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Tenant Insurance: Myths or Facts?

Tenant Insurance – Myths or Facts?   According to the Bureau of Canada, almost half of all tenants do not have tenant insurance! Having content insurance is not mandatory by Canadian law. Your landlord could require it for your lease though. Here are some quick myths and facts about tenant insurance.   Myth: Your Landlord …

Auto Insurance Tips, Tricks, & Advice!

Auto Insurance Tips!   Whether you are purchasing a shiny new car off the lot, or picking up a second car for the kids to drive. You must think about protecting yourself, others, and your new vehicle.   Cheap rates are great, but cheap means nothing if your policy won’t cover you when you need …

Jewelry…Is Yours Completely Covered?

Should You Get Coverage for Jewelry? For many people, the past holiday, Valentines Day and jewelry go hand in hand. Did you know that your homeowners or tenant insurance may not provide enough coverage for you to replace these gifts in the event of a loss?   Does Your policy Have Coverage?   Yes, but …

Home Fire Safety: Tips & Advice

Home Fire Safety   As many people have found out, waking up to smoke and flames is one of the worst things that can happen to your family and home. One thing that makes it worse is that most home fires are preventable.   With just a few fire safety tips you can keep you …

Car Seat Safety Tips & Advice for Winter

Winter Car Seat Safety   With the temperature starting to drop, we all want to ensure that our little ones are warm and cozy when we are leaving the house. One very important thing to remember is that the puffy winter coats and car seats do not mix!   Car seats are set up with …

Road Trip Tips

Road Trip Tips & Advice Now that summer is in full swing and the kids are out of school, many families are planning for the summer road trip! Road trips are the best kind of vacation because you are in control. You decide when and where to stop and for how long. Unfortunately, there can …

Are You Stressed? Try Exercise!

Stressed, Try Exercise? I had a busy morning at work. There were things to get done, people kept walking in my office unannounced, the phone kept ringing, and problems were everywhere. Typically, I would work through lunch, gaining an extra hour of work to “get things done”. But on this particular day my new walking buddy …

How to Reduce Property Claims This Summer

Property Claims? No Thanks! No one ever wants to have to deal with the inconvenience of a claim on their home insurance. Here are some helpful tips to lower your chances of something happening to your property.   Going away on vacation?   Try to arrange a competent neighbour or family member to make your …

Get Your Bikes Ready! It’s Riding Season!

Get Your Bikes Ready!   Well everyone, spring is finally here, and that means it’s time to bring out your bikes! Your bikes have probably been away for a couple months now. They will need a little tune up to be running like they should.   Here are a few things to look at before …

 I Got into an Accident! What Do I Do?

Is Everyone Okay After the Accident?   When in an accident, the very first thing you should do, if you are able to, is make sure everyone in your car is okay. If anyone is not okay or requires immediate service, please call 911 right away.   If your vehicle is not in a safe …