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September 15, 2017

What to do when a hurricane blows away your vacation plans

By Beth J. Harpaz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS What do you do when a hurricane blows away your vacation plans? The Associated Press asked Pauline Frommer of […]
September 14, 2017

You would not go years without maintaining your car; why would you neglect your furnace?

Imagine you have spent an entire week cooking, cleaning and decorating your home for the annual family reunion. You wake up the morning of your event […]
September 11, 2017

Why CDN’s who own Florida homes need both hurricane & flood insurance

Excerpted article was written by Angela Mulholland, Staff writer for CTV News About 3 million Canadians visit Florida every year, and thousands own property there. So with Hurricane […]
September 7, 2017

Home insurance: 37% of tenants playing with fire

With the annual merry go round of July moves over, and tenants now in their new homes, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) noted with concern that too many […]
September 5, 2017

Do red cars cost more to insure?

Source: Yahoo Absolutely Not. That doesn’t keep people from believing it, though. According to an survey done last year, 46 percent of 2,000 licensed drivers […]
August 31, 2017

Rental-car insurance: The Basics

BY NEIL VORANO | The Globe and Mail It’s been a long flight and the kids are cranky as you exit the airport toward the car […]
August 29, 2017

How much do you need to have beyond your down payment when buying a house?

You’ve scrimped and saved to put together a down payment to buy your first home. But experts say it’s important to remember that your down payment […]
August 23, 2017

My leased car was in an accident. Do I have to keep making payments?

Excerpted article was written by JASON TCHIR | The Globe and Mail Within a month of taking possession of my car on lease, it was in an […]
August 20, 2017

Why dirty dryer vents are an ‘unseen hazard’ in your home

A clogged dryer vent can lead to a fire, but many people don’t realize the importance of cleaning vents and lint traps regularly. Vancouver had 13 […]
August 17, 2017

Dangerous driving: employer liable for unauthorized use of company vehicle

Source: Lexology It is well understood that employers may be vicariously liable for the actions of their employees when the employees are acting within the scope […]
August 14, 2017

Is Slow Driving Unacceptable?

Argh! The driver in front of me is not doing the speed limit! Yes, I’ll admit that I often feel the this way, even when the […]
August 11, 2017

Five Habits of a Highly Professional Home Reno Contractor

Shoddy workmanship. AWOL contractors. Sub-par construction materials. Improper insulation. Mould. Sewage leaks. Everyone has heard the horror stories of home renovations gone wrong. According to Guy Solomon, […]