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Car Sharing: Better Than Buying, Leasing, or Renting?

April 14, 2014

The past few years has seen the rise of an alternate means of transportation: Car Sharing. According to Navigant Consulting, car sharing services around the world made nearly …

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The Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles in Canada

April 9, 2014

Is your car more likely to be stolen than everyone else in your neighbourhood? What do thieves look for in a car? Each year, the Insurance Bureau of …

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Recent Grad? How to set your life up on a budget

April 2, 2014

Spring is in the air, which means thousands of Canadians will soon be accepting their post secondary diplomas. If you’ve recently graduated from school or you’re simply looking …

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The Many Faces of Credit Card Owners [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 27, 2014

A credit card is a practical tool that assists with occasional living expenses, but should only be placed in the hands of responsible consumers who understand their long-term …

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Legit Make or Convincing Fake? What To Do If It Turns Out To Be A Knock-Off

March 17, 2014

Fakes, knock-offs and pirated goods; up until a few years ago, you only had to worry about buying fake goods in certain areas of the world, and these …

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Hacking Cars: Are New Cars Easier to Steal?

March 14, 2014

Advancements in technology are revolutionizing how our vehicles operate—but are they doing anything to enhance security? Auto theft is a huge problem in Canada costing $1 billion per …

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Spring Cleaning Your Car For The Non-Mechanic

March 12, 2014

Salted roads, brutally cold temperatures, ice, and potholes; winter can be harsh on your car and it’s time to wipe away the months of neglect and grime that …

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The Most-Stolen Items in Canada Aren’t What They Used To Be

March 6, 2014

They say a house is a person’s castle; filled with our family treasures and, at one time, the vast amount of our wealth. This meant a traditional break …

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Are SUVs The New Minivan?

March 3, 2014

Since the mid-1980s, the minivan has led the pack as the workhorse of taxiing sleepy kids to 7 a.m. hockey practices and navigating the superstore parking lot post-grocery …

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What the Finance Minister’s Footwear says About His Budget

February 17, 2014

After much anticipation, Canada’s budget for 2014-2015 has been released. The federal government says this one is all about holding back. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says there are …

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Valentine’s Day is around the corner, are you proposing? Insurance on the engagement ring

February 7, 2014

You’ve put a lot of thought into it. You’ve researched how the diamonds wrap around each other to represent love and eternity, and you’ve chosen a ring that …

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Optional Coverage to Look for when Obtaining Insurance Quotes

September 9, 2013

The web has made it much easier for people to get good deals on their insurance policies. All you need to do is to visit a comparison website, like ComparaSave.com, where you can get quotes on car, home, motorcycle, life and travel insurance…

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Car Buying – What to Look For Before Buying

September 3, 2013

Buying a new car is one of the most important investments you can make so you need to choose carefully. Obviously, there will be a lot of factors that will weigh in on this decision, but one of the most important ones should be car insurance. You may or may not know that the type of car you drive…

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Take A Summer Vacation… From Your Bills!

July 8, 2013

In Canada, it seems we have two main seasons: hockey season (which, alas, has already ended this year), and “Not Cold” – also known as the much-awaited summer season. We certainly love our warm weather months – trading school and the office for the open road, sandy beaches and warm docks is a rite of passage for anyone who has weathered a Canadian January…

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First Time Home-Buyers:  Don’t Let Eagerness Overrule Caution

June 4, 2013

The desire to own a home runs deep.  It inspires people to get better jobs, save money and live within their budgets — all good things.  But the yearning to call a piece of property “my house” also encourages some first-time home buyers to ignore common sense. Don’t let desire turn to desperation…

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