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Stay Dry With Umbrella Insurance: Because When It Rains, It Pours

By Jake McCoy on Feb 10, 2024 10:15:00 AM

In this litigious world, protecting yourself and your assets from liability is both important and increasingly difficult. While insurance policies such as auto, homeowners, and renters insurance have liability protection to financially protect you in a lawsuit, there are situations where they may not be enough. This is where umbrella insurance comes into play, offering an additional layer of protection beyond the limits of your standard insurance policies. 

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What Does My Property Liability Insurance Cover?

By Jake McCoy on Feb 7, 2024 10:45:00 AM

When you own or rent the place you call home, it is incredibly important to get property insurance. In some cases, you're legally required to have insurance to be able to get a mortgage or sign a lease. Even if you're not technically required to have a property insurance policy, it's still in your best interest to get property insurance that at the very least gives you liability protection. 

Topics: property insurance liability third party liability
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How to Prevent your Car Battery Freezing in Extreme Cold

By Jake McCoy on Jan 29, 2024 11:00:00 AM

As temperatures plummet to bone-chilling levels, your car becomes more than just a means of transportation—it can be your lifeline in the freezing cold. When temperatures reach the level of "extreme cold" batteries are a common reason for vehicles not starting. Today, we wanted to provide a handful of tips and tricks to help keep your car battery from freezing. 

Topics: Car Insurance Car Insurance Edmonton

Congratulations to Our $1K Giveaway Winners!

By Jake McCoy on Jan 22, 2024 2:00:00 PM

Throughout December and early January, we ran a $1,000 giveaway. Anyone who quoted their insurance or referred a client to Armour Insurance was eligible for the draw.

Topics: Car Insurance Quote contest contestwinner
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10:4 and the Top Used Trucker Terminology Good Buddy

By Rob Stevenson on Jan 5, 2024 11:17:00 AM

"You know who that is? That's Mr. Evil Knievel. He snuck in my back door, son, when I wasn't lookin'. You better flip-flop back here and gimme' a hand, son, or we gonna be in a heap of trouble. Please roger that transmission!"

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Risk Revealed: Alberta's Top 10 High-Theft Vehicles

By Jake McCoy on Dec 13, 2023 2:30:00 PM

The top 10 most commonly stolen vehicles in Alberta have been released by Canadian company Équité. We wanted to do an in-depth look at vehicle theft frequency rather than sheer numbers. In essence, we wanted to answer the question, what type of vehicle is most likely to be stolen if you were going to purchase one? The following numbers are based on the rate at which a specific vehicle is stolen proportional to the number of vehicles on the road. 

Topics: car thieves Car Insurance theft insurance
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Top 7 Ways to Keep Windshield Chips From Spreading

By Rob Stevenson on Dec 13, 2023 11:33:00 AM

If you can drive on Alberta Roads for more than a month without getting a chip in your windshield, you deserve a medal! Keeping your windshield free of cracks and chips is quite possibly one of the most frustrating things about driving in northern climates like ours. The last windshield I replaced lasted only 5 months before developing a long horizontal crack. 

Topics: Car Insurance windshield chips
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Does Turning Down Your Thermostat at Night Save Money?

By Rob Stevenson on Dec 8, 2023 9:15:00 AM

True or False: Turning down your thermostat at night or when you’re out results in using more energy than you save when you have to heat the house back up again.

Since the dawn of central heating, this subject has been a source of dispute between spouses. When the weather turns cool furnaces across our nation fire up and start consuming energy (and spending money) in an attempt to keep us comfortable in our homes. It leads us to look at ways to save money and get through the winter months with a little more money in our pocket books. 

When you turn down the heat before bed what you're doing is called Thermostat Setback. And when you turn the heat back up in the morning this is called Thermostat Setup. Basically what you're doing is turning the heat down when you don't need it and back up when you do. 

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Guide to Commercial Auto Insurance: Answering FAQ's

By Jake McCoy on Nov 29, 2023 11:00:00 AM

Commercial auto insurance is a critical component for businesses relying on vehicles as part of their operations. This will provide answers to common FAQs regarding commercial auto insurance, coverage options, and policy requirements. Whether you're a business owner or an employee using company vehicles, this guide will provide the clarity you need to make informed decisions and safeguard your assets.

Topics: Commercial Insurance Alberta Commercial Insurance rates Commercial Automobile Insurance
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What Happens if you get Caught Without Valid Registration on your Car?

By Rob Stevenson on Nov 23, 2023 3:23:00 PM

Have you ever been pulled over without valid registration on your vehicle? Is your registration up to date? I was caught on Highway 2 last weekend with expired registration on my car. Here's what happened.

Topics: registration vehicle registration Alberta registry traffic laws Armour Registry

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