General insurance info posts archive

General insurance info posts archive

Understanding why insurance prices are rising

March 27, 2024

Between the price of rent, daily necessities, gas, and more, there’s no question that Canada is in the thick of a cost-of-living…

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What are the implications of missing an insurance payment?

February 1, 2024

Household financial needs are becoming increasingly difficult to meet for many people. According to StatsCan, one in…

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Pros & cons: Insurance brokers, agents, direct writers & comparison sites

April 13, 2021

There are four different ways to shop for home, car or other personal insurance in Ontario. You can shop directly with an…

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FSRA and insurance regulation in Ontario

May 21, 2020

On June 8, 2019, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRAO) replaced the Financial Services Commission…

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Missed payments during COVID-19

March 25, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc all over the world, leading not only to severe health challenges and social isolation,…

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5 things you shouldn’t lie to your insurance broker about

March 3, 2020

Remember when your mom taught you to always tell the truth? Well she probably wasn’t thinking about insurance at the time,…

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Can missing a monthly payment affect my insurance rates?

February 24, 2020

Missed payments are not in and of themselves a rating factor for insurance, but if you fall behind by more than a month, that…

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Why a larger insurer is sometimes better…and sometimes not

December 5, 2019

In Canada, we love small business, and with good reason. Who doesn’t want to know their local grocer or mechanic, or have…

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Why do my insurance payments not come out right away?

October 21, 2019

In our world of online buying and selling, we’ve grown accustomed to buying something and seeing the money come out of our…

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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…

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