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Youngs Insurance Brokers' 109th Birthday Extravaganza

Youngs Insurance Brokers' 109th Birthday Extravaganza

Posted Feb 12th, 2019

On May 11, 2019, you’re invited to Youngs Insurance Brokers’ 109th Birthday Extravaganza Event Celebrating MACKIDS!

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Why Your Insurance Rates Are Increasing

Why Your Insurance Rates Are Increasing

Posted Jul 18th, 2018

The insurance industry is experiencing a period of increased rates, and we’ve explained everything you need to know about the current climate and how it will impact your upcoming renewal.

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Why Your Personal Insurance Liability Coverage Needs to be $2 Million

Why Your Personal Insurance Liability Coverage Needs to be $2 Million

Posted Jun 26th, 2018

In the blink of an eye, an accident can occur, resulting in potential long-lasting financial distress. This is especially relevant if you don’t have adequate insurance in place. That is why it’s imperative you have $2 million liability coverage (or more) moving forward.

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Common Commercial Package Policy Exclusions

Common Commercial Package Policy Exclusions

Posted Apr 17th, 2019

When it comes to your small business insurance, are you aware of the exclusions your commercial package policy has? It’s imperative you inform yourself and understand what’s excluded and what’s not.

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Unbelievable Facts About Smart Home Technology

Unbelievable Facts About Smart Home Technology

Posted Apr 15th, 2019

It seems like everyone is interested in the latest smart home technology and automation. Considering the smart device advancements who wouldn’t want to control everything in their home with one click?

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Five Spring Driving Tips You’d Never Expect

Five Spring Driving Tips You’d Never Expect

Posted Apr 10th, 2019

Dare we say it…spring is here and warmer weather coming?! Most of us are tired of winter diving and are ready for drier roads and spring views. We’ve outlined some safety hazards that can come along with spring driving that you may not expect!

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Giving Back | Earth Day - April 22, 2019

Giving Back | Earth Day - April 22, 2019

Posted Apr 8th, 2019

This Earth Day, we're inspired to give back to a meaningful cause that works to help protect our environment; The David Suzuki Foundation. 

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Five Simple Ways To Detect Water Damage in Your Home

Five Simple Ways To Detect Water Damage in Your Home

Posted Apr 3rd, 2019

Being able to find water damage in your home is essential, especially as we approach the rainy season. We’ve outlined great ways for you to detect water damage in your home.

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Five Common Myths About Distracted Driving Month

Five Common Myths About Distracted Driving Month

Posted Apr 1st, 2019

Don’t be a fool today or any other day when you are behind the wheel! April is Distracted Driving Awareness month in Ontario, which is a united effort to recognize and eliminate the preventable deaths caused by distracted driving.

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Giving Back | Fonds Foyer Richelieu Welland

Giving Back | Fonds Foyer Richelieu Welland

Posted Mar 29th, 2019

We are thrilled to be a Platinum Sponsor for The Fonds Foyer Richelieu Welland’s upcoming Rock-A-Thon event.  

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Six Lessons For Safer Online Shopping

Six Lessons For Safer Online Shopping

Posted Mar 25th, 2019

If you’re like us, when it’s cold out we prefer shopping online. That being said, we’ve learned helpful lessons that help protect your identity while making an online purchase that you need to know about!

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Easy Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Water Damage

Easy Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Water Damage

Posted Mar 20th, 2019

Water damage is one of the leading causes for home and property insurance claims in Ontario. We’ve outlined what you need to know about how to prevent water damage in your home.

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Do’s & Don’ts For Driving Safely In The Fog

Do’s & Don’ts For Driving Safely In The Fog

Posted Mar 18th, 2019

With spring quickly approaching it’s important we remind you of how to drive safely in fog. Typically, fog follows a rainy period and happens in early spring when the temperatures are a bit cooler.

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SAVE THE DATE | Annual Charity Golf Tournament

SAVE THE DATE | Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Posted Mar 1st, 2019

Save the date for the Youngs Insurance 11th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, August 12, 2019. 

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5 Tips For What to do When Business is Slow That Will Increase Profits

5 Tips For What to do When Business is Slow That Will Increase Profits

Posted Feb 27th, 2019

It’s common for businesses to experience a lull throughout the winter months. We’ve shared the best ways to make your business more profitable during that time.

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4 Things You Need To Know About Driving Drowsy Today

4 Things You Need To Know About Driving Drowsy Today

Posted Feb 25th, 2019

Most of us are trying to fit a million things into our day, and often what gets sacrificed is our sleep. As a result, most of us have driven drowsy at least once in our lifetime. When it comes to driving drowsy, many don’t realize that lack of sleep can lead to accidents.

