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  • Auto Insurance Tips for When Your Kids Head off to College
    Whether your child stays at home or goes to school out of town, fees and tuition can be expensive. But there are ways to save money - particularly on your car insurance premiums if your child is listed as an active driver on your policy.
  • Back to School, Lesson #1: How to Save up to $750 on Your Car Insurance
    As the school bell rings, and students (and parents) get back into the grind, there's no better time for a refresher course in getting the cheapest car insurance rate. It's back to school & savings season. Find out if you'll be getting an A+ this year.
  • Tickets Fall in Autumn: Drivers Get Fewer Tickets During the Fall
    Compared to the rest of the seasons, drivers appear to be on their best behaviour after the dog days of summer are over. Drivers say they get fewer traffic tickets during the fall months-October, November, and December-than any other time of the year. See which seasons are best, and worst, for getting tickets.
  • Falling for Fewer Collisions: Fewer Accidents Occur in the Fall Season
    Compared to the rest of the seasons, accidents appear to be less likely to happen when the leaves are changing colour. See which seasons are best, and worst, on the roads for collisions according drivers getting car insurance quotes at Kanetix.ca.
  • Three Reasons Why Students Need Tenant Insurance
    With a new school year fast approaching, many students will be leaving home and moving into on-campus housing or their first apartment. There's a lot to pack - books, laptops, clothes, furniture, entertainment systems... But are students packing property insurance to protect all of these valuables? See why students need tenant insurance.
  • Which Cars Hold their Value the Best?
    Thinking about buying a new car? If so, then chances are you've heard that as soon as you drive off the dealer's lot, your brand new vehicle depreciates somewhere around 20 per cent. But vehicles depreciate at different rates, and each year. See which vehicles hold their value the best.
  • Top 10 Selling Sports Cars in Canada
    As the most-liked vehicle on Facebook, with more than 8 million people giving it the thumbs up, the Ford Mustang also happens to be Canada's best-selling sports car. On the roads since 1964, the Ford Mustang holds a special place in many driver's hearts and minds; it's an iconic muscle car. See which other sports cars top the list.
  • Top 6 Electric Cars (For Those Who Don't Have Tesla Money)
    The Ontario government recently announced that they will be spending $20 million to install a network of almost 500 electric car charging stations across the province by the end of March 2017. So why is it still so hard to get Canadian drivers on the electric movement? Some worry about the reliability of the battery. Others question the price point. Taking range and price into consideration, check out our top six battery electric vehicles (BEV) that aren't a Tesla.
  • Wildfires, Ice Storms, Tornadoes, and Hail: Canada's 10 Costliest Disasters
    The Fort McMurray wildfires that forced almost 90,000 residents out of their homes have been devastating. The damage caused, vast. In fact, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) estimates that the insured property damage caused by the wildfires to be almost $3.6 billion.
  • Breaking: Ontario Car Insurance Rates Have Increased
    Breaking News: Ontario car insurance rates have increased. According to the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, car insurance rates for many Ontario drivers will going up at renewal, instead of down. See how much your rates could be going up next renewal.
  • 10 Times When Your Home Insurance May Not Pay Out
    You may think that your property insurance will cover anything and everything that happens in your home, but, this isn't entirely true. Here are some reasons why your insurance provider may not completely pay out your claim, or worse may reject your claim or cancel your coverage all together...
  • On the Road with Car Rental Insurance
    With the days getting hotter, and vacation days to use, many of us are thinking of taking a road trip, driving up to the cottage, or making a few trips to the beach over the summer. If you're renting a car, before you leave home, make sure you know you'll be covered.
  • Top 15 Countries Visiting Canada
    It will likely come as no surprise, that of all the people coming to visit Canada, residents of the United States are the most represented; but, what other countries may have Canada on their radar as a vacation destination this summer?
  • Wipe Accidents Away with Accident Forgiveness
    Even good drivers can have a bad day behind the wheel. If you're ever involved in a collision, you'll likely have concerns about the impending increase in your car insurance rate. However, if this is your first at-fault accident, your insurance company may offer you "accident forgiveness."
  • Top 15 States Visiting Canada
    Every year, more than 12 million Americans cross the border into Canada and spend billions while on vacation. If you've met a friendly American at your neighbourhood restaurant, chances are they're from one of these states.
