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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 …

10 Most Stolen Vehicles in Atlantic Canada

Is Your Car Safe From Being Stolen? Did you know that theft rate is something that determines the rate you pay for your auto insurance? The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) releases a list of the 10 most stolen vehicles every year in each region. Out west, thieves tend to go for the big pick …

Auto Insurance Rates Explained

What Goes into Your Auto Insurance Rates?   Being in Canada we are all required to buy auto insurance to own a car. Each province has their own insurance rules and minimum requirements. Where you must pay for the premium its important to understand what can impact your rates.   Generally, your rate can be …

Cyber Safety Seminar at Cluett Insurance

Do You Know About Cyber Safety?! In today’s world, most of us, in our personal life or in a business setting, rely on the internet. We rely on it to do everything from communication to saving data in the “cloud” to purchases. With this need to do everything “cyber related”, it puts our personal and …

Work-Life Balance at Cluett Insurance

What Do Our Employees Want? Back in the spring, our President proposed an agenda item to the management team:   What should we be doing to keep good employees? What is it that makes Cluett Insurance of Halifax, NS unique from other employers?   The team set to work researching best practices, benefit packages, and …

Fire Prevention Tips for Homeowners

Fire Prevention Tips House insurance will help protect you and your family in a time of crisis. But there are other steps you can take to avoid damage to your home. House fires damage more than 360,000 homes each year, according to The National Fire Protection Association. So, be sure you have the best house …