2
Dec

Stick to Your Budget at Holiday Time

Studies have shown that the leading cause of stress during the holiday season derives from money problems. To combat stress, smart shoppers incorporate the gift giving season into their budget each month and buy presents throughout the year. However, if you are like most consumers, you have not planned ahead and may find yourself struggling for cash come January. Don’t

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25
Nov

Drones: A New Frontier in Risk Management

While hobbyists have been using unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones, for some time, businesses are just starting to adapt the technology for their own uses. Drones are creating new opportunities and new risks for businesses to evaluate, and regulators and insurance carriers are scrambling to keep pace. Despite the fact that drones are readily available, employing them for

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28
Oct

Have a Spooky, Yet Safe Halloween

Do you remember how much fun it was to get dressed up as your favourite action hero, cartoon character or princess and go door-to-door for Halloween treats? Well, your children now get to experience that same joy. Just as your parents did for you, now it’s your turn to prevent Halloween accidents and injuries by supervising your children closely. Here

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14
Oct

Protecting Against Household Poisons

Every year, about 1,600 Canadian children are accidentally poisoned from household products, according to a study done by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Though you may think that your family is protected against household chemical dangers, accidents still do occur. To keep these problems at bay, take extra precautions when storing and handling poisonous chemicals in your home. Household

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7
Oct

Simple Ways to Protect Your Identity

According to Identity Theft Canada, ID theft is one of the most common crimes occurring in Canada today. Once a victim of ID theft, you may spend an average of $1,500 and 175 hours to get your life back in order. Even though that statistic may be alarming, with a few safety precautions you can stay one step ahead of

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16
Sep

What’s all the concern about ridesharing in Alberta? The Insurance facts as we know it

The rideshare industry Over the past few years, Uber, a popular ridesharing company, has expanded its operations into a handful of Canadian cities. While drivers and passengers cite ridesharing as a cheaper and more convenient alternative to traditional taxi services, the industry is not without risks. Before signing up to become a rideshare driver or using the service as a

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1
Sep

Did you know: Truth about the most common insurance myths

Comparing and choosing a car insurance policy can be a confusing process. With all the myths surrounding the process, including the following; drivers can become even more easily overwhelmed. Don’t rely on your neighbor or co-worker for insurance information. Here are the truths every driver should know. “My car is old, I don’t need theft coverage” In reality, many criminals

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5
Aug

Picking the Right Security System

Choosing a home security system can be a daunting task. It’s a purchase many make only once or twice in a lifetime, so it’s not uncommon for you to be unfamiliar with the process. You know you want to protect your family and home but just exactly what you need to do that might be a mystery. Don’t let the

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28
Jul

Are you Prepared? House Fires…

Each week about seven people die from home fires in Canada. To protect yourself, it is important to understand the basics about house fires. Fire spreads quickly; there is no time to gather valuables or make a phone call. In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames. Heat and

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30
Jun

What do you mean, “the cake lady didn’t show up” ?!

For the happiest day of your life, you must be covered! Wedding insurance protects an engaged couple’s investment in the event of circumstances out of their control and provides reimbursement for incurred expenses. Examples of Damages a Wedding Insurance Policy will Cover: • A limo driver does not show up on the day of the wedding, forcing the couple to

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