The Importance of Commercial Insurance in Alberta

commercial insuranceSmall businesses are facing greater uncertainty in these increasingly unstable economic times so the right type of business insurance can provide peace of mind in both your personal and business life.

At Thomson Schindle Green (TSG) Insurance Company, we’re a full-service, independently-operated insurance brokerage and we understand that your business has many assets: vehicles, office space and equipment, inventory, an indispensable employee or partner, and most importantly yourself. To protect your business assets from potential risks, your business needs insurance. Read more

Winter Driving Tips & Auto Insurance in Alberta

auto insuranceWinter is upon us with its snow and ice, snowplows to clear our roads, and often, drivers who are unprepared. To help you be better prepared, this winter and next, the Thomson Schindle Green Insurance Company team of insurance brokers have pulled together these winter driving tips because your safety matters.

Boy Scouts have the right idea in their motto – Be Prepared. This starts with a fall check-up that includes your battery, ignition system, lights, brakes, exhaust, heating, windshield wipers, all fluid levels, and installing four matching winter tires.

Next, plan your trip by checking road and weather conditions before you leave home. If you must drive, slow down, give yourself extra time for travel and always tell someone where you are going, the route you plan to take, and when you expect to arrive. The safest strategy is to avoid driving in bad weather and wait for conditions to improve.

Remove all snow from your vehicle’s hood, roof, windows, and lights and clear all windows of frost and fog before your vehicle moves so you can see, and be seen. Don’t talk and drive, but a fully charged cell phone is very useful in an emergency or if you need help. Pack a winter survival kit and keep it in your trunk. Read more

New Drivers & Auto Insurance Rates in Alberta

new drivers auto insuranceAlberta has 7 classes of driver’s licenses, new drivers must go through the Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) program to get the support, skills, and experience they need to earn a full (Class 5) license. If you have held a Class 7 learner’s license for at least 1 year, are 16 years of age and older and have passed a Class 5 basic road test, you may join the GDL program.

When it comes to insuring young drivers, Legends Collector Vehicle Insurance comes with Team Thomson Schindle Green service and advice: working with insurance companies to get the coverage that meets your needs, and finding the deals that save you money. When calculating the insurance cost for a new driver, a number of factors prevail and to help you understand the process better. Here are a few of those factors to help you understand the process better when speaking with one of our brokers. Read more

Factors Affecting Insurance Premiums

In today’s high risk soinsurance quotesciety, insurance is essential to protect your family and assets from catastrophic loss. This risk is also affecting the global economy resulting in a universal increase in premiums. As a consumer, you can be overwhelmed with this pressure coming at you from both ends.

Fortunately, the professionals at Thomson Schindle Green (TSG) Insurance Company are on your side. Whether you need auto, business or home insurance in Alberta, TSG’s full-service, independently-operated insurance brokerage provides insurance policies from maximum to minimum coverage to meet your individual or business needs. One way TSG helps you with your needs is by providing information on how to save money on your insurance cost. Read more

What You Need To Know: Insurance Claims

A car accident iauto insurances never convenient or simple. Making an insurance claim should not be. However, to make that claim process as simple as possible, in a difficult time, you need to be prepared with the information that your insurance company requires to make that claim.

When it comes to claims in Calgary, Sherwood Park, Brooks, Bassano or Medicine Hat, TSG Insurance’s insurance brokers are here to serve you and if you need assistance with after-hours claims, we’re easy to reach at 1.888.224.5677. Read more