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The Evolution of the Home

The Evolution of the Home

Posted Feb 12th, 2016

Understandably the evolution of the home has changed significantly over the past century. These changes have played a significant role in home insurance.

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Protecting your Home from Water Damage

Protecting your Home from Water Damage

Posted Feb 11th, 2016

It is important that you do everything you can to protect your home from water damage; we have provided you with tips that you can utilize throughout the year.

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Ontario new test site for self driving vehicles?

Ontario new test site for self driving vehicles?

Posted Feb 2nd, 2016

It appears that Ontario may be the next test site for self driving vehicles; however, they will require assistance from all levels of government to make it official.

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9th Annual Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show

9th Annual Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show

Posted Jan 29th, 2016

Youngs Insurance proudly presents the 9th Annual Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show. This annual fundraising event supports the McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation.

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Why Purchasing Life Insurance Today Makes Sense

Why Purchasing Life Insurance Today Makes Sense

Posted Jan 26th, 2016

There are many reasons why purchasing life insurance now makes sense, especially considering it is something that most people need. We have outlined the reasons why you should purchase insurance today!

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Snowbird Home Insurance Tips

Snowbird Home Insurance Tips

Posted Jan 25th, 2016

Each winter thousands of Ontarians head south to avoid the harsh Ontario winter months. These snowbirds leave there homes for months at a time, which is why it is essential your home is protected.

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Getting your Vehicle Winter Ready

Getting your Vehicle Winter Ready

Posted Jan 22nd, 2016

Winter weather has hit Ontario! Considering the mild start to the winter we had, you may not have winterized your vehicle. Due to this, we have provided you with tips to get your vehicle winter ready.

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The Value in Keeping your Vehicle Well Maintained

The Value in Keeping your Vehicle Well Maintained

Posted Jan 14th, 2016

There are many benefits to keeping your vehicle well maintained; most importantly is vehicle safety and habits that will help reduce costs. To keep you informed of the value in keeping your vehicle well maintained we have created tips for you to follow.

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The Most Effective Vehicle Safety Features

The Most Effective Vehicle Safety Features

Posted Jan 13th, 2016

It is safe to say that vehicle safety has improved significantly over the past 20 years. This is due in large part to auto manufactures dedication to improving vehicle safety features, which are reducing the number of fatalities throughout Ontario.

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How Efficient Driving Can Save YOU Money

How Efficient Driving Can Save YOU Money

Posted Jan 12th, 2016

Considering it is a new year, we wanted to share some tips on ways to save. Did you know that driving your car efficiently will help you save money? We have provided you with tips to be a more efficient driver in 2016!

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Tips to Protect Your Business – Cyber Risks

Tips to Protect Your Business – Cyber Risks

Posted Jan 7th, 2016

In part three of a three part series focusing on how to protect your business from risks, we are providing you with tips to protect your business from cyber risks - meaning any hazards that could cause a privacy/cyber breach.

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Tips to Protect Your Business – Outside Risks

Tips to Protect Your Business – Outside Risks

Posted Jan 5th, 2016

In part two of a three part series, we are providing you with insurance tips to protect your business from outside risks, meaning any hazards that could occur on your business premises, outside your building.

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Are Self-Driving Cars already on Ontario Roads?

Are Self-Driving Cars already on Ontario Roads?

Posted Jan 4th, 2016

Ontario drivers are waiting in anticipation for the self-driving revolution, however, with Tesla’s new autopilot function this means that self-driving cars are already on Ontario roads.

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Tips to Protect Your Business – Inside Risks

Tips to Protect Your Business – Inside Risks

Posted Dec 30th, 2015

We are continually striving to provide our customers with helpful tips and insurance information. In part one of a three part series, we will provide you with tips to protect your business from inside risks.

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Clarifying Ontario’s Winter Tire Discount

Clarifying Ontario’s Winter Tire Discount

Posted Dec 21st, 2015

Ontario drivers are confused by the winter tire discount; many are unsure of the reduction available and what exactly constitutes a winter tire. To ease your concerns we have clarified everything.

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Are you jeopardizing your Home’s Safety?

Are you jeopardizing your Home’s Safety?

Posted Dec 17th, 2015

It is safe to say that most of us want to ensure our homes are safe and secure. However, many of us do things that put our home’s security in jeopardy, while not even realizing it

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Volvo Vows to Accept Full Liability for Autonomous Driving Accidents

Volvo Vows to Accept Full Liability for Autonomous Driving Accidents

Posted Dec 15th, 2015

The autonomous car revolution is quickly approaching and with that comes the question of who would be liable if an accident were to occur. Volvo has stepped up and said that they will accept full liability.

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Telematics for your home – The discussion is Evolving

Telematics for your home – The discussion is Evolving

Posted Dec 15th, 2015

The telematics discussion has evolved to include private homes. With the introduction of “Smart Home” technologies, this provides the insurance industry with new insight into how customers live.

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Why Small Businesses Need Insurance

Why Small Businesses Need Insurance

Posted Dec 9th, 2015

In business there are always potential risks, which is why insurance is essential. Insurance helps to negate those risks, while protecting any assets you may have.

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Fun Holiday “Did you Know” Facts

Fun Holiday “Did you Know” Facts

Posted Dec 9th, 2015

Considering we are currently in the midst of the holiday shopping season we wanted to share some fun Holiday “Did you know” facts!

