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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 Winter Home Protection While You're on Vacation

8 Quick Tips Regarding Winter 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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Everything You Need To Know About the Ontario Winter Tire Discount

Everything You Need To Know About the Ontario Winter Tire Discount

Posted Nov 27th, 2017 in General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

With winter on its way, we want to make sure you know everything about the Ontario Winter Tire Discount. Not only will it help you save money, it will keep you and your car safe.

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Giving Back | Youngs Insurance December of Giving

Giving Back | Youngs Insurance December of Giving

Posted Nov 24th, 2017 in General, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back

Tis the season to give back to our communities! Youngs Insurance is thrilled to introduce 4 weeks of spreading holiday cheer, with our "December of Giving." Get involved in the festivities and spread the word! 

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8 Easy Ways to Stay Safe on the Road this Holiday Season

8 Easy Ways to Stay Safe on the Road this Holiday Season

Posted Nov 22nd, 2017 in General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

The holidays can we overwhelming, and with so much going on it’s easy to forget about the important things that can help keep us safe. Here are some helpful road safety reminders to keep you safe while driving and checking things off your holiday list!

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Black Friday Shopping - Border Crossing Tips!

Black Friday Shopping - Border Crossing Tips!

Posted Nov 20th, 2017 in General, Did You Know?, In the News

If you are planning on participating in Black Friday Shopping across the Niagara border this year, you should check out our tips as there will be thousands of Ontarians joining you!

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The Importance of the #GivingTuesday Movement

The Importance of the #GivingTuesday Movement

Posted Nov 17th, 2017 in General, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back

Giving back has been a huge part of our company’s mandate, we truly believe in making a difference to those around us. Considering the impact the #GivingTuesday movement had in Canada last year, we felt it important to challenge YOU to get involved and give back again this year!  

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Winter Emergency Survival Kit for your Car

Winter Emergency Survival Kit for your Car

Posted Nov 15th, 2017 in General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

In Ontario, the winter weather can be unpredictable, and sometimes there’s just no stopping the snow! It’s important to be prepared in case of an emergency; so we’ve outlined a helpful winter survival kit for your car.

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7 Quick Tips to get your Business Winter Ready

7 Quick Tips to get your Business Winter Ready

Posted Nov 13th, 2017 in General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

We have an important message for business owners - winter is around the corner! Considering the increased risk winter brings, we want to make sure your business is protected from unnecessary losses and claims so we’ve put together a list of helpful tips.

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Giving Back | Donate a coat & warm a heart

Giving Back | Donate a coat & warm a heart

Posted Nov 10th, 2017 in Media, General, Community Events, In the News, Give Back

Help us in supporting The Children’s Breakfast Clubs and their Winter Coat Drive! Our Niagara Falls and Waterdown offices will serve as drop off locations for your cleaned or gently used coats, mittens, scarfs and hats.

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Learn the Truth about Small Business Insurance

Learn the Truth about Small Business Insurance

Posted Nov 8th, 2017 in General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

The truth is, when it comes to small business, often insurance is overlooked and it shouldn’t be. Protecting your business property and earnings is important considering the potential risks that could arise.

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4 Home Winterizing Tips You Need To Do

4 Home Winterizing Tips You Need To Do

Posted Nov 2nd, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

We hate to say it aloud, but winter is around the corner. That’s why you need to take advantage of our tips to help winterize your home.

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3 Reasons Why Businesses Need Liability Insurance

3 Reasons Why Businesses Need Liability Insurance

Posted Oct 13th, 2017 in General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Protecting your business from potential risks makes perfect sense and that is why all businesses can benefit from having liability insurance.

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A Snapshot of Ontario’s Auto Insurance Rates

A Snapshot of Ontario’s Auto Insurance Rates

Posted Oct 11th, 2017 in General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

According to David Marshall, Ontario’s auto insurance advisor, Ontario has the most expensive auto insurance premiums in Canada. We’ve explored why and provided you with a snapshot.

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Two Ways to Save While Fueling up Your Vehicle

Two Ways to Save While Fueling up Your Vehicle

Posted Oct 6th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Fueling up your car is not cheap. In fact, the average price of gas in Ontario is approximately $1.09 per litre! If you are looking to save money, you have two options - electric or fuel efficiency.

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Three Things to Do If Your Home is Burglarized

Three Things to Do If Your Home is Burglarized

Posted Oct 4th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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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3 Scenarios That Will Make You Wish You Had Tenant Insurance

3 Scenarios That Will Make You Wish You Had Tenant Insurance

Posted Sep 27th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Even though it is not required by all landlords, tenant insurance provides you, and your possessions, protection in a number of coverage scenarios, including damage. We’ve listed 3 scenarios that will make you wish you had it!

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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?

Posted Sep 25th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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?

Posted Sep 18th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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

Posted Sep 11th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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

Posted Sep 6th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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

Posted Sep 5th, 2017 in Media, General, Did You Know?, Community Events, Youngs Sponsorship, In the News, Give Back, Give Back Your Way

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

Posted Sep 5th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?

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

Posted Aug 29th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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”?

Posted Aug 28th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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

Posted Aug 23rd, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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

Posted Aug 21st, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Auto Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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

Posted Aug 16th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

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

Posted Aug 14th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Commercial Insurance, Did You Know?

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

Posted Aug 11th, 2017 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Did You Know?, In the News, Life Insurance

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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