Utility Fraud

Fraud seems to everywhere these days, with many known scams, pitches and fraud types, including variations thereof, with new ones invented daily according to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. The Centre has identified six different types of false, deceptive, misleading or fraudulent act or scams: Online – through using the internet; Email and text message –…

Renters Insurance

Renters Insurance – Why Do You Need It? In today’s challenging economy, it’s no longer simply students who are sharing rent, many adults are sharing accommodations for a host of reasons. Yet amongst this already vulnerable group, according to Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine, 41 percent of renters with roommates don’t have home or tenant…

A Checklist for Buying a Used Car

Do your research Performing due diligence in advance of visiting dealerships can help save you a lot of time and energy. Many places now have vehicles that are available listed online, which makes it easier to source what you want and where to get it. You may also try finding out ahead of time what…

Tips to avoid distracted driving

Technological advancements have been a blessing in many ways, allowing people to multitask more efficiently and reduce the time it takes to accomplish everything in the first place. Self-driving cars are eventually expected to take over, but until then, distracted driving is both a realistic and dangerous concern as we usually travel at a minimum…

Hit and Run Accident: What to do Next?

A hit and run accident can be a very frustrating experience whether it happens on the road or in a parking lot. Who will pay for the repair? Should I contact the police or my car insurance provider first? These questions are uppermost in minds of the driver whose car has been hit and left…