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Youngs Insurance Brokers' 108th Birthday $8,000 Charitable Giveaway!

Youngs Insurance Brokers' 108th Birthday $8,000 Charitable Giveaway!

Posted Mar 29th, 2018 in General, Youngs Sponsorship, Give Back, Give Back Your Way

Youngs Insurance is celebrating 108 years of business on May 10th 2018, and we want you to celebrate with us by telling us who we should give $8,000 to!  

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Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show

Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show

Posted Jan 29th, 2018 in General, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back

We hope you'll join us for the 10th Annual Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show on Sunday, July 8, 2018 – with your unique car, as a sponsor or just for interest. All proceeds benefit McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation.

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The 8 Most Effective Vehicle Safety Features

The 8 Most Effective Vehicle Safety Features

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

It is safe to say that vehicle safety has never been better. However, not every vehicle is created equal – that is why we’ve outlined the most effective for you.

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Why Underinsuring Your Home Is Dangerous

Why Underinsuring Your Home Is Dangerous

Posted Apr 16th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

When it comes to home insurance and its value, how do you know if your home is underinsured and what can happen if it is?

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Jersey Day | #jerseysforhumboldt

Jersey Day | #jerseysforhumboldt

Posted Apr 11th, 2018 in General, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back, Give Back Your Way

On Thursday, April 12, our offices will be participating in Jersey Day to show support for everyone grieving the terrible Humboldt Broncos tragedy.

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The Truth Behind Highway Sign Messages

The Truth Behind Highway Sign Messages

Posted Apr 11th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

During your morning commute, do you notice the highway signs that advise you of upcoming traffic? We thought we’d explain where this information comes from and how accurate it is.

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How to Prevent Water Damage from the Spring Melt

How to Prevent Water Damage from the Spring Melt

Posted Apr 9th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Winter is in the rearview, and hopefully, the cold weather and snow are too. Heavy snowfalls can increase the possibility of water-related damage from the spring melts or spring showers.

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Do Red Cars Cost More to Insure?

Do Red Cars Cost More to Insure?

Posted Apr 4th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Black, yellow, blue, or red? Does the colour of your car influence the cost of auto insurance in Ontario?

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All You Need To Know About Home Spring Maintenance

All You Need To Know About Home Spring Maintenance

Posted Apr 2nd, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

It’s important to schedule annual spring maintenance for your home, but you might be thinking “what should that include?” We’ve outlined everything you need to know about spring maintenance.

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5 Tips for Your Spring Road Trip

5 Tips for Your Spring Road Trip

Posted Mar 28th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Thankfully it's spring, which means the weather is getting warmer and we’re more inclined to get into the car and enjoy a ride.  However, before you take off make sure your vehicle is ready for your spring road trip!

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Quick Tips to Prevent Spring Thaw Flooding

Quick Tips to Prevent Spring Thaw Flooding

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

Since spring is here, it’s important we prepare for the potential flooding that comes with spring flaw. The last thing you need to deal with is water damage in your home.

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How to Know if There’s Damage to Your Vehicle After Hitting a Pothole

How to Know if There’s Damage to Your Vehicle After Hitting a Pothole

Posted Mar 21st, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Spring is here!  It seems hard to find tulips and daffodils, but it hasn’t been hard finding potholes!  Hopefully, you’ll be able to avoid all of the potholes – but just in case you land in one, here’s how you can tell if there’s damage to your vehicle.

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5 Things You Should Tell Your Broker About Your Home

5 Things You Should Tell Your Broker About Your Home

Posted Mar 19th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

People are forever making changes to their home such as updating the electrical or adding a pool, however, most don’t think to tell their insurance broker, which could be an issue.

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Don’t Believe These Bizarre Auto Insurance Myths

Don’t Believe These Bizarre Auto Insurance Myths

Posted Mar 14th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Throughout the years, we’ve heard a lot of strange auto insurance myths! That is why we’ve decided to debunk the most outrageous for you.

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The Low-Down on Ontario 511

The Low-Down on Ontario 511

Posted Mar 7th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Do you have plans to travel this March break? Ontario 511 provides you with road information for provincial highways in Ontario.

