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At Scrivens, we pride ourselves in educating our clients with tips, tricks, and the most up-to-date information regarding insurance, retirement planning, and protecting your future.
In a Hot Ottawa Real Estate Market, Keep Cool on Waiving Conditions
In a Hot Ottawa Real Estate Market, Keep Cool on Waiving Conditions
With a hot real estate market in Ottawa, many buyers are waiving all conditions. While this may land you your next home, it could lead to more headaches than it's worth.
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Navigating the Hard Market Insurance Cycle
Navigating the Hard Market Insurance Cycle
A hard insurance market in Ontario leads to higher prices for business insurance. Learn more about how a hard market means in insurance.
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Five Financial Gift Ideas for a Covid Christmas
Five Financial Gift Ideas for a Covid Christmas
We identified five financial gift ideas that are sure to be appreciated (maybe not right away) for many years to come.
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When to Install Winter Tires to Qualify for the Insurance Discount?
When to Install Winter Tires to Qualify for the Insurance Discount?
Are you unsure when winter tires need to be on in Ontario for insurance discounts? It depends on your provider but it's from November 1 to April 1.
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Covid 19 Screening Tool for Workplaces - Requirements for Ontario Businesses
Covid 19 Screening Tool for Workplaces - Requirements for Ontario Businesses
The Ontario government's Ministry of Health provided a screening tool to use on workers and essential visitors upon entering the workplace.
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In Search of Income: Life Annuities & Monthly Income Funds
In Search of Income: Life Annuities & Monthly Income Funds
In times of low investment rates, monthly income funds must be considered with both mutual fund or life annuities.
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The Scrivens Perspective - Fall 2020
The Scrivens Perspective - Fall 2020
Peter Scrivens outlines how COVID-19 has impacted the insurance industry and provides a brief overview of the insurance industry's future.
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Let's Talk Automobile: Car Insurance COVID Rebate
Let's Talk Automobile: Car Insurance COVID Rebate
The temporary car insurance COVID rebate has ended and your rates may have returned to pre-COVID days.
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COVID-19 Cleaning Best Practices
COVID-19 Cleaning Best Practices
Having a cleaning log for your organization is important now more than ever! Consider these COVID-19 cleaning best practices and keeping a log to ensure you do your part to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
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Mutual Fund Portfolios and Panic: Avoiding the Temptation to Sell
Mutual Fund Portfolios and Panic: Avoiding the Temptation to Sell
When times are tough, the temptation for mutual fund portfolios is to sell everything and run to cash. Before you fall to the temptation and sell, consider these points about your mutual funds.
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Home Insurance Implications of Working Remotely
Home Insurance Implications of Working Remotely
With working remotely becoming more and more popular, it's important to learn how it impacts your home insurance.
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Addressing Bias in the Workplace
Addressing Bias in the Workplace
Eliminating gender discrimination in the workplace and other biases can be a difficult task, even with the best intentions. Take these considerations for mitigating bias in the workplace.
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