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Insurance For Jewellery and Other Valuable Possessions
Insurance For Jewellery and Other Valuable Possessions
Jewellery insurance and insurance for other valuables are an important step to protecting the important things in your life.
Employees Are Asking for a Hybrid Work From Home Model
Employees Are Asking for a Hybrid Work From Home Model
Since employees were required to adapt to working from home, they have been requesting to continue this model. Or at least a hybrid work from home model.
Employee Spotlight: Colleen Szeifried
Employee Spotlight: Colleen Szeifried
Each month we feature an employee from our awesome team. This month's employee spotlight is Colleen Szefried, Commercial Account Manager from our business insurance team.
Budgeting in Retirement: Balancing your needs and wants [Budgeting Tools]
Budgeting in Retirement: Balancing your needs and wants [Budgeting Tools]
The Covid-19 pandemic has emphasized the importance of budgeting in retirement. Ensuring your needs are met and budgeting for your wants will help with a less stressful retirement.
The Scrivens Perspective – Winter 2021
The Scrivens Perspective – Winter 2021
Peter Scrivens delivers her quarterly perspective. This Winter, he looks forward to the new year as a new beginning and welcomes a new employee to the organization. He also reminds everyone of the mental health resources available.
Condominium Insurance Coverage Explained
Condominium Insurance Coverage Explained
Getting the best condominium insurance requires condo unit owners to fill the gap in coverage with a condo insurance policy.
2020 Taxes and RRSPs: What You Need To Know
2020 Taxes and RRSPs: What You Need To Know
Find out the 2020 RRSP contribution deadline, the RRSP contribution limit, and more!
Avoiding the Penalty Box: Over-Contributing to RRSPs and TFSAs
Avoiding the Penalty Box: Over-Contributing to RRSPs and TFSAs
Over-contributing to your RRSP or TFSA can land you with a minor penalty. Learn how to avoid the CRA penalty box.
Employee Spotlight: Claude Miron
Employee Spotlight: Claude Miron
Each month we feature one of the employees that make up our awesome team. This month's employee spotlight is Claude Miron from our commercial insurance team.
Common Types of Social Engineering Attacks
Common Types of Social Engineering Attacks
The ever-increasing threats of social engineering attacks require business owners to educate themselves and their employees on cyber threats. With COVID-19 leading to more and more people working from home, cybersecurity has gained even more importance.
Understanding Segregated Funds
Understanding Segregated Funds
Segregated funds are similar to mutual funds but with an added benefit of life insurance.
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.