Canadians love to renovate. A recent survey by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation found that over 40 percent of households in ten Canadian markets renovated their home. The same survey found that 0ver 65% of households used a contractor to do all, or at least some, of their renovations. (Changes to your home may also affect your home insurance policy.)
When your child moves away from home for college or university, there are important changes and responsibilities to consider. Along with the emotional stress of having your young graduate leave home, you also need to consider what the move means for your finances and insurance policies. Being informed about your Edmonton insurance coverage is crucial for your child’s protection and wellbeing. While many policies extend parents’ coverage to kids in university, other policies encourage college students to purchase their own insurance.
“Parents need to know whether their insurance extends to their children when they are buying a car or moving into an apartment or residence,” says Wayne Ross, insurance expert at Aviva Canada. “You could find yourself facing a financially-stressful situation that could easily have been avoided.”