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.
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 10 Most Expensive Cities for Car Insurance In Ontario
We round up the top 10 most expensive cities for car insurance in Ontario based on annual auto insurance averages. Most can be found in the GTA, but the top most expensive city might not be where you think. If you're wondering about the cheapest, we've got that too.
Tips To Pay Off Your Home Mortgage Sooner
If you intend to pay off your home mortgage as quickly as possible, then you're in the majority; a survey claims that more than 75 per cent of new homeowners said being mortgage-free sooner was their goal. Of course wanting to be mortgage-free sooner is easier said than done, but there are some tips that can help you reach your goal quicker.
Ontario Auto Insurance Rates Have Dropped
Auto insurance rates have dropped, with some companies decreasing their rates by as much as six per cent, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario reports. The office is urging consumers to shop around.
5 Insurance Trends To Watch For In 2015
The insurance industry is changing. Government intervention, bad weather, and new technologies are introducing unprecedented new plays into the game. We sat down with Sean Graham, principal broker at KTX Insurance, to learn more about what you can expect from insurance in 2015.
Top Travel Destinations of 2015
Planning a trip in 2015? This year's top ranked destinations according to some of the leading names in travel stretch from right here in Canada to the Republic of Congo. If your new year's resolution is to travel more this year, then check out these lists of the top trending destinations for 2015
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.
Tips To Save Once You 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.
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.
Travel Tips To Help You Fulfill Your Resolution To 'Travel More' This Year
New Year's resolutions are usually blah and not terribly imaginative. Save money. Lose weight. Eat better. Hit the gym. Be nicer to people (*sigh*). All are noble endeavours to be sure, but if you're looking to add travel to your repertoire, 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.
Make 2015 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?
28 Tips For A Safe Holiday Season [Infographic]
Once again, the holiday season has snuck right up on all of us. Between the parties, the decorating and the shopping for gifts, there's no better time for a holiday safety tips list. Make safety part of your celebrations with these 28 tips for around the home and in the car.
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, and in the Atlantic provinces. Is your car a favourite of thieves?
(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 December. Read some of the pros and cons of buying a home in the off-season.
10 Must-Follow Tips To Prevent Credit Card Fraud This Holiday Season
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and that means lots of shopping, busy malls, and many well-exercised credit cards. Increasingly, the credit card workout kicks off with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, but don't kick off your holiday shopping by being a victim of credit card fraud.
Best Cities In Canada For Starting A Small Business
Best cities in Canada for starting a small business according to a recent report released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. Does your city support and promote entrepreneurship? Is your city listed?
Winter Driving Tips: Top 10 Myths And Mistakes
You know it's coming, the snow, slush and cold weather. For typically 5 months of the year (if not more) we have to navigate whatever foul weather Mother Nature throws at us. But, for all the practise and expertise we Canadians should have behind the wheel during these months, there's a surprising number mistakes we make when driving during the winter and myths.
Winter Tires In Quebec: It's The Law
Since 2008, cars in Quebec are required to be equipped with tires specifically designed for winter driving from December 15th through to March 15th. If you don't install four winter tires on your vehicle and get caught the fines are hefty, ranging from $200 to $300.
15 Years Around The KANETIX.ca Water Cooler [Infographic]
Fifteen years ago, Kanetix Ltd. entered the online space and forever changed the way Canadians shop for insurance. It doesn't seem all that long ago-that is, until you remember that back then Y2K was a big worry and the iPod was still two years away from hitting the market.
15 Ways To Save On Insurance
It's Kanetix's 15th anniversary, and over the years and we've learned a few tricks to help you save money. That's why we've rounded up our top 15 tips to help you save on your auto, home and travel insurance.
Halloween Safety: Eight 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.
Are Teens Becoming Better Drivers?
Teen drivers have always been saddled with a bad reputation when it comes to driving, and this is often cited as the reason behind high teen driver car insurance rates. But could this be changing?
Older and Wiser: Seniors Behind The Wheel + Infographic
As the Baby Boomer generation nears retirement, the number of drivers over the age of 65 is going to grow. This year, over 6 million Canadians were aged 65 or older, representing 15.6 per cent of Canada's population and by 2030 (just 16 years from now), seniors will number 9.5 million and make up close to one in four people in Canada (23 per cent).
Tenants Insurance 101
If you're renting, tenants-or renters-insurance should be a no brainer. Not only will it help you get back on your feet after a fire or theft, for example, but it has numerous other benefits too. Here's our guide to how much tenant insurance you need-and when you need it.
