What is comprehensive insurance and what does it cover? + MORE May 23rd

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There are more insurance options in Canada than you can shake a stick at! Stay on top of the best policies right here. Cost Plus and Group Benefit Plans - life-insurance-quotes.ca What is Cost Plus? Group benefit plans, also called group insurance or employee benefits, offer company employees.... More »
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What is universal life insurance? + MORE Jun 25th

Among your different life insurance options, a universal life insurance policy is one of the most complex. It requires more involvement than both term and whole life insurance policies—so you can’t simply set it and forget it. And you have decisions to make regarding how much you pay, and how th.... More »
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Should you transfer property to a child and then rent it from them? Jul 27th

I would like to know if transferring our home into our daughter’s name—can we stay and pay rent and get a rental home credit? Is it valid?—Satyesh Tax credits when renting property from a family member There is a lot to unpack with your question, Satyesh, but I will address your direct q.... More »

Life insurance for kids: Do you really need it? Jul 23rd

Buying life insurance for kids is probably the last thing on your mind when you’re in the throes of diaper changes and round-the-clock feedings. But the early stages of parenthood don’t last forever—and it’s never too early to start planning for your little one’s (or ones’) future. W.... More »
Wondering how to get the best car insurance in Canada? It’s tricky, as auto insurance rules vary from province to province, so that some auto coverages are mandatory and others optional. Add on the many factors influencing the premiums drivers pay, and there is no single best policy for Canadians. That said, you can find the best policy for you. Whether it’s you or a family member getting behind the wheel, this guide will walk you through the most commonly asked questions about car insurance, from what it covers to how to get a competitive rate. 

This guide covers all your auto insurance questions:

What is car insurance?Is car insurance mandatory in Canada? What does car insurance cover?What coverage add-ons are recommended?How much car insurance do you need?How much does car insurance cost in Canada?How to find the best car insurance in CanadaHow to compare auto insurance quotes Auto insurance for high-risk drivers

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Comprehensive insurance essentially covers you for things that happen to your car that aren’t caused by you or another driver. Think of it this way: If collision insurance covers you for accidents, comprehensive insurance covers pretty much everything else that could happen to your vehicle. It provides auto coverage for an array of situations, including fires, severe weather damage, vandalism and theft.

Designed to work with collision insurance, comprehensive car insurance allows you to make claims through your insurance to cover costs of repairs or even provides a settlement if the repair estimates exceed the value of the vehicle itself. Comprehensive insurance is optional, meaning you’re not legally required to have it, but it means you won’t be paying out of pocket if your car gets vandalized or stolen. Keep reading to learn more about what’s covered with comprehensive insurance—and what isn’t.

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Canada’s best no-fee credit cards 2022If you’re looking for a card that delivers top rewards without an annual fee, look no further. These no-annual-fee cards can still get you perks on what you spend, like cash back on groceries, recurring bills, travel and more. Plus, with perks like no foreign transaction fees, travel insurance and no foreign transaction (FX) fees, these no-fee credit cards can be the smartest choice for your wallet, depending on your habits.
The best no-fee credit cards in Canada 2022

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Rewards / Feature

Tangerine Money-Back
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Cash back

2% in up to 3 categories of your choice
0.5% on everything else

AMEX SimplyCash
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Flat-rate

1.25% cash back on everything

Brim Mastercard
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No FX fees

1 pt/$1 on everyday purchases
No FX fees
Bonus points at eligible retailers
1 pt = 1% in cash back

MBNA Rewards Platinum Plus Mastercard
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Travel

2 pts/$1 on groceries & dining1
1 pt/$1 on everything else
1 pt = 1 cent in travel rewards

MBNA True Line
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Low APR

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In Your Corner: If you’re travelling this summer, should you get trip protection, travel insurance — or both?As Canadians pack their bags, travel agencies and trip providers are pushing protection add-ons, while insurance providers are promoting their travel insurance plans. What’s the difference?

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