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Planning for the Costs of Long-Term Care
Planning for the Costs of Long-Term Care
Planning for the costs of long-term care is important for everyone serious about their financial planning. Learn how long-term care insurance can help you cover the costs of long-term care.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Benefits of Business Insurance for Cars
Benefits of Business Insurance for Cars
Securing business insurance for cars is more complicated than getting personal auto insurance. Learn the benefits of commercial auto insurance.
Securely Access Your Insurance Documents With Scrivens Online
Securely Access Your Insurance Documents With Scrivens Online
Get all your policies and documents in one place with Scrivens Online. We are committed to offering you on-demand access to your vital insurance documents 24/7 from any device.
Car Insurance FAQs
Car Insurance FAQs
We answer the most common "what if..." Car Insurance policy questions.
Return to Work Plans Following the COVID-19 Pandemic
Return to Work Plans Following the COVID-19 Pandemic
With the Ontario government planning to reopen, your company and its employees must be protected when it's time to do so. We discuss a post-COVID-19 pandemic return to work plan.
Ontario's Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2020
Ontario's Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2020
The Ontario fiscal plan devotes significant resources to dealing with the virus with both short and long-term financial outlooks on significant areas of government spending, including a $3.3 billion increase in funding to various healthcare projects.
Tips to Manage Winter Weather Risks in the Workplace
Tips to Manage Winter Weather Risks in the Workplace
Ontario winter weather means higher risks for businesses. Learn some tips to control your workplace's winter weather risks
The Dangers of Distracted Driving [National Safe Driving Week]
The Dangers of Distracted Driving [National Safe Driving Week]
Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of collisions in Ontario and for National Safe Driving Week, we encourage all drivers to brush up on safe driving techniques.
Protecting Vacant Real Estate Property
Protecting Vacant Real Estate Property
Vacant property insurance can help protect your vacant real estate, but here are more ways to help limit your risk and liability.
Benefits of Commercial General Liability Insurance
Benefits of Commercial General Liability Insurance
Simply put, a Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy casts a wide net of protection for you and your business by covering various liabilities.
Ontario Approves the Use of Electronic Proof of Auto Insurance [Digital Pink Cards]
Ontario Approves the Use of Electronic Proof of Auto Insurance [Digital Pink Cards]
Drivers in Ontario will now be able to provide electronic proof of auto insurance via a mobile device thanks to approval from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA), which occurred on Sept. 5, 2019.
Understanding Your Homeowners Insurance Policy [Complete Guide]
Understanding Your Homeowners Insurance Policy [Complete Guide]
Deciphering all of the parts of your homeowners insurance policy can be difficult. We cover the basics to help you better understand your policy.
Benefits of Overland Flood Insurance
Benefits of Overland Flood Insurance
Learn all about the benefits of overland flood insurance and how it can supplement standard home insurance policies.
Ontario Budget Aims to Lower Auto Insurance Costs and Increase Consumer Choice [Video]
Ontario Budget Aims to Lower Auto Insurance Costs and Increase Consumer Choice [Video]
The government of Ontario released its provincial budget on April 11, 2019. Within this budget, the government detailed its multi-year plan to fix the auto insurance system in the province as part of the Putting Drivers First plan.
Ontario Distracted Driving Penalties & How It Affects Your Car Insurance
Ontario Distracted Driving Penalties & How It Affects Your Car Insurance
A distracted driving conviction in Ontario will be reflected on your driving record, therefore will be considered by insurance companies when calculating your risk.
Ontario Workplace Health and Safety Records Now Available Online
Ontario Workplace Health and Safety Records Now Available Online
WISB recently launched a new online tool to make health and safety a matter of public record. Compass lets Ontarians find and compare health and safety statistics for businesses across Ontario.
Guide to Water Damage: What to Do When There's a Flood
Guide to Water Damage: What to Do When There's a Flood
Sometimes, despite your best efforts, you will experience water damage or a flood in your home. Don't panic, make sure everyone is safe, call your insurance broker and follow these steps.