  • New Survey Shows 98% of Canadians Are Polite Drivers... Or So They Think
    Canadians are rumoured to be extremely polite. We hold doors open for each other, we always say thank you, and we never have road rage... or at least that's what we seem to think. A recent Kanetix.ca survey found that most Canadians think highly of their driving etiquette, but further survey results show they may be overstating their own level of politeness.
  • How to Handle the Moments After a Car Accident
    The moments after a car accident can be challenging, even if it was a minor collision and no one was injured. What should you do? Who should you call? How will damages be resolved? Follow these tips to ensure the process goes smoothly.
  • How to Get Car Insurance in a New Province
    When it's time to move, there's a lot to do! This is especially true when you're moving to a new province. For those that drive, car insurance is essential no matter where you live in Canada. It's important that you change your car insurance when you move to another province. The good news is that it's not as difficult as you might think. Here are some simple tips you can follow to make finding insurance in a new province easy.
  • Save Money With A Letter of Experience
    Knowing what insurance companies look at is important when you're shopping for new auto insurance. There's a lot that goes into calculating your insurance rate, like your insurance history. But what happens, if for some reason, your insurance history is not easily available, or there are discrepancies on your insurance history? You may be asked to provide a Letter of Experience.
  • Safety Tips for Setting Off Fireworks
    Like many Canadians, fireworks and sparklers may be lighting up your night this Canada Day. If you're hosting your own home fireworks display, minimize the chance of injury or property damage this Canada Day with these firework safety tips.
  • Seasons Change And So Does Your Car Insurance
    A change in season is the ideal reminder to take a few quick minutes to see if you're still getting the best car insurance rate out there. And, now that it's officially summer it's time to see if you could get some cool summer savings on your car insurance.
  • Travel Tips to Travel More
    We're halfway through 2016, and have you fulfilled your New Year's Resolution to "travel more"? If you're still working on it, the Kanetix.ca list of travel resolutions will help you get where you want to go faster and enjoy it more while you're there.
  • Buying Your First Car, or Your Tenth: 6 Resources Worth Checking out Before You Buy
    Whether you're buying your first car or already own a car and are looking for a new set of wheels, buying a car should not be an impulse buy. It's important to do your research because no one wants a car that consumes too much gas, has high car insurance rates, or is one of the worst rated cars in Canada. We've rounded up six resources worth checking out before you buy.
  • Father's Day Tips for the Guy Who Has Everything
    Your kids will ensure that this Father's Day, June 19th, you're loaded up with thoughtful gifts, but don't overlook the gift you can give yourself: saving your hard-earned money.
  • More Than Half of Ontario Drivers Automatically Renew Their Policies
    When it comes time to renew your auto insurance policy, do you shop around? If you could get a better deal and pay less for auto insurance, would you? Many don't when it comes to car insurance in Ontario.
  • Home Is Where the Vacation Is as Canadians Stay Local This Summer
    The vacation season is upon us, but many Canadians plan on taking a staycation instead of leaving the country for their summer holidays. A recent survey found that a quarter of all Canadians won't be getting away at all this summer, and for those who will be travelling, most will be staying in Canada.
  • 12 Long Weekend Driving Tips
    As drivers take to the road this long weekend, make sure you don't end up remembering this long weekend for all the wrong reasons; namely getting a ticket, or worse being involved in a collision. Twelve long weekend driving tips to help you get to where you want to go safely, and free of tickets and collisions.
  • Infographic: Great Canadian Road Trip Tips and Road Trip Essentials
    Where will your wheels takes you? No matter where you go in Canada, there are many great stops that just shouldn't be missed while on a road trip. We've picked a few road trip ideas for you but, let's be honest, for every one featured in the Great Canadian Road Trip Stops and Tips infographic, there are another 100 that deserve their time in the spotlight too.
  • The Most Environmentally Friendly Canadian Cars
    The Canadian Green Car Awards recognize vehicles with the greatest potential to minimize the overall impact of automobiles on the environment. Six have been identified as the greenest on the roads. See which cars won.
  • Gas Prices Driving You to Walk? Fuel Savings Tips
    Increasingly pinched at the pump, Canadians more than ever, are looking to spend less on their least favourite car costs. We've rounded up a slew of fuel savings tips for Canadian drivers tired of high gas prices. Spend less on gas and save on auto insurance too. We tell you how.
