Where Alberta Farmers Go for Financial Planning -TSG Helping Farmers Protect their Future for Generations to Come

Life for an Albertan farmer is one of love for the land and livestock. It is not easy, but it is rewarding. Each season brings new experiences and sometimes anxieties as you face inclement weather or natural disasters. Too much or too little rain can kill your crops. Mechanical failures can leave you in a lurch during harvest. However, you keep plugging along because you know it is worth it in the end. You are leaving a legacy for your children and grandchildren.

When Mother Nature is at her worst, who can you turn to for help? How can you keep the farm in the family? You need help and Thomson, Schindle, Green Insurance and Financial Services, Ltd. (TSG) is here to help. Our multi-disciplined agricultural consulting team will work with you to navigate the tenuous world of growing food and livestock with financial planning tailored to your unique needs.

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Snow Tire Sales to Increase this Winter – A Handy Reminder from TSG Insurance Services

As fall turns to winter, are you ready for the slip-sliding of your car on the snow and ice? As Canadians, most of us do realize that we need to drive differently when bad weather creeps in. It only takes the first snowfall to find your car in a ditch because your tires could not handle the cold. One way to stay safer on the roads is to put snow tires on your automobile. Snow tires (also called winter tires) are built to handle the frigid temperatures to keep you safer on the road.

Sales of winter tires are expected to increase through 2027 as more cars become a commodity and less of a luxury. Many countries recognize that driver safety is paramount during inclement weather. The same holds for Canadians where some provinces require drivers to put snow tires on their car. Some insurance companies offer discounts for making the seasonal switch. Talk to a broker at Thomson, Schindle, Green Insurance, and Financial Services to obtain insurance quotes and discuss potential discounts. Our knowledgeable team will discuss your needs and find the best package for you.

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It Is Never Too Early or Too Late to Plan Your Finances – Alberta’s Leading Financial Services Firm Explains the Essentials of Wealth Management

Financial planning in AlbertaWhether you have limited knowledge about financial products, or you are the neighbourhood’s go-to person for stock market tips, you can never be too young or too old to plan and manage your own savings and investments. From equity, bonds and mutual funds, to pension and insurance, no matter what you prefer, consider hiring the services of wealth management professionals. Not only do they understand the financial, legal, and regulatory aspects of every available investment option, they will also help you make informed and guided choices to maximize your returns and multiply your wealth.

However, at TSG Insurance, we believe it is not always about growing your wealth. Your primary objective for investment may vary at different stages in your life and our expert financial advisors take that into account before offering any advice or suggestions on the different financial vehicles.

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Getting Insurance Quotes for Green Vehicles in Alberta – Your Trusted Brokers at TSG Insurance Share Insights

Car insurance in AlbertaFrom mini vans, compact 2-seaters and hatchbacks, to sedans and 8-seater SUVs, green vehicles are now available in a wide range of makes and models. Whether you prefer electric cars or hybrids, both types offer a number of compelling characteristics, including, environment-friendliness, smaller, fuel-efficient engines, lightweight bodies, sleek designs and attractive resale values. Insurance services in Alberta for green vehicles are also surprisingly affordable.

While green vehicles may have a higher upfront investment, if you can get over the initial sticker shock, the long term benefits and lower maintenance costs of hybrid plug-ins far supersede traditional, gas-powered vehicles. In Canada, green cars made an entrance around a decade ago, but they have come into a reasonable and affordable price range only recently. While the incentives and rebates offered by each province may be different, they have certainly boosted the popularity of hybrids throughout the country.

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Energy, Oil and Gas Industry: Are You Properly Insured? Some Firms Are Learning that they Are Underinsured

Since the start of the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century, mankind has battled with nature. From the Exxon Valdez spill in the US to Chernobyl in Russia, environmental disasters are part of doing business in the energy sector. Alberta is no stranger to accidents that plague the forests, lakes, and wildlife in the province. Just this past spring, Alberta Energy Regulator reported a leak of 290,000 liters of oil and saltwater.

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