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 …

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 …

lifestyle changes

Lasting Lifestyle Changes for a Healthier You

Anthea Healthy Living

Jan. 1 signals a new calendar year, and for many Canadians, a “new year, new me” mentality. In fact, getting in shape is consistently one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. While making lifestyle changes, as approved by a doctor, is not a bad thing, turning to a fad diet to achieve a resolution is not ideal or healthy. …

paycheque

This is How to Manage Your Holiday Budget

Anthea Legal and Financial Information

Find something for everyone on your list without breaking the bank using these holiday budget and shopping tips. Often, a leading cause of stress during the holiday season stems from money problems. If you are like most consumers, you have not planned ahead and may find yourself struggling for cash come January. Proper budgeting and smart shopping techniques will help …

winter storage

Top Four Winter Storage Tips for Your Vehicle

Anthea Auto

When winter comes and brings the snow and cold with it, it’s time to store your unused vehicle(s) to avoid damage from the harsh weather. Some recreational or luxury vehicles should not be out on the roads when winter strikes. While you want to avoid damage from harsh weather and roads, you also want it to be in good working …

home-based businesses

10 Health and Safety Tips for Laptop Usage

Anthea Healthy Living

Preventative measures can help your employees to avoid physical injury from regular laptop usage. Share these ten tips with your team today. The use of laptop computers simplifies work, improving workplace mobility, quality and productivity overall. However, overuse of laptops can increase your chance of injury. For example, prolonged laptop use—the kind of use that often occurs in the workplace—can …