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Water Damage Prevention: Sump Pumps
Water Damage Prevention: Sump Pumps
If you live in an area that is prone to flooding or excessive moisture, a sump pump is a necessity for protecting your home from water damage.
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Car Insurance Rate Increases: Top Ways to Save
Car Insurance Rate Increases: Top Ways to Save
There are many reasons for the increases of automobile insurance in Ontario, but these are the main contributors.
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Insurance Considerations for Condominium Owners
Insurance Considerations for Condominium Owners
Renters insurance, homeowner’s insurance, and condo insurance all share some characteristics, but condo insurance is unique because of the relationship of individual owners and condo corporations.
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Mobile Device Security Tips
Mobile Device Security Tips
As mobile device usage soars, it’s becoming increasing important to take steps to protect your company from mobile threats.
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Solution: Abuse Liability
Solution: Abuse Liability
Year after year, sports associations, day cares, schools, camps, churches, and other charitable organizations face the staggering financial cost of civil judgements due to the abusive conduct of their employees or volunteers.
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Marijuana Liability: Retailers and Dispensaries
Marijuana Liability: Retailers and Dispensaries
Marijuana retailers, like any other business, have specific insurance needs. In fact, the marijuana industry presents a number of unique risks - risks owners and operators should be aware of in order to avoid major financial losses.
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Bill 118: Possible Relief For Snow Removal Operations
Bill 118: Possible Relief For Snow Removal Operations
Securing adequate insurance coverage for contractors with snow removal operations has proven to be a difficult task in Ontario but relief appears to be in sight with the proposal of Bill 118.
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The Scrivens Perspective - Summer 2019
The Scrivens Perspective - Summer 2019
A brief look back at our wet spring and the Scrivens Perspective of our Summer to come. Topics include severe weather, new investment opportunities, and a few new faces around the office!
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Homebuyers Plan (HBP): Too Much Of A Good Thing
Homebuyers Plan (HBP): Too Much Of A Good Thing
Budget 2019 proposes the Homebuyers Plan (HBP) increase the amount qualifying first time homebuyers can draw from their Retirement Savings Plans (RSP) to $35,000 from the current $25,000
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Advanced Life Deferred Annuity (ALDA): That 70's Annuity
Advanced Life Deferred Annuity (ALDA): That 70's Annuity
The 2019 Federal budget has introduced the Advanced Life Deferred Annuity (ALDA), a “deferred annuity” that will begin before the end of the year you turn 85.
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Insurance For Rookies: Building an Insurance Score
Insurance For Rookies: Building an Insurance Score
Just like building your credit score, building your insurance score earlier can help build credit with insurers.
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How Insurance Premiums Are Calculated
How Insurance Premiums Are Calculated
Without examining specific lines of insurance, it’s important to understand how insurance companies determine a policy’s premium.
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