  • The Sharing Economy Grows with Turo's Entrance into Canada
    Owning a car is expensive. There's the initial cost of the purchase, upkeep, maintenance, gas, auto insurance, and parking to name just a few car-related expenses. But now that Turo is available in Canada, car owners in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec may be able to offset those costs by renting their cars out to drivers who are in need of a vehicle.
  • Make Mom Proud: Save Up To $750 On Your Car Insurance
    Mothers everywhere can appreciate saving money, but perhaps more importantly moms know that overpaying is just wasteful. Make mom proud this Mother's Day and see if you can spend less on your car insurance.
  • Spring Is in the Air and Your Car Needs Some Care
    Now that winter has finally released its grip, it's time to make sure your vehicle is ready for the road ahead. May is Car Care Month, and Kanetix.ca has pulled together some spring car maintenance tips to ensure your ride is ready for the driving season ahead.
  • The Top 10 Countries Canadians Visit Most
    Canadians are some of the most well-travelled people in the world. Even so, there are tried and true destinations that Canadians continue to visit. If you're planning a holiday and need some inspiration, see what countries are favoured by Canadians year after year as a go-to destination.
  • Top 15 Tips To Cheaper Auto Insurance
    The more you know about how insurance works, the more you'll be able to save off your premiums. Follow these simple tips and you'll know how to unlock the ways to maximize your car insurance savings.
  • Top Tips for Canadian Motorcycle Riders
    It's that time of year again when Canadian motorcyclists are itching to hit the open road. Whether you're an experienced rider or just starting out, make sure you're ready to roll this summer-safely and smartly.
  • How to Save Money on Motorcycle Insurance
    With motorcycle riding season upon us, there's no better time to go over some of the top tips that will help you save money on your motorcycle insurance.
  • What Impacts Your Home Insurance [Infographic]
    From the roof to the basement to the garage, there are many things that go into your home insurance rate. But what specifically affects your home insurance rate? As you make your house your home, we've identified 21 things that may influence the rate you pay for your home insurance coverage, and illustrated a few of them in this Kanetix.ca infographic.
  • Home Insurance Savings Guide: 21 Things That Impact Your Rate
    Your home is probably your biggest investment and the best protection for that investment is home insurance. But what specifically affects your home insurance rate? As you make your house your home, we break down some of the things that may influence the rate you pay for your home insurance coverage.
  • Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Time Home and Auto Safety Checklist
    Don't forget to spring forward March 13, 2016. The weekend most Canadians spring forward one hour is also the ideal time to tackle seasonal safety projects. A lot of the routine maintenance on your home and car should be done twice a year, so what better time to start checking items off your "to-do" list?
  • Ring in Spring: Travel Tips for March Break
    Every year, around this time, thousands upon thousands of Canadians set their sights on the upcoming March break holiday. In fact, last year-two days prior to the official kick off of March break-Toronto's Pearson Airport expected to see over 226,000 travellers pass through the airport. A typical day at Pearson sees around 100,000 travellers. Are you ready for the crowds?
  • Sick of Winter? Kick the Blahs to the Curb
    Even though it has been an unusual winter across much of Canada, spring is on the horizon. But until it's official, we've listed a few of the good things to come.
  • Best-Selling Minivans in Canada
    If you drive a minivan, chances are it's the Dodge Grand Caravan. See what other best-selling minivans made it to the top of the list.
  • Tips to Save Once You Decide Tie the Knot
    Life's big moments come with big changes. When you get married, you enter a whole new world of personal finance opportunities. From honeymoons to home insurance, get the most financially from your new life together and say, "I do" to savings.
  • Top 10 Selling SUVs in Canada
    If you're in the market to buy a SUV or crossover, there's more to consider than just the sticker price; there's auto insurance (of course) and gas too. See which SUVs are Canada's best-selling, and how much you can expect to spend a year in gas.
  • Top 10 Trucks in Canada
    In 2015, the pickup trucks Canadians most often bought were mostly built Ford Tough. The Ford F-Series pickup truck is not only the best-selling truck in Canada, but it's the best-selling vehicle, period. In 2015, it was the only vehicle in Canada to break the 100,000 sold achievement. See all the pickups that cracked the top 10 best sellers list in Canada, plus how much they'll cost in gas each year.
