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To help keep you informed, we are providing articles which contain important insurance & financial information and risk management advice. Should you wish to discuss any of the topics in more detail, please contact our office.

Jan
8

Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management Inc. (JDIMI) is pleased to announce a definitive acquisition of Whitley Insurance & Financial Services (Whitley) effective January 7, 2014. Once competitors in the insurance marketplace, JDIMI and Whitley will unite to provide a wealth of services to new and existing clients, including industry leading insurance programs, superior risk management services, 24 hour claims [...]

May
6

Your personal automobile policy is a legal document which outlines what coverage and protection is available to you. It is very important to know that your policy is a contract and it requires you, under OAP1 section 1.4.1 of the wordings, to: “promptly tell us of any change in information supplied in your original application [...]

Apr
23

A recent article in the Globe and Mail provides the following useful tips and strategies to help you reduce the cost of your home insurance premiums. 1. Suggest a credit check If you’ve been a responsible borrower, offer permission for your insurance company to check your credit rating. Insurers believe people who manage their credit [...]

Apr
4

The day your child is born is the happiest day of your life then you blink and they are off to college and university. Where did the time go? How are we going to look after them when they are no longer under our roof? As parents, it is our responsibility to protect our children [...]

Apr
3

Did you know that a simple review of your policy can save you money? Time and time again you will have received your renewal and seen the rates increase, but your pay may not have. This can be tough and we understand, as we are insurance consumers as well as advisers for you. What you [...]

Apr
2

Did you know…? Your standard business or property policy specifically excludes equipment breakdown unless your equipment is damaged by fire or lightning. There does exist, an equipment breakdown policy that can close the gap in your coverage to ensure you are better protected. The following are common causes of equipment breakdowns: Power surges and fluctuations [...]

Mar
26

This document was developed as a reference Guide to help you understand various personal and business insurance coverage’s. It’s written in lay persons language and will help to answer the questions “what is that coverage for?” and “why do I need that coverage?”. It also tells you why you should deal with our brokerage. For [...]

Mar
12

Bay of Quinte Country is a beautiful part of south eastern Ontario encompassing the communities of Belleville, Brighton, Picton and Trenton. Surrounded by bodies of water including the Bay of Quinte, Brighton Bay, Lake Ontario and the Trent Severn waterway this region is a “Natural Attraction” for tourists, campers, fishermen, boaters, hikers, bikers and anyone [...]

Nov
14

Whitley’s Insurance and Financial services is looking for a Sales Executive / Commercial Account Manager and a Personal Lines Customer Service Representative. Do you have what we’re looking for? Apply today. Job Title: Sales Executive / Commercial Account Manager Compensation: Attractive Compensation including group benefits and pension plan Summary: Experienced Senior Commercial Lines Sales Executive/Broker [...]

Oct
15

This question seems to come up each year and around the same time…at renewal! The goal of this article is to assist you in having a better understanding of what goes into determining premiums for personal lines policies, like automobile and property risks. Because there are different factors between automobile and property, let’s break this [...]