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Average Edmonton Homeowners Insurance Rate is $67/Month

Average Edmonton Homeowners Insurance Rate is $67 per month

Are you looking for home insurance information that pertains specifically to Edmonton? This can sometimes be tricky to find. Most of the data out there is reported at the provincial level, and that isn’t helpful when you are looking for solid data on home insurance in Edmonton.

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Disability Insurance: 45 Ideas to Reduce Your Rate

Disability Insurance: 44 Ideas to Reduce your RateDisability Insurance (also known as a DI policy) is one of the lesser known insurance types. Many Canadians are knowledgeable about life insurance, but, in most cases, it is disability insurance that is more likely to be used.

DI can be costly, so we collected all the known ways to save on disability insurance;

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Car Insurance in Alberta – Top Media Stories, Spring 2017

Here are two summaries of top Alberta Car Insurance stories that were published in March and May 2017 in Canadian media outlets:

  • CBC News Edmonton: Insurance company offers $5,500 for truck appraised at more than $40,000 (click to scroll to the story summary)
  • Simcoe Reformer: Changes to benefit entitlement in 2016 adds to family’s struggle after man seriously injured in crash (click to scroll to the story summary)

Insurance Company Offers $5,500 for Truck Appraised at more Than $40,000: Summary

May 2017,

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Insurance Companies in Canada – Easily Explained

The life insurance landscape in Canada is quite unique. The infographic below shows all the key players and their size, reflecting their assets under management (AUM) based on life and wealth segments of the company’s business.

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Motorcycle Insurance in Ontario – 4 Things You Must Know


Driving a motorcycle means a completely different type of driving experience, and having and enjoying a bike comes with a price tag. Similar to car insurance, motorcycle insurance is mandatory in Ontario, similarly to other Canadian provinces. This article summarizes the key aspects of motorcycle insurance that you should know.

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Independent Mortgage and Credit Card Reviews are now available for Canadians


The largest Canadian platform for insurance reviews has launched consumer reviews for mortgages and credit cards. Over 1,000 new reviews are now available online. Canadians can use these stories and experiences to educate themselves about the best mortgage products and the best and worst Canadian credit cards on the market.

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Life Insurance and Zika Virus – What You Must Know

Table of Contents (click on a section to jump)

  1. General Info about the Zika Virus
  2. Zika and Insurance Risks
  3. Zika Virus and the Ability to Get Life Insurance
  4. What Life Insurance plans and rates do Insurers Offer for Zika Cases?

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Posted in Life Insurance


Multiple Sclerosis Life Insurance – How Much Does It Cost?

Mutliple Sclerosis and Life InsuranceAs if you don’t have enough to worry about if you are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), but hearing that diagnosis means you also have to worry about your insurance rates. Can you even get insurance if you have MS? Are your rates going to skyrocket? How can you protect your family financially if things progress to the point where you can no longer work?

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Condo Insurance for Landlords | What You Must Know

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The real estate market in many Canadian cities continues to stay hot, leading many to invest in condos to rent out, and that means a different set of insurance requirements for both the landlord and the tenant. Unlike usual home insurance, there is an additional party involved – the condominium corporation.

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