  • Top 10 Cars in Canada
    In 2015, the top 10 most popular cars Canadians bought all had a starting sticker price of under $25,000. This tells us that Canadians are cost-conscious when it comes to their vehicles, so we've included the estimated annual gas money you'll need to keep the car moving. See which cars top the best-selling list and which cars cost most to run.
  • The First Stop on the Road to Going Driverless: The Driver-Assisted Vehicle
    We may be years or even decades away from fully driverless cars, but in the meantime, we are in the age of semi-autonomous, driver-assisted vehicles - cars equipped with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) that enhance vehicles for safety and better driving. Take a look at our guide to the different levels of automated cars and ADAS options available to you.
  • Tips to Avoid Collisions with Pedestrians and Cyclists
    Limited daylight, snow and ice, mixed together with some dirty road slush makes for an interesting commute whether you're driving, cycling or walking. We know most road users are cautious in messy weather, but here are some tips for taking extra caution on the road to avoid a collision.
  • Mortgage Life Insurance and Term Life Insurance: Q & A
    Buying a home will likely be the largest purchase you make in your lifetime, which is why protecting it should be a key part of your overall financial plan. For this protection, chances are someone has suggested you buy insurance-whether it's mortgage life insurance, term life insurance, or both. See what these different types of life insurance have to offer.
  • Is Mortgage Life Insurance or Term Life Insurance the Best Choice for You?
    Whether you're buying a home for the first time, or refinancing an existing mortgage, someone has probably suggested you purchase mortgage life insurance. But don't rush into buying a policy until you've looked at all the possibilities. You could end up saving money by purchasing a term life insurance policy instead.
  • Tips for Winter Driving
    Winter can be one of the most difficult and unpredictable driving seasons, but if you stay alert, slow down, and stay in control, you'll be sure to get where you need to go, safely.
  • The Quick Guide to Buying Life Insurance: What to Expect...
    Whether you're a newlywed, single mom, retiree or even a small-business owner, you may have people who financially depend on you. Life insurance provides your beneficiaries with money after your death. But what exactly happens after you get your life insurance quote and decide it's time to buy?
  • Hobbies That Make Your Life Insurer Squeamish
    Life insurance for skydivers, scuba divers and other extreme sports; what a life insurer may want to know about your adrenaline-inducing hobby.
  • Quitting Smoking and Life Insurance
    The hullabaloo of the holidays has finally settled and many Canadians are now focusing on sticking to their New Year's resolutions. For those of you who resolved to quit smoking, there's good news. Not only will you save money on the cigarettes you no longer buy, but you'll also enjoy savings on your life insurance premiums. See how much.

  • Talking Autonomous: How will Driverless Cars Affect Canadians?
    Talk of autonomous cars has been going on for years now, with announcements of major companies like Tesla, Mercedes-Benz and most notably, Google releasing their own models. This month, Kia joins the race by unveiling it's vision and roadmap for a fully autonomous vehicle at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. In light of the CES unveiling, Kanetix.ca surveyed Canadians to find out how they really feel about driverless cars.
  • Make 2016 the Year You Pay Less for Your Car Insurance
    It's that time of year again, to forget the mistakes of the past and look forward to a new year of opportunity. And, when it comes to your car insurance rates, there's a lot of opportunity to save. Kanetix.ca customers save on average up to $750 off their car insurance premiums. Could you save too?
  • 10 Holiday Travel Tips
    Canadians love to travel over the holidays and if you're travelling to visit (or escape!) friends and family this year, then you'll want to consider the following travel tips first.
  • The Results Are In: AJAC Announces 2016 "Best New" Vehicle Winners
    Looking to buy a new car in 2016? The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) list of the best new vehicles on the market is out. There are nine winners to choose from to help you make a smart car buying decision in 2016.
  • (Buying a ) Home for the Holidays?
    House hunting isn't typically associated with the holiday season, but if you're in the market to buy a home there's no need to give up the hunt just because it's the off-season. In fact, there are those who would argue that house hunting in the off-season offers buyers unique opportunities that don't exist during the traditional home buying season.
