Insuring New Canadians Settling in to a new country can be exciting and overwhelming. Navigating new city streets, jobs, schools, and more can make it easy to overlook the less exciting parts of making a big change. Yes, I’m talking about insurance. Not the most exciting, but it’s important to get it right. Home Whether
Even though it’s still warm and nice out most days, I can’t help but have visions of blinding blizzards and wicked winds once autumn arrives. In my family, it’s no secret that winter isn’t exactly my favourite time of year, and I’m always finding new ways to grumble and complain about it. As it goes, I’ve been
Organization has always been a strong suit of mine, and I recently decided to launch a part-time home-based event planning business. Being a stickler for mitigating risk, I naturally decided to research my insurance concerns to see if I would need to close off any possible gaps in my current coverage. My business idea is
Last week, they were calling for hail in my area, and since I’m already well acquainted with the perils of hailstorms, I thought it would be a good idea to move our new car into the garage. It was…in theory. It turned out there wasn’t enough room in the garage to park it, and since we
We recently did a very basic makeover of our basement, which included painting the walls, building some shelves and adding a rudimentary home theatre system to create our version of a media room. Aside from the television, which we got a really good deal on (and which is covered for its full cost by our Actual Cash
We’ve had a run of crazy weather this year…and the several years prior, as a matter of fact. Last summer, it was wild wind and thunderstorms that uprooted trees in our neighbourhood. This winter, it’s been snowstorm after snowstorm, which have knocked down power lines and left us without electricity too many times to count.
My parents decided last year that enough was enough. They had had it. They were finally going to leave frigid Canada for warmer climes for the winter. As I stewed with envy over the pictures of the Arizona vacation resorts they were considering, I started to wonder about their house, which is located on an
When my daughter’s backpack – along with her laptop – was stolen on a field trip, we were all a little upset. My daughter was angry with herself for being careless, my husband was livid with the culprit and their mean-spirited opportunism. I was worried I would have to explain that I wasn’t sure that