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By Staebler Insurance on Dec 5, 2019

Liability insurance is something every business should have. Often referred to as general liability insurance or commercial liability insurance, it’s one of the primary protections your business needs to operate confidently and without major risk. But what makes it so important? To make a long story short, liability insurance protects you from the most common risks associated with a business, namely incidents that result in legal action. Businesses are far more likely to run afoul...

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By Staebler Insurance on Aug 14, 2019

There is nothing quite as defeating as ending a long day tired, worn out, and unsure of what you accomplished. If you’re putting in long hours and trying your best but struggle to point to productive accomplishments by the end of your day, you might start feeling insecure about your ability to do the job. You might feel like you need to double down, take an even shorter lunch, work even harder through the day. Sadly, none of that will help because chances are you’re already...

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By Staebler Insurance on May 28, 2019

[Originally posted to TruckNews.com  via TTSAO]   Want to be a member of the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO)? You’ve got to earn it. That was the message from Lisa Arseneau , Staebler Insurance broker and head of the TTSAO’s insurance group, when providing an update at an association meeting this morning. She said TTSAO member training schools will need to undergo an evaluation to maintain membership in the group. They cost $450 and are...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jan 24, 2019

With a seemingly never-ending wave of high-profile attacks rocking the tech world for the past two years, none of us can afford to be complacent about cyber crime anymore. But, while many of us understand the threat cyber crime poses, not all of us are sure where to start when addressing it. Well, wonder no longer. The best way to protect yourself from cyber crime is with personal cyber insurance, an emerging type of insurance designed specifically for this modern concern....

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By Staebler Insurance on Oct 16, 2018

Home insurance is your first line of defense against disaster. It’s a fundamental part of home ownership, and while it may not be mandatory, almost every homeowner recognizes the value of a home insurance policy. What they may not know however, are all of the ways they can accidentally (or not so accidentally) void that policy. So we’ve come up with a few situations that could void your policy and leave you on the hook when you need that coverage the most: Being dishonest when...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jun 12, 2018

Here at Staebler, we've talked before about cyber security and the importance of locking down your digital assets. Off-site backups, encryption, and password/access hygiene are all important digital elements of a strong cyber security plan. Today though, we're going to take a step back and think about cyber security in a more concrete sense. Concrete as in physical. How does physical security intersect with cyber security? When you think about cyber security, it's...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 2, 2018

Article originally posted on  TruckNews.com  (March 1, 2018). MISSISSAUGA, ON – The widely held belief that commercial drivers under the age of 25 cannot be insured is a myth, according to Lisa Arseneau of Staebler Insurance . She was moderating an insurance panel at the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario’s (TTSAO) annual conference. "I can’t believe this is still being said and believed,” Arseneau said. "That you cannot hire anyone under the age...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jan 3, 2018

New Years is a chance to reflect on your past and plan for the future. It's that time of the year when we set goals for ourselves and speculate on the improvements we want to make in our lives. Often, these goals are a little unrealistic. "I want to lose 30 pounds before summer,” or "I'm going to learn to speak another language before next year.” Is it any wonder most New Year's resolutions end up forgotten! This year though, why don't you try something different? How about you...

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By Staebler Insurance on Dec 13, 2017

With the Christmas season in full swing, many of us will be out shopping and spending, trying to get those last few items to put under the Christmas tree. But while you're out trying to find the best deals, or the last Hatchimal on the shelf, you need to be careful. The Christmas season isn't just busy for businesses, it's also a favorite time of the year for fraudsters and crooks.  The majority of retail transactions these days are handled through debit or credit cards....

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By Staebler Insurance on Nov 8, 2017

It wasn't long ago that the idea of "cyber crime” would have been a punchline on a late night talk show, or a plot point in The Matrix , but if the past year of high profile hacks and cyberattacks have taught us anything, it's that the world has changed. From monolithic corporations like Sony, to random Facebook users posting updates about their day, it seems nobody is safe from the slimy tendrils of cybercrime anymore. Unfortunately, that includes your business. If you collect...

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