  • Drive into Auto Show Season
    Although the Detroit auto show is arguably one of the best known auto shows in North America, you don't have to take a trip to the Motor City when there are many great auto shows to be found in Canada. See where and when the shows will be near a town near you.
  • Buying A Home? You May Need To Save For A Bigger Down Payment
    In the new year, home buyers may have to save up a little more for a down payment. The minimum down payment required to qualify for mortgage loan insurance will increase from five per cent to 10 per cent for the portion of the house priced above $500,000. See what this really means in dollars and cents.
  • Accident Prone: When Car Accidents Happen
    True or false: You're more likely to be involved in a car accident in the winter when roads are slick and driving tricky? Find out.
  • Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles In Canada
    This year's list of the most stolen cars in Canada is out. The list, published annually by the IBC, reveals the most stolen cars in Canada, in Alberta, in Ontario, Quebec, and in Nova Scotia. Is your car a favourite of thieves?
  • Winter Tires In Quebec: It's The Law
    The Quebec winter tire law requires Quebec drivers to equip their vehicles with winter tires by December 15th of each year and keep them on the car until March 15th. If you don't install four winter tires and get caught the fines are hefty, ranging from $200 to $300. Learn more about the Quebec winter tire law, who it affects and how to spot a winter tire.
  • Oh, Deer! What Happens If You Hit Wildlife While Driving?
    It's a grizzly sight, road kill, but a common sight especially this time of year when moose, elk and deer are particularly active. Find out what happens with your car insurance if you're in an accident with wildlife.
  • The Value Of Deductibles, Discounts, And Other Ways To Save On Car Insurance
    Have you ever wondered what discounts are available on your auto insurance, or how choosing higher deductibles could save you money? Or even how much your daily commute adds to the cost of your insurance? You might be surprised how much you could save if you change your deductibles, ask about discounts, or minimize how much time you spend in your car.
  • This Year's Black Friday Cross-Border Shopping Must-Have Purchase
    Are holiday sales across the border calling out to you, despite the lagging loonie? If cross-border shopping over this year's upcoming Black Friday weekend is in the plans there's one item you absolutely must buy before you take on the crowds: travel insurance. Here's why.
  • The Most And Least Reliable Cars On The Road
    Not sure which dealership to head to first when looking to buy a new car? A recent ranking of the most and least reliable cars by Consumer Reports might help. Based on a survey of their subscribers, Consumer Reports has identified the companies that make cars more likely to be trouble-free from day one and which ones produce vehicles more likely to give you a headache.
  • Ontario Drivers To Get Winter Tire Insurance Discount
    Starting January 1, 2016 all Ontario car insurance companies must give Ontario drivers who change their tires seasonally a discount. How much the discount will save drivers will vary, however, it could be as much as five per cent.
  • Twelve Common Myths About Car Insurance
    Insurance can be confusing, and these 12 common misconceptions about auto insurance coverage in Canada often lead drivers astray. From the colour of your car to parking tickets to deductibles see what's fact and what's fiction.
  • 4 Car Myths, Rumours and Urban Legends: Are They True?
    There's a popular quote that says "A lie will go round the world while truth is pulling its boots on." This is true when it comes to four popular car myths, rumours and urban legends: from cellphones at gas stations to red cars costing more to insure, we help you decide what's fact and what's fiction.
  • 13 Halloween Safety Tips At Home And In The Car
    As much as children love to go trick-or-treating and the resulting stash of candy, Halloween can be ghoulish if precautions by homeowners and drivers aren't taken. Thirteen tips to help you make sure that Halloween doesn't end up being scary.
  • Halloween Safety: 8 Tips For Keeping Pets Safe
    It might be one your favourite times of the year, but Halloween can be downright scary for your pets. The holiday is full of Halloween hazards for your dog or cat, but there are some simple ways you can keep them safe.
  • Ten Business Insurance Tips
    As a business owner, if you don't protect yourself with business insurance, who will? Sometimes, your business's success can be affected by events outside of your control. It is for times like these, when-with business insurance-someone else will have your back, and you won't be alone.
  • When Does A Freelancer Need Business Insurance?
    Whether it's due to the competitive job market or the rise of entrepreneurial culture, many Canadians are turning to freelancing as an alternative to the conventional salaried job. See how insurance can help you protect the business your building.
