safe

Tips for Shopping for a Safe Vehicle

Anthea Auto

Are you searching for a new vehicle this spring season? It is important to know that while every new car must meet certain federal safety standards, that doesn’t mean that all cars are equally safe. Many automakers offer safety features beyond the required federal minimums. Find out more about what safety features should be considered when purchasing a car. Safety …

allergy

Don’t Let Spring Allergies Bring You Down!

Anthea Healthy Living

Millions of Canadians suffer from allergies every year. In particular, springtime allergies are an annual nuisance for many people. As plants begin to bloom and neighbours start to cut their grass more frequently, allergy sufferers nationwide start sniffling and sneezing. What’s more, mould growth blooms both indoors and outdoors, making it almost impossible to escape allergy triggers. Below are some …

life insurance

Understanding Life Insurance Terms

Anthea General Insurance Information

Like many industries, the world of insurance has its own unique set of vocabulary to describe its products. To help you understand the information included in a life insurance policy, we’ve gathered some basics. Note that these definitions are for informational purposes only. These terms are not intended to be exhaustive and should not be construed as advice regarding coverage. …

winter hydro bills

Strategies for reducing your winter hydro bills

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

When outdoors temperatures are consistently cold, one of the most costly consequences is the increased energy it takes to maintain a comfortable home. Though it may be tempting to simply lower the temperature on a thermostat and bear the chilly repercussions, there are several ways to reduce your hydro bill while staying warm and cozy. Consider the following ways to …

cyber

Four Concerning Cyber Threats to Watch in 2019

Anthea Business Insurance

As large-scale cyber attacks continue to make headlines on a regular basis, many businesses have started to realize the importance of safeguarding their systems and data. However, hackers will keep exploiting cyber defense trends and new technology to steal valuable information and cause chaos. Staying aware of developments in cyber security can help your business prepare an effective response plan. …

winter

Top Strategies for Winter Weather Preparedness

Anthea Business Insurance

Too often, organizations overlook the potential danger of winter weather. Not only can snow and ice create slipping and other hazards for your employees, but they can lead to major property damage as well. In order to properly prepare for the winter season, organizations must take a proactive approach to managing severe weather risks. The following are some great tips …

telecommuting for a career

Considerations for Offering Telecommuting as a Scheduling Option

Anthea Business Development

Telecommuting offers organizations the opportunity to reduce commuting costs, promote improved work-life balance and increase the pool of qualified job candidates. Many employers are offering telecommuting—the ability to work remotely from home or another location—as a way to reduce commuting costs, promote work-life balance and increase the pool of qualified job candidates. This trend emerged in the 1990s as personal …

kerry eaton

An Important Message from Mumby about Rate Increases

Anthea General Insurance Information

Big Jump in 2019 Insurance Renewal Premiums As most Ontarians are finding in early 2019, their 2019 insurance renewal premiums are proportionally more expensive than their 2018 premium. Premium increases have been applied to consumers across Ontario, regardless of insurance carrier. Why are these premium increases so large? Clients tell us all the time “I have not had a claim.” …

financial health

Take Control of Your Financial Health

Anthea Legal and Financial Information

Concerned about your bank account after the holiday season? Very often, we feel that we are trapped by the past financial decisions we have made. This is problematic because our past behaviours do not have to dictate our financial future. Mindset Shift Important Our emotions and daily behaviours are important contributors to our financial situation. The easier we can make …