the centre of Ridgecrest. Several fires broke out in the northeast section of Ridgecrest and there have been hundreds ... Continue Reading

Here We Go Again: Ontario Car Insurance Rates Continue to Increase

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According to the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO), car insurance rates for many of the province’s drivers will be going up at renewal on average 1.99 percent. When it comes time to renew your policy, chances are good you’ll be paying more for your Ontario auto insurance. The auto insurance rate changes approved by ... Continue Reading

New Baby on the Way?...

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Are you expecting a new baby? Congratulations! You'll soon be starting the job of a lifetime. You're probably more focused on furnishing their room than insurance, but a new family member means it's time for a new look at your life insurance and disability or critical illness policies. Life Insurance Policy At a minimum, contact ... Continue Reading