  • Older And Wiser: Safe Driving Tips For Seniors Behind The Wheel + Infographic
    Seniors are living longer and healthier, and are on the move and on the road. As experienced as most older drivers are behind the wheel though, everyone-regardless of age-could use a few safe driving tips now and again.
  • Celebrate Seniors Day With Savings Of $750 On Car Insurance
    What are you doing for Seniors Day, this October 1? Kanetix.ca would like to invite you, or the over 65s in your life to compare car insurance rates. Car insurance can account for a big chunk of your regular expenses, and if left unchecked, it's easy to overpay for it. See why, this Seniors Day, you should compare to save.
  • 14 Per Cent Of Homeowners Rent Out A Portion of Their House
    A recent survey suggests that about 14 per cent of Canadian homeowners rent out a portion of their home. See how If you rent out your basement, or a room, it could affect your home insurance.
  • Car Insurance For Teens
    For families with teenagers learning to drive, here are some ways to make sure you are getting the auto insurance coverage you need for your teen at the right time and best price.
  • Infographic: Celebrity Insurance - Insuring Body Parts
    It's TIFF time and there's a whole lot of celebrities coming to Toronto for the festivities, including Canada's own Rachel McAdams. If you've ever watched the movie Mean Girls, there's a classic line in it about Rachel McAdams' character Regina George, "I hear her hair's insured for $10,000." As rumours about insuring body parts go, this one is pretty tame compared to the insurance policies some celebrities are said to have taken out on their assets.
  • How To Test Drive A Car
    Taking a car out for a test drive is an integral part of the car buying process. Yet, it's been estimated that about 16 per cent of car buyers skip the test drive, and 33 per cent test drive just one vehicle. Minimize the chance of having buyer's remorse. Go on a test drive and get the most out of it with these easy test drive tips.
  • Four Reasons Why You Might Need Trip Cancellation Insurance: SkyGreece, Zoom, Jetsgo, And Canada3000
    It's been a while since an airline grabbed headlines for shutting down their operations. But, recently SkyGreece Airlines stranded passengers in Toronto and abroad due to what it says in a statement is an "operational crisis". See if trip cancellation coverage would reimburse you if this were to happen again but this time to you.
  • So Much For Being Polite, Kanetix.ca Study Finds Majority of Canadians Exhibit Road Rage
    A new survey from Kanetix.ca shows Canadians' bad driving habits haven't changed much in three years. We still feel a need for speed. Despite the country's reputation for saying "sorry," Canadians are unapologetic on the road. Find out which provinces are guilty of what, and how you compare to the rest of the nation.
  • Save Five To 10 Per Cent On Your Car Insurance Right Away
    Save five to 10 per cent on your auto insurance premiums simply by doing this one little thing. Find out what it is.
  • New Ontario Rules Of The Road To Come Into Effect
    Distracted driving penalties, cyclist safety, and the safety of the drivers and occupants of roadside emergency vehicles among some of the new changes expected to come into effect in the coming months.
  • A Guide To Graduated Licensing In Ontario
    New drivers in Ontario must work their way through Ontario's graduated licensing program. It typically begins with getting a G1 licence, followed by a G2, and finally the full G driver's licence. See what's involved, the conditions, and restrictions of getting and keeping your licence in Ontario.
  • Put Down Those Phones: Dangerous Driving Months Ahead
    Many people assume winter is the most dangerous time of the year for driving, but year after year, summer proves to be the deadliest season. July and August not only have the most collisions, but the most fatalities too. Here's how you can avoid distractions and help make the roads safer this summer.
  • Five Bad Driving Habits That Could Cost You
    How we choose to behave while driving could have serious consequences, perhaps a ticket or worse, an accident. Avoid the following bad driving habits and be a safer driver.
  • Traffic Tickets, Fender-Benders And Your Insurance
    Ever wonder what a traffic ticket or fender-bender might do to your insurance rate? See how a ticket (or two), a not at-fault accident, and an at-fault collision would impact an otherwise clean driving record.
  • How The Toronto Flood Affected Home Insurance Coverage
    It's been two years since flooding in Toronto caused $850 million in insured damages. Combined with the damage from Alberta's floods, insurers have been forced to react. Now a handful of companies are offering something they've never offered before: overland flood insurance.
