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Giving Back | Project Share Food Drive | November 10 - 23

Giving Back | Project Share Food Drive | November 10 - 23

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This year is the 7th Anniversary of the Project Share Food Drive! Join us on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Commisso’s Fresh Foods in Niagara Falls to fill the Project Share Truck!

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Three Things to Do If Your Home is Burglarized

Three Things to Do If Your Home is Burglarized

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Finding out that your home has been burglarized is a frightening experience. Nobody wants to find themselves in this situation, but if you do, here are three things you need to do - starting with contacting police to report any damage.

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Will A Minor At-Fault Accident Impact My Car Insurance Premium?

Will A Minor At-Fault Accident Impact My Car Insurance Premium?

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If you have been in a minor at-fault accident and you are curious if that will impact your car insurance premium you must read this.

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Do Traffic Tickets Affect My Auto Insurance Premium?

Do Traffic Tickets Affect My Auto Insurance Premium?

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When it comes to your driving record, it’s simple - the fewer traffic tickets, the lower your auto insurance premium.

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The Top 10 Cars for Students

The Top 10 Cars for Students

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School just started and you have a lot on your plate! We’ve provided a list of the top cars for students - these cars will fit in your budget, without sacrificing reliability and safety.

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Three Things to know about Break-Ins & Your Home Insurance

Three Things to know about Break-Ins & Your Home Insurance

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When it comes to home break-ins it’s vital you’re aware of what your home insurance coverage involves.

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Dress for the Cause | #BreastCancerAwareness  | October 20, 2017

Dress for the Cause | #BreastCancerAwareness | October 20, 2017

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Each year we actively support and promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month - this year we are focusing our efforts on raising awareness and funds for the 20th Annual DRESS for the CAUSE initiative. 

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10 Commercial Package Policy Exclusions You Need to Know About

10 Commercial Package Policy Exclusions You Need to Know About

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When it comes to your Commercial Package Policy insurance, it’s imperative you understand what’s excluded and what’s not.

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Four Common Questions Surrounding Sewer Back-up Coverage

Four Common Questions Surrounding Sewer Back-up Coverage

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Sewer Back-up coverage is an optional coverage that for most, can be added to your property insurance policy. Due to the frequency of extreme weather events throughout Ontario, this additional coverage is something you should seriously consider.

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What do you mean, “Flood”?

What do you mean, “Flood”?

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It is important to understand the terms of your policy, and the extent of it, especially when it comes to losses regarding floods and water damage. 

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Identifying The Source Of Water Damage

Identifying The Source Of Water Damage

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Damage from water-related events are not uncommon - however, insurance policies vary on the type of water damage that is covered on your property coverage.

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Understanding Back to School Car Insurance Discounts

Understanding Back to School Car Insurance Discounts

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There’s no doubt that sending your child away to school is costly, but did you know that this may entitle you to a car insurance discount?

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Three Facts About Water Damage In Canada

Three Facts About Water Damage In Canada

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Did you know that water damage is the leading cause of personal property claims? Considering the severe weather and floods we have experienced lately, it's essential you get informed!

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The Truth About Loss Prevention for Commercial Vehicles

The Truth About Loss Prevention for Commercial Vehicles

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If your business involves the use of commercial vehicles, there are several steps you can take to prevent injuries, damages, or other losses.

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What You Should Know When Buying Life Insurance

What You Should Know When Buying Life Insurance

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To make sure you get the right coverage for a fair cost, it is important to understand what to look for when purchasing a life insurance policy.

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Six Steps You Can Take To Prevent Car Theft

Six Steps You Can Take To Prevent Car Theft

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You can’t ensure that your car won’t be stolen, but there are things you can do to try to prevent it from happening.

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Is That Car Within Your Budget?

Is That Car Within Your Budget?

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Are you thinking of purchasing a new vehicle? Before making a purchase, you should consider the associated costs of owning a car to make sure it is within your budget.

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How To Prevent Home Break-Ins

How To Prevent Home Break-Ins

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Alarm systems and motion detectors can offer you protection and security, but there are other steps you can take to prevent your home from being burglarized.

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Can A Hacker Outsmart A Smart Car?

Can A Hacker Outsmart A Smart Car?

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As technology advances, cars become smarter and feature more ‘smart technology.’ However, with increased connectedness comes privacy concerns. So we ask, can a hacker outsmart a smart car?

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What Your Life Insurance Company Wants To Know About You

What Your Life Insurance Company Wants To Know About You

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When you apply for life insurance, you’ll be asked several personal questions. It’s important to realize that the questions asked are used to set your individual life insurance, taking risk and coverage into consideration.

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Why Aren't You Installing Patches and Updates?

Why Aren't You Installing Patches and Updates?

