Cyber Security: Protecting Your Business From Online Threats

Anthea Business Insurance

Have you ever had your credit card compromised? Maybe you found a purchase on your bill that you know you didn’t make, or perhaps your credit card company called you about suspicious activity on your account. In the past, this could have happened if your credit card number was stolen at a gas station, restaurant, or retail store. Nowadays, thieves …

What Matters Most – Protecting Your Children

Anthea Personal Interest

What Matters Most to Me – Protecting My Teenage Daughter Posted by Douglas Pinnell The centre of my personal universe, my 16 year old daughter Rhiannan is currently contemplating her career choices. She’s quite concerned about her summer plans and ensuring she makes the best choice for how she will spend her time in order to ensure that she can …

Renovating Your Home? When to Let Your Insurance Broker Know

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Home Renovation Insurance Whenever we write a home insurance policy, we ask you a number of questions to assist you in determining the cost to rebuild your dwelling. If you are planning to undergo renovations that will increase the value of your home, you should let us know so your insurance coverage can keep pace with the improvements. When To …

Why You Need to Check Your Heating Fuel Tank

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Why You Need to Check Your Heating Fuel Tank Heating oil is a dangerous substance. If it escapes from your premises, it’s your responsibility. Legally, you will be considered negligent and held liable for any damage done to the property of others, not to mention the cost and inconvenience of cleaning up your own property. These costs can be as …

Geothermal Energy – Is It Worth It?

Anthea Personal Interest

Geothermal Heating & Cooling As fossil fuel costs continue to rise, alternative energy sources are required. Geothermal Heating & Cooling Systems reduce the heating and cooling operating cost of your household but the installation can be expensive. Watch the video below for an explanation of how it works: Great for the Environment The Geothermal System is an environmentalist’s dream come …

Ontario Auto Rate Changes – What Is Happening?

Anthea Auto

As you may or may not know, there are changes happening in Ontario around auto insurance premiums. Here are a few key things to know about the Ontario government’s mandated reduction in auto premiums. 1. The promised rate reductions are not instant The government has set a target to reduce rates on average over two years, ending August 2015: starting …

You’re Not Covered! Will Your Insurance Pay Out?

Anthea General Insurance Information

You’re planning a sunny vacation down south to escape the cold Canadian winter temperatures. You have everything planned out: Your flights are booked, your accommodations are set, and you purchased your travel insurance for safety and peace of mind. But, little do you know, that insurance policy you just purchased might not pay out if you actually need to use …

Earthquake Insurance in Ontario

Anthea Miscellaneous

Earthquake Coverage Who needs it? After all, we live in Ontario right? Perhaps the recent frostquakes in Toronto may have you second-guessing. While rare, between 1980 and 1998 some 13 earthquakes reached or exceeded 4.0 on the Richter Scale — in the Ottawa and St. Lawrence valleys alone! On May 23, 2000, an earthquake measuring 3.1 was recorded a few …

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Can Save You from Financial Ruin

Anthea Directors' And Officers' Coverage

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Can Save You from Financial Ruin Directors and officers are quickly joining the ranks of the professional and business owner as targets for liability suits. By taking on the highly visible position of director or officer, you assume great personal risk. You could be held liable for any number of things from abuse of authority …

Giving Back: $50 For 50 Years

Anthea Personal Interest

Supporting Charity in Honour of 50 Years! This year Douglas Pinnell, Vice President of Mumby Insurance Brokers, celebrated his 50th birthday. We decided to borrow a page from Brett Wilson’s book (of Dragons Den) and make donations to charities in Douglas’ honour. For each Mumby employee, we donated $50 to his or her charity of choice. Here are a few …