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Is The Collision Coverage On Your Credit Card Any Good?

Credit card collision coverage is a type of auto insurance plan for rental cars. You’ve probably been asked to sign up for it at a rental car agency. But, if you have a credit card that offers this coverage for free, you might not want to spend extra at the counter. Some credit card companies offer free collision coverage. How do you know if yours does? And more importantly, what’s included in the coverage plan? Your Insurance Versus the Insurance Offered by Credit Card Companies When you

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Ups and downs in the market cyberassurance in the United States

by Charles Mathieu June 19, 2019 11:30 Photo : Depositphotos The number of insurers offering cover against cyber risks is increasing in the United States, but the growth of premium volume is less than in previous years. This is revealed by the study 2018 US Cyber Insurance Profits and Performance, achieved by Aon plc. The results reveal that 184 insurers in the country have offered a product of cyberassurance in 2018, an increase of 14 compared to 2017. In addition, the volume of direct premiums written in this segment increased…

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Employers under-estimate the number of employees with a chronic disease, says Sanofi

by Writing June 19, 2019 09:30 According to the most recent edition of the Survey the Sanofi Canada health care, more than half of Canadians who have a drug insurance plan at work has been diagnosed with a chronic illness, a figure under-estimated by employers. The survey revealed gaps in knowledge that can help guide the decisions of employers offering health care plans to employees. A persistent gap is the under-estimation by the employers of the presence of chronic diseases in their workforce, which suggests that they may also under-estimate…

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Quebec imposed a moratorium on construction in flood-prone areas ; Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac-exempt

by Andrea Lubeck 18 June 2019 13:30 Photo : Denis Méthot The ministry of municipal Affairs and Housing has published a draft decree establishing an area of special intervention (ZIS), prohibiting the reconstruction and new construction in one of the 813 municipalities. It will be in place until a new normative framework was adopted by the government and incorporated in the municipal by-laws. The area of intervention special applies to the flood zone 0-20 years “delineated in the planning tools of the municipalities and on the land that has been…

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The disaster latent threat for insurers

by Frédérique De Simone 18 June 2019 11:30 Photo : Freepik Hard to predict, anticipate and prepare, the risks are among the worst enemies of the insurers. This kind of risks, and even disasters, are hidden, unpredictable, and make it nearly impossible to assess the frequency of claims, the amount of losses and the time that they occur. At least that is what brings the firm’s rating S&P Global Ratings in its most recent report on the cost of unexpected disasters, latent, released June 3. “The complexity of this kind…

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The Best Travel Websites for Saving Money on Your Next Vacation

Vacations can be incredible — until you see the bill. Thankfully, you can use several online tools to save cash before you depart. Sure, there are those helpful aggregator sites that help you find the best airfares. But don’t forget review sites and insurance portals that keep you protected from risk, and make sure you avoid a nightmare accommodation spot. Trip Advisor.ca Who hasn’t used Trip Advisor to learn what to do in a new location? The

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The rates insurance companies on growth in the first quarter

by Writing June 18, 2019 09:30 Photo : Freepik An analysis of Willis Towers Watson shows that rates insurance companies are in growth in the United States during the first quarter of 2019. The price of this quarter compared to the corresponding period in 2018 show an increase of 2 %. Willis Towers Watson says that the price changes for the majority of segments are similar to or somewhat higher than those reported in the previous quarter. The segments of the automobile insurance companies, property companies, of the excess liability…

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Lussier Dale Parizeau puts the hand on Génius Financial Group

by Alain Thériault 17 June 2019 13:30 André Lussier | Photo : Réjean Meloche Largest law firm in damage insurance in Québec, Lussier Dale Parizeau just put the hand on the activities of Génius Financial Group, which he will combine with his. This grouping implies André Lussier, president, Lussier Dale Parizeau, and the four partners of Génius : Jean-Pierre Gauvreau, Serge Gravel, Éric Émond and Emilie Gauvreau. In grouping the activities of this firm of insurance to the people of the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Lussier Dale Parizeau is now a premium volume…

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The Coalition mode balance

by Writing 17 June 2019 11:30 Robert LaGarde The Coalition for the promotion of professions in the property and casualty insurance has conducted a review of its activities 2018-2019 during its annual general assembly, which took place on 6 June last. She has developed the study skills of the future, which has resulted in a workshop of co-creation, bringing together the different actors of the industry. For its campaign to 2018-2019, the Coalition has collected 438 494 us $ 147 member companies. “The Coalition has played a role of leader,…

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Court Warns of Home Insurance Loss in Wake of Cannabis Fire

While cannabis has been legalized in Canada, residents are finding that some cannabis-related activities are still illegal. And, they risk home insurance loss with filing false claims or claims that involve illegal and criminal activities. The Federal Government approved the legalization of cannabis last October. But, a home insurance case is showing that illegal activities won’t be covered by insurance policies. The Case: The Insured Building Owners Versus the Insurance Provider,

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