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How Can I Save on Gas While Driving? You Need to Know These Fuel Efficiency Tips

Even if you live in a province with lower average gas prices like Alberta, you probably wonder what you can do to save money on gas. Some fuel economy tips are common sense, like driving at a steady, moderate speed and not accelerating drag-race style from a full stop. We’ve put together some tips you can incorporate into your daily driving routine that will save fuel and money at the pump. Tip #1: Put Your Vehicle on a Diet You may not think about those extra water bottles you may…

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Ask Anne Marie: I lent money to a relative to buy a new vehicle and kept the car in my name. Am I liable?

Every week we’ll highlight the best question sent to our resident insurance expert, Anne Marie Thomas. This week’s question comes from Gisele, who has lent money to a relative to buy a car and the car is in her name. “I lent money to a relative to buy a vehicle but keep the vehicle in my name for reasons of collateral. I am not the primary driver or even a secondary. Do I share any liability for this vehicle for which I need to be insured or is this the…

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Will Rising House Prices Mean Higher Insurance?

It’s no secret that house prices have risen steadily across the country. But with escalating prices, there’s another cost concern for many new homeowners: insurance. It may seem like with a hefty mortgage your home insurance may also come with a corresponding high premium, but in fact, that isn’t always the case. As it turns out, the market value of your home may have little to do with your home insurance cost. Here’s what does affect your premium rates and how to

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Data breach : when things go wrong for an insurer

by Charles Mathieu June 21, 2019 13:30 Photo : Freepik While the Movement Desjardins has been the victim of a security breach, and the case of a insurer american title shows the potential impact of such vulnerability on the targeted institutions. Thus, the insurance company First American has seen around 900 million records being exposed in may last. In fact, by changing a single digit in the URL address of the digital platform to the insurer, it was possible to have access to a wealth of personal data, many of…

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The data of 2.9 million customers of Desjardins compromised

by Andrea Lubeck June 21, 2019 11:30 Photo : Jean-Philippe Bourgoin The data of 2.9 million customers of the Desjardins group have been compromised when a former employee has stolen, has revealed the co-op yesterday. Personal information, such as name, date of birth, address, telephone number, email address, social insurance number and some data on the habits and transactional products held at Desjardins, 2.7 million individuals and 173 000 companies have been disclosed to persons outside of the organization. Desjardins ensures that the PIN, answers to security questions and passwords,…

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The firms stand-alone investment must improve their services, according to J. D. Power

by Writing June 21, 2019 09:30 Photo : Freepik According to a report from J. D. Power, the investors are more or less satisfied of the companies stand-alone investment, and they barely reach the milléniaux. In fact, about 27 % of young investors consider to change the provider in the course of the next year, the report said. The study reveals that in regard to interactions with their financial institution, the people of generation Y are more likely than older investors to rely on mobile technology to interact with investment…

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Financial Corporation MR renews its partnership with SFL Westmount

by Alain Thériault 20 June 2019 13:30 Photo : Freepik Partner since 15 years with the centre financier SFL Westmount, the firm Financial Corporation MR has announced that it has renewed its strategic partnership with the centre on 14 June. The two associates Corporation MR, Émilie Rousseau and Alexandre Moise, have mentioned in their press release the success of the collaboration between the two parties as a factor in the renewal of the partnership. Business Services The joint work of the two entities aims to provide customers with financial services…

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Robert Dumas became the chairman of the C. A. to a charity

by Charles Mathieu June 20, 2019 11:30 Robert Dumas Robert Dumas, president and chief executive officer of Sun Life Financial Quebec, is appointed chairman of the board of directors of Centraide of Greater Montreal. Centraide of Greater Montreal holds its operations in the regions of Laval, Montreal and the South Shore, and employs approximately 57 000 volunteers in over 350 organizations that are fighting against poverty and social exclusion. “I am committed to building healthy and sustainable communities, which involves breaking the cycle of poverty and exclusion and improve the…

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Horizons is extending its tools from estate

by Writing June 20, 2019 09:30 Photo : Freepik Group financial Horizons opens its digital platform succession, FindBob, to all its advisors, the company announced. The agent-general says that the platform provides a multitude of services to councillors, including planning tools, succession custom in a market of the relationship and aggregation of advisers led by the artificial intelligence. “Our partnership with Horizons, pleases us, because it means that we are even closer to give a solid foundation in the insurance sector and financial services in terms of continuity and succession,”…

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The LAC presents its solutions for protecting Canadians against flooding

by Andrea Lubeck 19 June 2019 13:30 Flood waters in Ste-Marie-de-Beauce, Saturday, April 20, 2019 | Photo : Denis Méthot The insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has officially presented the three solutions that he advocates in order to protect canadian households are most at risk of flooding. This report is a sequel to the work of the advisory Council on the floods from the national round Table on the risk of flooding, which was established by the federal minister of public Safety, Ralph Goodale. The objective of the working group…

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