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Youngs Insurance 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Youngs Insurance 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Posted Mar 27th, 2018 in General, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, Give Back

Join us for the Youngs Insurance 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. All proceeds will benefit the Niagara Health Foundation and more. 

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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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Youngs' 108th Birthday Charitable Giveaway  |  WINNERS

Youngs' 108th Birthday Charitable Giveaway | WINNERS

Posted May 10th, 2018 in General, Youngs Sponsorship, Give Back, Give Back Your Way

Since it's our 108 birthday today, we're announcing the 4 WINNERS, who will receive $2,000 each! 

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Victoria Day Safety – Fireworks & Your Insurance Policy

Victoria Day Safety – Fireworks & Your Insurance Policy

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

Fireworks are an essential part of Victoria Day celebrations for many of us. If you are planning on doing your own backyard firework display, we’ve outlined how that could impact your home insurance policy.

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PRESS RELEASE  |  Youngs Insurance 108th Birthday Charitable Giveaway

PRESS RELEASE | Youngs Insurance 108th Birthday Charitable Giveaway

Posted May 3rd, 2018 in General, Youngs Sponsorship, Give Back, Give Back Your Way

PRESS RELEASE | Youngs Insurance is giving away $8,000 to four charities, on May 10, 2018, as part of their 108th Birthday celebration!

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4 Great Ways to Prevent Losses As A Contractor

4 Great Ways to Prevent Losses As A Contractor

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

We understand that as a contractor you run your business operations very differently than a traditional enterprise, which lends itself to having unique commercial losses. We’ve put together helpful ways you can prevent losses as a contractor.

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Here’s Why You Need Condo Insurance

Here’s Why You Need Condo Insurance

Posted Apr 30th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

If you live in a condo, we recommend you have insurance to protect your investment. To further convince you, we’ve outlined why you need it and explain your coverage options.

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5 Loss Prevention Tips for Commercial Vehicles

5 Loss Prevention Tips for Commercial Vehicles

Posted Apr 25th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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

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Things That Make You Love And Hate Wedding Insurance

Things That Make You Love And Hate Wedding Insurance

Posted Apr 23rd, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Are you planning your wedding? Everyone dreams of their perfect wedding day, however, most don’t think about wedding insurance. Having this coverage is essential for your special day!

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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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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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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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How to Ensure Your Business is Prepared for a Loss

How to Ensure Your Business is Prepared for a Loss

Posted Mar 12th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

In the event that your business is damaged and you experience a loss, the transition to get you back-up and running normally should be planned and prepared to ensure a smooth transition.

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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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8 Quick Tips Regarding Home Protection While You're on Vacation

8 Quick Tips Regarding Home Protection While You're on Vacation

Posted Jan 17th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

If you are planning a winter vacation, it is important that you are aware of how to protect your home while you’re away.

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Does My Car Need to Idle This Winter?

Does My Car Need to Idle This Winter?

Posted Jan 15th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

The weather in Ontario has reached record lows this winter and many of us are reaching for our remote car starters to warm up the car before driving. When temperatures are low, do cars need to idle before driving? We look at the benefits, and costs, of idling your car below.

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3 Questions to Ask Your Insurance Broker Before Heading South

3 Questions to Ask Your Insurance Broker Before Heading South

Posted Jan 10th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Traveling south during Canadian winters makes complete sense, especially considering the frigid temperatures as of late, however, before you go, make sure you speak with your Insurance Broker!

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Consumer Reports’ 10 Most Reliable Cars for 2018

Consumer Reports’ 10 Most Reliable Cars for 2018

Posted Jan 8th, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Thinking about purchasing a new car this year? If so, we recommend you check out Consumer Reports’ 10 Most Reliable cars for 2018.

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How to Avoid Skidding, and What to Do If It Happens

How to Avoid Skidding, and What to Do If It Happens

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

Throughout winter, you should always adjust to driving conditions, especially when the roads are covered in snow and ice. It is important for you to know how to avoid skidding, and what to do if you find yourself in a skid situation.

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3 Important Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

3 Important Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

Posted Jan 3rd, 2018 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Being prepared for winter is half the battle, and considering the frigid temperatures we experienced last winter in Ontario, it would be valuable for you to understand the ways you can prevent frozen pipes in your home.

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4 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Winter Tires

4 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Winter Tires

Posted Dec 13th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Considering the winter weather we started seeing this week, it’s important that you invest in winter tires to keep you safe this season.

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December of Giving | Saint Catharines

December of Giving | Saint Catharines

Posted Dec 12th, 2017 in General, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back

We're excited to introduce our December of Giving this year! Here are the initiatives our Saint Catharines office are supporting. 

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4 Unexpected Holiday Do’s And Don’t’s for Business

4 Unexpected Holiday Do’s And Don’t’s for Business

Posted Dec 4th, 2017 in General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

The holidays can be extremely expensive for a business owner. To help you, we’ve outlined holiday do’s and don’t’s for business!

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2017 | Season's Greetings from Youngs Insurance

2017 | Season's Greetings from Youngs Insurance

Posted Dec 1st, 2017 in General, Did You Know?, In the News

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 our office holiday hours.

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The Christmas Tree Debate: Real vs. Fake? Plus Christmas Tree Safety Tips

The Christmas Tree Debate: Real vs. Fake? Plus Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Posted Nov 29th, 2017 in General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Throughout the years many have debated the superiority of a real Christmas tree vs. a fake tree. In an effort to even the playing field we wanted to share some Christmas tree safety tips.

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