Planning to buy a home? The cost of buying a home is always more than the purchase price and a moving truck rental. First-time home buyers are often shocked when they hear about closing costs such as…
So you just bought your first home – now it’s time to protect your brand new asset! Here’s everything you need to know about getting home insurance for the very first time.
There’s nothing quite like giving an international student the experience of a lifetime by welcoming him or her into your home. But there are a number of things to consider when hosting a student – including how it may affect your insurance.
Do you have enough flood insurance coverage? Chances are, like 65% of Canadians, you’re under-insured, and don’t even know it. Here’s what you need to know about insuring your home from overland floods.
Thinking of buying a former grow-op? Such properties can be steeply discounted, even in Canada’s hottest markets – but insurers and mortgage lenders may refuse to back your home purchase.
If an earthquake happens tomorrow (knock on wood) and your house is damaged by the shaking and quaking, who do you think covers the cost of the damage? Turns out, it’s the homeowner – but most people aren’t aware of this hidden cost. Should you have earthquake coverage? Read on to find out.
This has been an especially costly year due to natural disasters, and the recent polar vortexes mean Canadians should remain prepared. It can be tempting to turn to credit to cover surprise costs during emergencies like the ice storm, but are you better off dipping into savings?
Looking to kick 2014 off to a great financial start? From savings resolutions to spending guides, check out these ways to make the new year the best yet for your personal finances.
Ice storm 2013 hit Toronto and the east coast hard on Sunday, causing hazardous conditions and thousands of homes without power. Many suffered damage due to the icy roads, fallen trees and broken power lines. Will your insurance coverage be enough? Here’s what you need to know.
Daylight savings time isn’t just about an extra hour or sleep – it’s also when many turn the heat on for the season, increasing risk of fire.