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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.
Off-set the federal Carbon Tax with these helpful fuel-saving strategies
The price of gas is expected to rise as the federal government's carbon tax begins today in Ontario. For this reason, it’s important to save on gas whenever you can.
Highlights from the 2019-20 Federal Budget
Businesses and individuals should be aware of major budgetary items, as some changes could have a significant impact moving forward.
Benefits of Employee Group Benefits Plans
An employer's business is only as good as its employees. As such, to retain employees and keep them engaged, healthy, and feeling appreciated, it's important to offer a comprehensive benefits program.
Let's talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder - Bell Let's Talk
It is estimated that between 2 and 6 per cent of Canadians suffer from SAD, with nearly 75 per cent of those affected being women, mostly in their 20s, 30s and 40s. Though SAD is most common during these ages, it can also occur in children, adolescents and the elderly.
Two Families Come Together: Scrivens acquires Mullally Insurance & Annuity Agency Ltd. [Press Release]
W.H. Scrivens Financial Services Ltd. entered an agreement to acquire Mullally Insurance & Annuity Agency and will continue to operate under Scrivens Insurance and Investment Solutions.
National Safe Driving Week - Preventing Distracted Driving
For National Safe Driving Week, Scrivens is dedicated to sharing tips, tricks, and advice for staying safe while on the roads in Ottawa. One of the best ways to stay safe is to prevent distractions while driving.
Segregated Funds - The Basics
While segregated funds are often compared to mutual funds, they have their own set of unique benefits.
Federal Data Breach Regulations Take Effect Nov. 1, 2018
In order to avoid fines and penalties, organizations will need to understand PIPEDA and its basic requirements.
Driver-Assist Features
Vehicle technology seems to advance each year as new features improve driver and passenger safety. The following are just a few driver-assist features to be aware of the next time you are in the market for a new vehicle.
Back to School Defensive Driving Techniques
It's that time of year again when the pleasant summer commute is back to normal as students and parents return from their summer breaks. That means there are a significantly higher number of motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians to be aware of while commuting.