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How much do you need to make to afford a Toronto condo in each neighbourhood?

Toronto condo market overview

Toronto condos have outpaced all other market segments in the housing market this year. Even when detached houses, semi-detached and townhouses were sinking in price earlier in 2018, condos experienced double digit growth.

Toronto condos were up 6.5 per cent in the 416 this May 2018 to about $603,000 according to the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) while detached houses declined 5.6 per cent to just over $1.4 million.

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11 Disability Insurance myths to know before you
apply for a Policy

Most people are not familiar with how disability insurance works. Today we will take a look at what it is so we can dispel some myths about this important policy.

Disability insurance provides you with a continuous stream of income in the event of a disability.

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The Foreign Transaction Fee: What is it and how to avoid it

Sticking to a budget is hard enough while on vacation in a foreign country. Add to that elusive fees, such as the foreign transaction fee on credit cards that tacks on a few extra dollars and cents to all purchases made abroad, and it becomes all that much harder.

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InsurEye is Among 8 CYBF Entrepreneurs Recognized by Telus

CYBF Telus Logo… Back in April, CYBF and TELUS announced a joint partnership to help young entrepreneurs soar to new heights with their businesses…
Last week CYBF (Canadian Youth Business Foundation)and Telus announced that “it is pleased to recognize eight young entrepreneurs and their businesses supported by TELUS’ contribution to CYBF.”
To date,

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CYBF Company Insureye Meets Hon. Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development of Ontario

A few weeks ago, as one of the CYBF (Canadian Youth Business Foundation) companies, InsurEye had a unique opportunity to meet with the Minister of Economic Development and Innovation of Ontario, the honorable Brad Duguid. During which it was announced that further investment into the Canadian Youth Business Foundation will be made with the objective to further strengthen and grow the economy.

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Auto, Home and Life Insurance Trust Seal: Introduction

Is it easy to make an informed decision when buying insurance? Let’s think about buying a car from a car dealership for a moment – it is a significantly more complex product than auto insurance. Yet, despite the complexity, it is astonishing how much more information is available for car buyers: car specifications,

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Travelling Without Medical Insurance: Do You Realize How Much That Can Cost You?

Infographic Travel Medical Insurance Costs

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These are some scary numbers: 15% of Canadians do not purchase Travel Medical Insurance while travelling to the South and only 39% get it when going to States!

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Tell Us What You Think about Your Insurance and Win a $50 Starbucks Card

Starbucks Card for the Best Insurance ReviewDo you want to share your opinion about your customer experience with insurance companies?

To offer Canadian consumers more insight about insurance companies, InsurEye is offering a $50 Starbucks Card to the author of the best consumer review for insurance, submitted till June 12th,

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What You Should Know About Insurance Protection: Guest Post

Insurance in CanadaThink of the last time you had an encounter with an insurance salesman. This encounter could have been at their office or in your home. Did anything vividly stand out to you from the conversation? One word comes to mind – UNCERTAINTY. Insurance companies and their salespeople use uncertainty to sell their products,

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IPhone Insurance and IPad Insurance: What You Should Know

Iphone and Ipad InsuranceAnother holiday season has passed, leaving behind fun party stories, a couple new pounds waiting for the New Year’s fitness resolution, and, of course, presents!

What did you get? Maybe you became the happy owner of a new iPhone with chatty Siri, or a slim iPad?
But what if something were to happen to your new life-saver gadgets? 

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InsurEye Became CYBF Entrepreneurs!

CYBF LogoNow it is official: InsurEye became an official CYBF (Canadian Youth Business Foundation) entrepreneurship! We also got an initial funding from CYBF and BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada) to develop our business! We really look forward to our joint work with CYBF – stay tuned for more news!

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How to Insure Yourself from Being Kidnapped by Aliens

Nowadays unusual insurance products are springing up like mushrooms after a rain. Insuring your body parts or iPhone is not exotic anymore. In fact, they might even be classified as essentials. This does not take away from the fact that there exist companies that provide insurance products and services for the most unusual and rarely heard of circumstances to their clients.

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Extreme Sports Insurance: 5 Key Things You Need to Know

Many of us enjoy doing sports and the best time to try out something new and exciting or spend time enjoying a favourite sport is during vacation! Travel providers attract with exciting promises: Bungee jumping, rock climbing, scuba diving, sky diving, perfect alpine ski slopes – that all is tons of fun!

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5 Body Parts to Protect – There Is Insurance for Everything

Intriguing Celebrity Insurance Policies: How It All Started

The pioneer of body parts insurance was a silent-movie star Ben Turpin, known for his crossed eyes, who acquired a $20,000 policy against them ever becoming un-crossed in the 20s. Since that day, insurance for various body parts evolved significantly. There are some more or less common topics like legs or hands insurance.

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Travel Insurance Insights – “Saying Bon Voyage to Uncertainty”

Guide To Travel Insurance

Travel InsuranceWhether you’re planning to take your family to meet Cinderella at Disney World, or do so some serious mountain biking with your buddies in the Sierra Madre Mountains, flight cancellations or hospital visits are never on the itinerary. Travel insurance can deliver piece of mind both while enjoying your trip,

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IPhone Insurance in Canada: Piece of Mind or Waste of Money?

These days you’re probably using your iPhone as a multi-purpose device. It is almost hard to imagine an efficient life without the little helpers that Apple has brought to market. They make contacting friends and family a cinch, daily planning and navigating a breeze, equip you with an endless toolbox of diverse apps,

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