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Even after the WannaCry global ransomware attack in May, people still aren’t updating their software. These cyber attacks could have been less serious if people updated their software.

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The Top 3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Drive When You Are Tired

The Top 3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Drive When You Are Tired

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If you are feeling tired, you shouldn’t be driving. Here are the top 3 reasons why sleepy driving, is dangerous driving.

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Never Underestimate The Importance Of Sleep

Never Underestimate The Importance Of Sleep

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Despite these common misconceptions about sleep, it cannot be replaced - don’t underestimate how important it is (or how it being tired impacts driving).

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Canada Day Announcement

Canada Day Announcement

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In honour of Canada's 150th Birthday, we are closing our offices at 1:00 pm on Friday, June 30, 2017 - so that our staff can celebrate our glorious country! 

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Why Do I Need Life Insurance?

Why Do I Need Life Insurance?

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Not sure if you need life insurance coverage? In the case of death, life insurance can give you peace of mind knowing that your family and estate will be protected during a difficult time of loss.

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Here's What No One Tells You about Driving Drowsy

Here's What No One Tells You about Driving Drowsy

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It’s safe to say that considering how busy our lives are, most of us have driven drowsy at least once in our lifetime. Here is everything that no one tells you about driving drowsy, including the fact that lack of sleep can lead to auto accidents.

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Buying a new car? Avoid these mistakes!

Buying a new car? Avoid these mistakes!

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Buying a new car can be overwhelming; there are a ton of things to consider when making a decision. To help, we have listed 10 mistakes to avoid when purchasing a new car.

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What you should know about Camping Trailer Insurance

What you should know about Camping Trailer Insurance

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Going camping? Consider your Camping Trailer coverage so you can travel with peace of mind this summer.

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What you need to know about Boat Insurance

What you need to know about Boat Insurance

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Boating season is upon us! Make sure you check out our important tips for boating this summer, including the importance of boat insurance.

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5 Must-Read Tips Before your Long Weekend Road Trip

5 Must-Read Tips Before your Long Weekend Road Trip

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Looking forward to the first long weekend of summer 2017? Victoria Day is right around the corner and with that (for many) comes the dreaded long weekend road trip – we have you covered with our must-read tips for safe long weekend driving.

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ATTN Contractors | New MTO Regulations Re: Road-Building Machines

ATTN Contractors | New MTO Regulations Re: Road-Building Machines

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Contractors, please be advised that effective July 1, 2017, The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) has changed the classification of road-building machines.

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Youngs Insurance 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Youngs Insurance 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

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We hope you'll join us for the Youngs Insurance Brokers 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Tuesday, August 22, 2016. All proceeds will benefit multiple charities.

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Why you should consider Legal Expense Insurance

Why you should consider Legal Expense Insurance

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Did you know that most commercial insurance policies don’t include legal expense coverage?

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Spring Car Maintenance Tips

Spring Car Maintenance Tips

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Keeping your car maintained with regular maintenance will ensure your cars sustainability. With spring in the air make sure you follow our spring maintenance tips.

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Spring Maintenance for the Home

Spring Maintenance for the Home

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Considering spring is upon us we felt it important to share with you some home maintenance tips that are essential for ensuring your home is in tip top condition. Plus, following regular seasonal maintenance helps lower your likelihood of claims.

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#YoungsTurns107 | Come Celebrate with Us!

#YoungsTurns107 | Come Celebrate with Us!

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On May 10, 2017, Youngs Insurance Brokers Inc. is proudly celebrating 107 years in business!!! We invite you to celebrate with us and enter our photo contest!

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POSTPONED! Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show

POSTPONED! Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show

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Purchase your tickets to the 10th Annual Tony Valerio Memorial Car Show. We have included sponsorship information, remember all proceeds benefit McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation.

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Understanding the 5 Autonomous Vehicle Levels

Understanding the 5 Autonomous Vehicle Levels

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Since the world of autonomous vehicles is quickly approaching, we thought it would be helpful to examine the 5 levels of autonomous driving systems and outline their differences.

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How to Prepare for the Autonomous Vehicle Future

How to Prepare for the Autonomous Vehicle Future

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The autonomous vehicle revolution is quickly approaching, with experts predicting they will be on Ontario roads by 2020.

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Consumer Reports’ 10 Least Reliable Cars

Consumer Reports’ 10 Least Reliable Cars

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Car shopping? If so, you need to check out Consumer Reports’ 10 Least Reliable Cars, as it may impact your purchase decision.

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Giving Back | Project Share Food Drive | November 10 - 23

This year is the 7th Anniversary of the Project Share Food Drive! Join us on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Commisso’s Fresh Foods in Niagara Falls to fill the Project Share Truck!