23
Feb

Looking for a french speaking insurance broker in Calgary?

Annette Broomfield My name is Annette Broomfield and I am the newest memberto the remarkable staff at Westland Insurance in Calgary. I am excited to get to know the clients at Westland and hope to meet some new ones too. My greatest passion is in taking care of my clients and making sure they get the lowest quote with the

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15
Feb

How Can I Lower My Car Insurance Premium in Alberta?

With car insurance premiums on the rise, it’s important to know where to find savings. Whether you live in Alberta, at Alpine Insurance, we recommend you ask your broker or insurance agent about these savings possibilities: Loyalty discount: Many insurers will discount your policy if you’ve been a continuous customerof a singleinsurance company or broker. Low mileage discount: If you’re

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7
Feb

Looking for a Calgary Insurance Broker Specializing in High Net Worth Individuals?

Lucille Jakubowski, High Net Worth Insurance Specialist I am Lucille Jakubowski andhave been a broker in Calgary for almost sixteen years.My area of expertise isasset protection for high net worth individuals. I trulyenjoyservingexecutives and individuals with specialized insurance needs,custom homes, unique vehiclesandluxury assets such as art, jewellery andwine collections. It may sound like a cliche, but I am passionate about

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26
Jan

How Much Should I Insure My House For?

By Lucille Jakubowski, Alpine Insurance Clients often call us at Alpine Insurancewhen they get their tax assessment notice from their civic office, especially if their assessment differs from their insurance amount. Surprisingly, it’s often the case that both values are correct. The reason for this is in the cost to rebuild a home with new materials of like kind and

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19
Jan

Beth Miller Talks About Life with Juvenile Diabetes

I am Beth Miller. I am 7 years old. I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when I was 5. One thing people say to me about my Diabetes is that itʼs ʻokayʼ because at least youcan control it. But you canʼt. Everything I do affects my blood sugar levels. Walking toschool. Monkey bars. Skiing. Ballet. Swimming. I can go

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6
Jan

What are the Benefits of Buying My Insurance Through an Insurance Broker?

Wendy Andrusyshyn, Personal Lines Broker Clients often want to know how they can benefit frombuying insurance through an independent broker like Westland Insurance versus buying through an insurance company or bank who sells home and car insurance “directly” to their clients. Most Albertans are independent at heart and appreciate the value of a trusted, independent advisor that can offer them

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21
Dec

Drinking & Driving? You are Liable!

Have a Safe Holiday The holidays are upon us and this is the time we like to get together with friends and family who we maybe haven’t seen in a while, time for office parties and functions and just lots of extra celebrations going on. At this time, people tend to celebrate with Libations and Spirits, and some may go

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14
Dec

How Do Insure My High Value Home in Canada?

By Lucille Jakubowski Personal Lines Broker, Alpine Insurance There are only a few markets available for unique, estate, or high value homes. Among these markets Chubb Insurance has consistently set the standard in terms of available coverage, claims service and especially with their tailored approach to protecting the assets of high net worth individuals. In fact Chubb insures over half

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6
Dec

Do I need travel insurance if I am travelling to another province in Canada or the United States?

At Alpine Insurance, our brokers get asked by a lot of people if they should purchase travel insurance when leaving Calgary or Alberta and travelling to another province in Canada. We tell our clients that ANYONE travelling outside of Alberta should consider buying travel insurance. Ambulance rides, emergency dental visit and prescription drugs are often not covered by your provincial

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31
May

Rainy Season

Wow, time is really flying by! Here we are getting to the end of May and we will be coming into our “Rainy Season”. June is generally the month with the greatest rainfall amounts. Is your home ready? To keep water from seeping into your home, follow these simple guidelines: Make sure the downspout is pointed away from your home,

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