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Easy Ways to Protect your Home from Thieves

Easy Ways to Protect your Home from Thieves

Posted Mar 5th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

There are many things that make your home attractive to thieves, so make sure you read these suggestions to protect your property!

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How to Avoid & Prevent Pothole Damage to Your Vehicle

How to Avoid & Prevent Pothole Damage to Your Vehicle

Posted Feb 21st, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

This winter has wreaked havoc on our roads! Potholes are inevitable this time of year and, while we can’t stop them from appearing, there are things you can do to help prevent damage to your vehicle.

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Should I Change My Winter Tires?

Should I Change My Winter Tires?

Posted Feb 5th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

It is unclear when spring will arrive, so when should you change your car’s winter tires? Considering the temperatures and snow, you should leave them on for now.

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Can I Claim Vehicle Expenses on My Income Tax Return?

Can I Claim Vehicle Expenses on My Income Tax Return?

Posted Jan 29th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Getting ready to file your income tax return? If you used your personal vehicle to generate employment income, you might be eligible to deduct car expenses when you file your income tax.

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Consumer Reports’ 10 Least Reliable Cars for 2018

Consumer Reports’ 10 Least Reliable Cars for 2018

Posted Jan 22nd, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Consumer Reports' has revealed their list of the 10 Least Reliable Cars for this year. Make sure you check out this list as it may impact your decision when purchasing a new car.

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Youngs Insurance Brokers' 108th Birthday $8,000 Charitable Giveaway!

Youngs Insurance Brokers' 108th Birthday $8,000 Charitable Giveaway!

Posted Mar 29th, 2018 in General, Youngs Sponsorship, Give Back, Give Back Your Way

Youngs Insurance is celebrating 108 years of business on May 10th 2018, and we want you to celebrate with us by telling us who we should give $8,000 to!  

Read more

Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show

Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show

Posted Jan 29th, 2018 in General, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back

We hope you'll join us for the 10th Annual Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show on Sunday, July 8, 2018 – with your unique car, as a sponsor or just for interest. All proceeds benefit McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Read more

The 8 Most Effective Vehicle Safety Features

The 8 Most Effective Vehicle Safety Features

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

It is safe to say that vehicle safety has never been better. However, not every vehicle is created equal – that is why we’ve outlined the most effective for you.

Read more

Why Underinsuring Your Home Is Dangerous

Why Underinsuring Your Home Is Dangerous

Posted Apr 16th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

When it comes to home insurance and its value, how do you know if your home is underinsured and what can happen if it is?

Read more

Jersey Day | #jerseysforhumboldt

Jersey Day | #jerseysforhumboldt

Posted Apr 11th, 2018 in General, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back, Give Back Your Way

On Thursday, April 12, our offices will be participating in Jersey Day to show support for everyone grieving the terrible Humboldt Broncos tragedy.

Read more

The Truth Behind Highway Sign Messages

The Truth Behind Highway Sign Messages

Posted Apr 11th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

During your morning commute, do you notice the highway signs that advise you of upcoming traffic? We thought we’d explain where this information comes from and how accurate it is.

Read more

How to Prevent Water Damage from the Spring Melt

How to Prevent Water Damage from the Spring Melt

Posted Apr 9th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Winter is in the rearview, and hopefully, the cold weather and snow are too. Heavy snowfalls can increase the possibility of water-related damage from the spring melts or spring showers.

Read more

Do Red Cars Cost More to Insure?

Do Red Cars Cost More to Insure?

Posted Apr 4th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Black, yellow, blue, or red? Does the colour of your car influence the cost of auto insurance in Ontario?

Read more

All You Need To Know About Home Spring Maintenance

All You Need To Know About Home Spring Maintenance

Posted Apr 2nd, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

It’s important to schedule annual spring maintenance for your home, but you might be thinking “what should that include?” We’ve outlined everything you need to know about spring maintenance.

Read more

Giving Back | Rotary 2018 Spring Carnival

Giving Back | Rotary 2018 Spring Carnival

Posted Mar 29th, 2018 in Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back, Give Back Your Way

Youngs Insurance is excited to be the presenting sponsor for the Rotary Club of Welland’s upcoming Spring Carnival.  The event takes place on Wednesday, May 30 at Club Richelieu in Welland. 

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