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10 Summer Activities for Kids that Won’t Break the Bank

July 18, 2014

Summer is here and school is out. Whether you’re home full time with the kids or taking a holiday to spend time with them, it can be tough …

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Top 10 Tips For Cheaper Car Insurance

July 10, 2014

Every ComparaSaver knows that comparing car insurance quotes can save you money (about $670 by our estimation), but you could save even more if you layer in these …

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Car Accidents In Parking Lots: Who Is At Fault?

June 9, 2014

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, nearly 20 per cent of car accidents occur in parking lots and garages. Given the frequency of parking lot accidents, …

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Stranded! What To Do If Your Car Breaks Down

May 28, 2014

As the warmer days of summer drift in and wanderlust abounds, the thought of packing up the kids and heading to the cottage or taking a road trip …

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Precious Passengers: Child Car Seat Safety

May 15, 2014

You’d do anything to keep your children safe; at home, at school, and on the playground, but it’s the car where some of the most care is needed. …

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Car Care: If You Love Your Car, It Will Love You Back If Treated Right

May 1, 2014

Just like people, cars need to be loved too. Show your car some love—with regular maintenance—and it will reward you with kilometres of trouble-free driving. What’s in your …

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The Low-Down: SUVs Vs Compacts

April 24, 2014

Comparing a sport utility vehicle to a compact car is like isolating the glaring differences between Great Danes and Pomeranians. But while both classes of vehicles are wildly …

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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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How to Prevent Becoming a Victim of Car Theft

April 3, 2014

It happens to thousands of Canadians every year. You grab your keys and head out to your vehicle only to discover it isn’t there. Maybe you were just …

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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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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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Mortgage Loan Insurance 101

March 6, 2014

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Genworth Canada, providers of mortgage loan insurance in Canada, have announced an increase in mortgage loan insurance premiums which will come …

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Leasing vs Owning a vehicle

February 10, 2014

There’s a major difference between leasing and owning your own vehicle. Leasing is when you make payments of the vehicle over a certain period of time, while the …

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