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Fun Ways to Help You Survive March Break

Fun Ways to Help You Survive March Break

Posted Feb 22nd, 2019

March Break is quickly approaching, and if you’re planning a staycation we have everything you need to keep your family entertained with family fun!

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How To Avoid Getting Tickets This Winter

How To Avoid Getting Tickets This Winter

Posted Feb 20th, 2019

Ontario winters can be miserable for driving; understandably the harsh weather conditions make driving more difficult. There are precautions to take to ensure your drive is a safe one and that includes not getting a ticket.

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Fleet Owners: The Best Apps to Prevent Distracted Driving

Fleet Owners: The Best Apps to Prevent Distracted Driving

Posted Feb 13th, 2019

If you’re a fleet owner, distracted driving is most definitely a growing concern. In an effort to help ensure your drivers are staying engaged on the road, we’ve shared the best apps to monitor this.

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Are There Benefits Of Idling Your Car This Winter?

Are There Benefits Of Idling Your Car This Winter?

Posted Feb 11th, 2019

When temperatures are low, do cars need to idle before driving? We look at the benefits and costs of idling your car in the winter.

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Youngs Insurance Brokers' 109th Birthday Extravaganza

Youngs Insurance Brokers' 109th Birthday Extravaganza

Posted Feb 12th, 2019 in Media, General, Did You Know?, Community Events, In the News

On May 11, 2019, you’re invited to Youngs Insurance Brokers’ 109th Birthday Extravaganza Event Celebrating MACKIDS!

Read more

Why Your Insurance Rates Are Increasing

Why Your Insurance Rates Are Increasing

Posted Jul 18th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

The insurance industry is experiencing a period of increased rates, and we’ve explained everything you need to know about the current climate and how it will impact your upcoming renewal.

Read more

Why Your Personal Insurance Liability Coverage Needs to be $2 Million

Why Your Personal Insurance Liability Coverage Needs to be $2 Million

Posted Jun 26th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

In the blink of an eye, an accident can occur, resulting in potential long-lasting financial distress. This is especially relevant if you don’t have adequate insurance in place. That is why it’s imperative you have $2 million liability coverage (or more) moving forward.

Read more

Common Commercial Package Policy Exclusions

Common Commercial Package Policy Exclusions

Posted Apr 17th, 2019 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

When it comes to your small business insurance, are you aware of the exclusions your commercial package policy has? It’s imperative you inform yourself and understand what’s excluded and what’s not.

Read more

Unbelievable Facts About Smart Home Technology

Unbelievable Facts About Smart Home Technology

Posted Apr 15th, 2019 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

It seems like everyone is interested in the latest smart home technology and automation. Considering the smart device advancements who wouldn’t want to control everything in their home with one click?

Read more

Five Spring Driving Tips You’d Never Expect

Five Spring Driving Tips You’d Never Expect

Posted Apr 10th, 2019 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Dare we say it…spring is here and warmer weather coming?! Most of us are tired of winter diving and are ready for drier roads and spring views. We’ve outlined some safety hazards that can come along with spring driving that you may not expect!

Read more

Giving Back | Earth Day - April 22, 2019

Giving Back | Earth Day - April 22, 2019

Posted Apr 8th, 2019 in Media, General, Community Events, In the News, Give Back, Give Back Your Way, Give Back Contributions

This Earth Day, we're inspired to give back to a meaningful cause that works to help protect our environment; The David Suzuki Foundation. 

Read more

Five Simple Ways To Detect Water Damage in Your Home

Five Simple Ways To Detect Water Damage in Your Home

Posted Apr 3rd, 2019 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Being able to find water damage in your home is essential, especially as we approach the rainy season. We’ve outlined great ways for you to detect water damage in your home.

Read more

Five Common Myths About Distracted Driving Month

Five Common Myths About Distracted Driving Month

Posted Apr 1st, 2019 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Don’t be a fool today or any other day when you are behind the wheel! April is Distracted Driving Awareness month in Ontario, which is a united effort to recognize and eliminate the preventable deaths caused by distracted driving.

Read more

Giving Back | Fonds Foyer Richelieu Welland

Giving Back | Fonds Foyer Richelieu Welland

Posted Mar 29th, 2019 in Media, General, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back

We are thrilled to be a Platinum Sponsor for The Fonds Foyer Richelieu Welland’s upcoming Rock-A-Thon event.  

Read more

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