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Electrical Safety Tips
Whether it’s holiday decorating or hooking up new appliances and electronics, you might use extension cords as a convenient, temporary solution to deliver electricity to your devices. If used improperly, extension cords can pose a real risk of injury, electrocution, or even an electrical fire in your home. In this blog, we will explain some electrical safety tips for extension cords to avoid a home insurance claim. ... Read More
Parking Lot Accident
Parking lot accidents are more common than you may think, accounting for 1 of 5 reported accidents in Ontario. There are many moving pieces other than just vehicles – pedestrians, carts, narrow driving lanes and medians can be a recipe for disaster. We know you certainly don’t want an accident on your insurance record, especially because it may impact your insurance premium, so, in this blog, we’ve outlined ways to avoid a parking lot accident.... Read More
Billyard Insurance Group Named Top Insurance Workplace
We are proud to share that BIG has been recognized as a Top Insurance Workplace in 2020 by Insurance Business Canada! Being a people-focused company is a core value for us, and this award attests to the ongoing support and dynamic work atmosphere we cultivate for our brokers and staff. BIG endeavours to encourage a healthy work-life balance among employees. Concentrating more on employees’ well-being, and not just their performance really changes the office atmosphere and brings greater motivation to the team.... Read More
How to Pay Off Credit Cards
Credit cards are commonplace in our society and, when used wisely, they can be a helpful financial tool. If you’re not careful, credit card debt can easily spiral out of control, especially with a high interest rate at 20%. Emergencies do happen and maybe your credit card debt has built up to a point that it feels insurmountable, but with these strategies on how to pay off credit cards, you can get back on track!... Read More
Holiday Office Party
The holiday season has arrived, and your holiday office party is coming up quickly! Your team has worked exceptionally hard, adapting to changes this year, so they deserve a little holiday party fun, even if it looks different. In this blog, we’ve combined some COVID-friendly holiday office party ideas for both in-person and virtual gatherings.... Read More
Home Safety Tips
If you've seen National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation or Home Alone, you likely have a sense of what could go wrong during the holiday season. While put up your twinkly lights, decorate your Christmas tree, find the perfect gifts, and plan your [safe] holiday parties, enjoy the season worry-free by reviewing your property insurance policy and following these holiday decorating home safety tips.... Read More