Flood Insurance for Your Home or Business in Alberta

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– Helpful Advice from Your Dependable TSG Insurance Brokers

If you pay attention to the news, barely a day goes by where some weather disaster hasn’t occurred. Devastating tornadoes, killer earthquakes, and life-threatening forest fires line up to make the next day’s headline. Back in 2013, many southern Albertans lived the headlines when widespread flooding occurred in their towns. Homeowner after a homeowner found overland waters encroaching in their cities and homes.

Flood insurance used to be unavailable to Canadians until recently. Residents had to depend on federal and provincial taxes to pay for all the damages. The professional brokers at Thomson Schindle Green (TSG) can help you obtain the protection you deserve to rebuild in the event disaster strikes, and the flood gates pour forth.

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Time to Review Your Home Insurance

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– Tips from Alberta’s Experienced Brokers at TSG Insurance

With all the joys of homeownership, come just as many responsibilities. Between the mortgage payment, taxes, upkeep, and maintenance, it is easy to let some items coast, like your home insurance. This type of coverage may not be mandated by law; it pays to have a policy in place for life’s misadventures. Remember that an insurance policy is not a buy-it-and-forget-it event. On the contrary, as your life evolves, so do your needs.

Annually reviewing your home insurance policy is the right step in keeping your family and your home protected. The experienced professionals at Thomson Schindle Green (TSG) can sit with you and review your coverage. We will look for gaps in protection and provide options to mitigate loss. We have five locations in Alberta to serve you.

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When Should You Collect Your CPP?

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The most basic financial goal for any individual is that you never want to outlive your savings. In your quest to build a nest egg for yourself and your family, you dedicate most of your lifetime to education, upskilling, building a career and creating financial stability for the present and future. However, the fact remains that as you near your retirement age, you may have to rely on your Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) and Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for a substantial portion of your retirement income. In the case of CPP, your pension amount will depend on the amount and number of years you contributed to the plan, and your age when you start collecting CPP benefits.

 

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Looking to Insure Your Commercial Vehicle?

Commercial auto insurance in AlbertaNo matter how small or large your Alberta business, commercial insurance will help protect your company from financial losses. It could be the most important differentiator between staying afloat and going under, especially in case of damages or expensive lawsuits. While business insurance may protect your company assets, business income, and third party obligations, when it comes to your commercial fleet of vehicles, you need to insure them separately.

Whether you own light vehicles, heavy steam trucks, pickups, or long haul trucks, the specific needs of your business and vehicles should be incorporated into the type of product or policy you select. This is especially true if your productivity and revenue is dependent on these vehicles and their transportation efficiencies. If you are looking to insure your commercial vehicles, in and around Calgary, Medicine Hat or Brooks, make your first call to the trusted and qualified brokers at TSG Insurance. Our team of licensed professionals will help you select the best possible options for one-truck operations, as well as large fleets.

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Millennials: Plan for a Better Financial Future Now – How the TSG Team can Help You with Financial Planning and Insurance  

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While fun and exciting, entering adulthood also comes with great responsibility. When you’re young, it’s likely that you will be faced with making big decisions about your future. Therefore, it’s important to make informed decisions now to ensure you set yourself up for long-term success.

For millennials, financial planning and purchasing insurance are more likely to fall further down the list of priorities. After all, freedom at a young age comes at a cost, especially if you earn an entry-level salary. With your monthly income, you may need to pay bills, buy personal items, and have enough to cover an active social life. Fortunately, financial freedom is more attainable than you may have been led to believe. At Thomson Schindle & Green (TSG), our team of dedicated insurance brokers can provide you with high-quality financial planning and insurance solutions to meet your unique needs and bring you peace of mind.

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