  • Auto Insurance Tips For First Time Buyers
    Getting your very own car for the first time can be exciting, and with new beginnings like these it is prudent to start off right. Let's take a look at some tips for getting and understanding your auto insurance when you are a first time car owner in Canada.
  • 7,000 Reasons Why Visitors To Canada Need Travel Insurance
    With over 65 per cent of all tourists to Canada coming to visit in the spring and summer, Canadians are getting ready to open their doors to friends and family making their way to Canada for their vacation. If you're expecting to receive visitors this year, be a good host and suggest that your guests get Visitors to Canada health insurance. Why? It's all in the numbers; well,just one number actually. $7,000.
  • More Visitors To Canada Than Canadians?
    The population in Canada is approximately 35 million. Interestingly enough, the Canadian government estimates that 35 million tourists visit Canada annually. That's one visitor to Canada for every person in the country!
  • Cyber Safety Tips For Travellers
    If you're thinking of travelling or have something already booked, it's important you remember to travel cyber safe because it's not as hard as you may think for strangers to gain access to your devices and compromise your personal information. Learn how to travel cyber safe.
  • Will Work For Belly Rubs
    Could you use a little less stress in your day? Need a boost in office productivity? Then maybe the answer lies in your favourite four-legged best friend. Learn more about pet-friendly offices.
  • Going On Vacation? 10 Ways To Protect Your Home
    There's nothing better than going on vacation. But before you leave on holiday, it's important you take the necessary steps to protect your home while you're away.
  • First Time Home Buyer, 8 First Time Home Expenses
    You did it! You survived the years of saving for a down payment, the open houses, the paperwork, the outrageous bidding wars and the stress of it all, to finally buy a new home. As a first time homeowner, the next year will be exciting, but it will also likely be expensive: 8 expenses new home owners may not be expecting.
  • Buying A New Home? 9 Things To Consider When It Comes Your Home Insurance
    If you're planning your weekends by all the open house notices, consider how your choice of new home may affect the ease of getting home insurance and how much you will pay for coverage.
  • Go Topless and Save Money with Car Insurance for Convertibles
    The wind in your hair, the sun on your face...nothing beats a summer road trip driving a convertible. Read how, convertibles may not be all that expensive to insure.
  • 5 Unexpected Things That Can Affect Your Car Insurance
    It's not just your driving that influences your auto insurance. From boating DUIs to not paying child support, here are five surprising things that can affect both your insurance premiums and your coverage.
  • At Fault Accident Rules: 10 Common Accidents And Who Is At Fault
    Someone is always at fault. Accidents aren't really "accidents" they're collisions, and they don't just happen. Someone will be blamed, and sometimes there's more than enough blame to go around.
  • Stress-Free Holidays? Preparing For Your Family Road Trip
    A road trip may be a great family holiday, but it comes with a unique set of challenges. Tackle the challenges before you leave to stay safe on the road and maybe even save some bucks in the long run.
  • First Time Home Buyers Guide: Getting Ready For The Big Buy
    Taking that first step on the property ladder is one of life's biggest decisions. Sounds ominous, doesn't it? It doesn't have to be; you'll have plenty of help along the way and the Kanetix.ca first time home buyer's guide will help you break it all down into easy bite-sized pieces.
  • Traffic Report: Canadian Drivers Lose 79 Hours A Year Delayed In Traffic
    Think traffic congestion is getting worse? According to TomTom, you're right. You spent more time in traffic this year, than you did last year by about 2 hours. Overall, Canadians lose 79 hours a year because of traffic, and if you live in Vancouver, Toronto or Montreal, it's even more.
  • The 10 Most Expensive & Cheapest Areas For Auto Insurance in Alberta
    Where you live has a lot to do with how much you pay for auto insurance. While the provincial average for auto insurance is $1,088 a year in Alberta, the rates vary across the province. Here's the low down from the most expensive to the cheapest.
  • More Than Half Of Canadians Pumped To Have More Money Thanks To Lower Gas Prices
    Gas prices are about 20 per cent cheaper than they were this time last year and a Kanetix.ca survey asked Canadians if cheaper gas would have an impact on their driving habits. See what was said.
  • When It's More Than Just A Shower: Storm Damage And Your Insurance
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