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.
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.
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. Whether travelling with friends or on a family road trip in the spring, summer, fall and yes, even winter, there's lots to see and do along the way.
Driven To Distraction
We've all done at least one of these things while driving and some of us do them daily: put on make-up, shave, flip through songs, text message, or use your cell phone. You've multi-tasked before without incident so why worry now - right?
The Top 5 Driver Distractions
The word is starting to get out that distracted driving kills, but many drivers are surprised to learn there's more to distracted driving than picking up that phone. From French fries to four-year-olds, we identify the top 5 driver distractions and how to avoid them.
How To Save $25,000+ On Your Mortgage
Buying a house can be costly, but owning your own home is a dream that's hard to ignore-and for most of us, taking out a mortgage is the only way to make that dream a reality. So what can you do to cut down on the interest and other costs of borrowing? Here are a few tips to save.
Ways To Avoid Distracted Driving Habits
Distracted driving has become the number one killer on the road. Avoid becoming a distracted driving statistic with these tips to help kick eight bad habits that lead to distracted driving.
Buying Used Vehicles: Safety Recommendations For Teens
Many teens are not driving safe enough vehicles. The U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety surveyed 500 parents about the cars their teens drive and found many of the chosen vehicles lack good crash protection and important safety features. Here's what to look for.
KANETIX.ca Survey Uncovers Why Drivers May Pay Too Much For Car Insurance
Are you happy with what you pay for your car insurance? If yes, then count yourself lucky as only four in 10 people in Ontario are, according to a KANETIX.ca survey. Happy or not, the survey also revealed three misconceptions Ontarians have, which could lead to overpaying for auto insurance.
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.
10 Tips for Living a Longer, Happier Life
Life insurance and health insurance are there for you if something goes wrong in your life, but to truly get the most out of your life you need to take preemptive action and embrace the things that make you healthy and happy.
Tickets And Car Accidents On Vacation: What You Should Know
Road trips can turn sour if you get a ticket or have an accident. Whether you're heading across Canada, or going south into the U.S., it's important to know what'll happen if the open road is marred by a speed bump along the way. Read more.
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. Read the 7,000 reasons why, as a good host, you should suggest Visitors to Canada health insurance
Top Tips For Canadian Motorcycle Riders
After a long cold winter, Canadian motorcyclists are itching to hit the road. Whether you're an experienced rider or just starting up, our "Top Motorcycle Tips" for Canadian motorcyclists will help you to keep on riding - safely and smartly.
Ten Business Insurance Tips
As a business owner, if you don't protect yourself with business insurance, who will? Ten tips about business insurance.
Mind The (Car) Modifications: Souped Up Cars Have you ever thought about customizing your car so it better reflects your style? If you have considered it, or are planning to anytime soon, you will want to also consider the implications a souped up car might have on your car insurance, if any at all. Read more.
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.
Title Fraud in Canada: Keeping The Roof Over Your Head, Yours
Real estate fraud in Canada is a booming business, and while the vast majority is perpetrated against financial institutions in the form of mortgage fraud, it's title fraud that hits home and strikes fear in homeowners. Learn how it happens and how to protect yourself.
Top 10 Trucks In Canada Last year's best-selling truck was built Ford Tough. See what other trucks were tops with Canadians last year (plus how much fuel they need to run each year).
In Search Of The Cheapest Flights
It takes time to save up the money needed to go on holiday. So when you've finally got the funds together for a vacation, make sure you're not overpaying for your flight. Get the best price for your airline tickets with these tips.
Not Your Average, Everyday Life Insurance Broker
Getting life insurance; it's up there with going to the dentist-you know you need to do it, but few people ever look forward to it. Like a great dentist, a great life insurance broker can turn that vibe on its head.
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 are expecting to receive visitors this year, whether for a few days, a week or a month, 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.
Common Travel Health Insurance Myths And Misconceptions Going on a trip and think you're covered? Don't think it, know it. Otherwise you could be in for a shock. When you go on holiday and buy travel health insurance do you read the policy? If you don't sit down with your booklet and go through it, you may be surprised to learn (often too late) that what you thought to be true, isn't. With help from TIC Travel Insurance (TIC), we've compiled some of the most common myths and misconceptions travellers have about their travel medical coverage policy.
Make 2015 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?
Ontario Auto Insurance: 15 per cent cheaper in two years
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