Time Is Money – Quick Response Is Critical In a Cyber Attack

July 14, 2019

There are a number of very good reasons why every business needs to have a strategy in place not only to prevent cyber attacks if possible, but also to deal with them in an efficient way when they happen. The fact is that it’s highly unlikely that your business will never be hit by hackers. What will make all the difference when it does happen is how quickly you can respond to mitigate the damage.

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The Business End of Home Insurance

July 14, 2019

In an earlier article we touched on the growing trend of home-based businesses and highlighted the importance of discussing income generating ventures with an insurance broker to arrange proper coverage. The insurance industry has recognized the popularity of gainful domestic enterprise—that creative entrepreneurial space between a full commercial business and a paper route—and the market has developed products to fill the coverage need. Read more

Driving Discounts For Seniors

July 13, 2019

Aging is not something that a lot of us see as a positive. We’re constantly being bombarded with messages about looking younger and feeling younger, and certainly our society puts a premium on youth. It seems everybody wants us to be young forever.

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DDoS Attacks: Are Malicious Bots Targeting My Network?

July 13, 2019

It’s easy to become overwhelmed when learning about hackers, malware and all the threats that await your business in the online world. We’d like to tell you not to be overwhelmed, but there is a lot to know when it comes to cyber attacks, and the specific scams that hackers use are evolving every day, so be overwhelmed if you must.

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Does Changing Your Name Change Your Premium?

July 12, 2019

Every year in Ontario, more than 50,000 people change their names after getting married. Another 10,000 or so Ontarians legally change their names for other reasons. Without counting people who change back to their maiden name after a divorce, that’s more than 60,000 Ontarians a year who change the name that appears on their driver’s license. Read more

Are Remote Employees Increasing Your Cyber Risk?

July 9, 2019

We live in a brave new world, where almost half of all employees in Canada work away from the office at least half the time. Where appropriate, flexible work arrangements are helping businesses manage office costs, and helping workers to recalibrate their work-life balance for the better.

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Somebody Broke Into or Vandalized My Home – What Do I Do?

July 2, 2019

Somebody Purposely Damaged Your Home or Stole Your Stuff:

You come home to find that someone has broken in, stolen your valuables and/or vandalized your home. Theft and vandalism are covered under most home insurance policies. In most cases, there are dollar limits. Read more

How Much Does it Cost to Insure Canada’s Top Ten Vehicles?

June 17, 2019

The top ten selling vehicles of 2018 make up one third of all the vehicles sold in Canada during that year. These models are super-popular, and in fact, you might be looking into buying one right now. If you are looking at one of these beauties, you might want to know how much it would cost you to insure it. So we decided to run some quotes for you.

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What to Look For in an Insurance Broker

June 11, 2019

Much has been said about the value of working with an independent insurance broker for all your insurance needs. Unlike buying directly online from the insurance company or through an insurance agent, dealing with a broker means that you have access to more than one insurer.

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Why Advanced Safety Features Don’t Reduce Insurance Premiums

June 10, 2019

If you buy a new car today, it’s likely to have a number of automated safety features that, say, your old 2008 car didn’t have. Yes, that 2008 probably had anti-lock brakes, adjustable seatbelts and front airbags, but that’s likely it, unless it was a luxury model. Read more