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3 Important Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Accidents and natural disasters can strike without warning, causing costly damage to your home, vehicles and personal belongings. When this happens, you will have to file an insurance claim in order for your policy to kick in and recoup your losses. 3 Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim In order to get the most out of the claims process, consider …

mental health

Will You Make Mental Health a Priority at Your Business?

Anthea Business Development

Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression. Depression is a leading cause of disability—one that can have a negative impact on employee morale and productivity. While mental health has received a lot more attention in recent years, it still isn’t widely understood by many employers or employees who haven’t experienced mental health issues themselves. Here’s just one story …

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New Year’s Resolutions: Lifestyle Changes vs. Quick Changes

Anthea Healthy Living

Historically, one of the top New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. Unfortunately, many people look to fad diets and weight-loss products to achieve their goals quickly. While fad diets may prove effective initially, research shows that many people don’t find long-term success with these types of diets. How to Avoid Short-Term Resolutions Instead of setting a goal to lose …

Employee Crime

Does Your Business Need Crime Insurance?

Anthea Business Insurance

As a leader within your organization, you want to trust your employees and the people you do business with. However, no business is immune to the threat of crime and fraud. In fact, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimates that a business can expect to lose 5 per cent of its revenue to fraud each year. Thankfully, companies can …

Insurance Coverage You Need For Your Snowmobile

Anthea General Insurance Information

It’s Time to Hit the Powder! Snowmobiles can present many hazards to drivers, passengers, other motorists and property. Before the temperatures cool and you get eager to hop on your snowmobile, learn more about how you can insure your vehicle and protect yourself and others. Some of you daredevils out there may even be doing tricks like this: Coverage Basics …

Charity Scams

11 Steps to Avoid Charity Scams When Making Donations

Anthea Personal Interest

Whether they are providing supplies to help the victims of a disaster or simply want to support a cause they believe in, Canadians donate to charities each year to help those in need. And while most charities are trustworthy and work hard to provide for the less fortunate, there are dishonest groups of people who prey upon the good intentions …

KRACK

KRACK Attack: Is Your Wi-Fi Safe From This New Vulnerability?

Anthea Personal Interest

Recently, Mathy Vanhoef, a researcher from a Belgium university, discovered a security flaw in Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2)—a protocol that secures almost all modern, protected Wi-Fi networks. Through this newfound vulnerability, hackers can potentially gain access to encrypted information using what is called a key reinstallation attack (KRACK). What is KRACK? Any organization or individual that utilizes Wi-Fi is …

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5 Steps to Prevent Sewer Backup

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Did You Know? Some of the costliest homeowners’ insurance claims are from sewer and water backup mishaps. The most common cause of a backup in your sewer lateral (the pipe that runs from your city’s sanitary sewer main to your home) is from items the line is not meant to handle. 5 Sewer Backup Prevention Tips There are a few …

House Fire

Prepare for a House Fire: Your Comprehensive Action Plan

Anthea Personal Interest

Each week about seven people die from home fires in Canada. To protect yourself, it is important to understand the basics about house fires. Fire spreads quickly; there is no time to gather valuables or make a phone call. In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames. Heat and …