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Cyber Expense Insurance, a Cost Effective Alternative

Cyber Expense Insurance, a Cost Effective Alternative

Posted Dec 8th, 2015

There has been a lot of talk about Cyber Liability Insurance recently, which is great for large companies, however, there is a cost effective alternative that many small to medium businesses would find beneficial, called, Cyber Expense Insurance.

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Holiday Fire Safety

Holiday Fire Safety

Posted Dec 4th, 2015

As the holiday season approaches we want to remind you of important holiday fire safety tips.

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Season’s Greetings & Happy New Year

Season’s Greetings & Happy New Year

Posted Dec 3rd, 2015

As we plan for the holiday season we would like to take this opportunity to extend our most sincere appreciation to you, our valued customers and share with you our office holiday schedule.

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Tips to Avoid a Cyber Breach

Tips to Avoid a Cyber Breach

Posted Dec 3rd, 2015

Does your company store private data on a network? If so, they are at risk for a potential cyber data breach; learn how you can avoid a cyber breach with the following tips.

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Are you covered for Cyber Liability?

Are you covered for Cyber Liability?

Posted Dec 1st, 2015

In this increasingly digital age the threat of having a cyber liability breach to your business is very possible. It is important that you are aware of Cyber Liability insurance coverage available to you.

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Home Businesses & Insurance – What you need!

Home Businesses & Insurance – What you need!

Posted Dec 1st, 2015

If you operate a business out of your home or work out of your home you require insurance coverage. Many people do not understand the risk involved in not having additional insurance coverage for this.

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Make sure your Collection is Protected

Make sure your Collection is Protected

Posted Nov 30th, 2015

Are you a collector? Over the years have you collected art, comic books, coins, stamps, and jewelry or sports cards? If you feel your collection has value, we strongly suggest you have its value appraised and review your insurance coverage.

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Fall Tips for Protecting your Home from Water Damage

Fall Tips for Protecting your Home from Water Damage

Posted Nov 27th, 2015

The fall season is in full swing and with that we thought we would provide you with some helpful tips for protecting you home from water damage.

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Black Friday Border Crossing Tips

Black Friday Border Crossing Tips

Posted Nov 23rd, 2015

Each year following American Thanksgiving thousands of Canadians flock to the Niagara borders to participate in the amazing deals offered on Black Friday, which is why we thought we'd share tips to avoid traffic at the Niagara border.

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Proud Niagara Ice Dogs Goal Sponsor

Proud Niagara Ice Dogs Goal Sponsor

Posted Nov 16th, 2015

At Youngs Insurance Brokers we are proud supporters of our Niagara community. We are excited to announce that we are the official goal sponsor for the Niagara Ice Dogs!

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Movember Mustache #PhotoContest

Movember Mustache #PhotoContest

Posted Nov 13th, 2015

In an effort to raise funds for Movember we are running a Movember Mustache #PhotoContest! Upload your stache photos and VOTE TODAY!!

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Do you have Business Interruption Insurance?

Do you have Business Interruption Insurance?

Posted Nov 10th, 2015

Commercial insurance provides you with peace of mind that your business is protected if anything were to occur. However, you may not be aware that your policy does not include business interruption insurance.

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The Black Box in your car, what is it tracking?

The Black Box in your car, what is it tracking?

Posted Nov 9th, 2015

When we hear the term black box most of us think about the device in an airplane that records the information leading up to a accident. Did you know that most cars made since 2013 also feature a black box?

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My Driving Discount – Telematics Program

My Driving Discount – Telematics Program

Posted Nov 6th, 2015

We are constantly looking for ways to reward our clients with driving discounts who value safe driving. With the My Driving Discount they can save on their insurance.

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The 2015 Movember Challenge

The 2015 Movember Challenge

Posted Nov 2nd, 2015

Join us in participating in the 2015 Movember Challenge. Our first initiative in raising funds for the Movember Challenge was our 3rd Annual Mustache Bash and we have many more upcoming!

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Important Information when Selling Your Car Privately

Important Information when Selling Your Car Privately

Posted Oct 29th, 2015

When you decide to sell your vehicle privately most think of the positives associated in doing so, however, there are many issues that can arise even years down the road if the purchaser doesn’t transfer the ownership correctly.

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Human Driving Eliminated in Five YEARS!?

Human Driving Eliminated in Five YEARS!?

Posted Oct 28th, 2015

It’s official...Google plans to eliminate humans driving motor vehicles, in just five short years. After years of testing, logging hundreds of thousands of miles of autonomous driving this revolutionary car hits the California road this summer.

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Breast Cancer ACTION Month

Breast Cancer ACTION Month

Posted Oct 19th, 2015

This year the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is introducing October as Breast Cancer ACTION Month. Please join Youngs Insurance in supporting this cause, by taking action!

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Posted Oct 19th, 2015

Halloween is quickly approaching and with all the candy filled excitement in the air often we forget that there are things we can do to ensure our children and property are safe during this Spooktactular holiday. Check out our safety tips!

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Our Ancaster Office Has Moved to Waterdown, Ontario!

Our Ancaster Office Has Moved to Waterdown, Ontario!

Posted Oct 15th, 2015

We are very happy to announce our Ancaster office has moved locations to Waterdown, Ontario. This is in an effort to serve you, our valued customers better!

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News & Updates

The Evolution of the Home
Feb 12th, 2016

Understandably the evolution of the home has changed significantly over the past century. These changes have played a significant role in home insurance.