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.
This summer’s Calgary flood insurance claims are the most expensive in Canada’s history at $1.7 billion, and many homeowners were denied payments due to insufficient coverage. Now, there’s talk of making overland flood insurance accessible to Canadians – but a number of preventative measures need to take place first.
Heading off to school? Hidden university costs can go far beyond sky high tuition. Read on for ways to budget for the unexpected.
Taking a trip this summer? An overflowing mailbox or empty driveway can signal your home as a break in target. Check out these ways to protect your home from potential thieves while out of town, and ensure your insurance coverage is up to par in a worst case scenario.
A recent BMO report finds 25% of the home damage caused by the Calgary floods may not be covered by insurance. Here’s what you need about your policy so you won’t be blindsided by a natural disaster.
A new TD study found that many Canadians aren’t asking the right insurance questions, choosing to guess at what their policies really protect. Here’s how to ensure you’re really covered.