June 17, 2014

Royal Bank of Canada - June 17, 2014 - Consumer information, Finance and Business, Health and Safety, Travel
Most people think about getting travel insurance for a vacation to Europe or the Caribbean.  But even though approximately 32 million Canadians drove to the United States for the day in 2013[1], when it comes to weekend...

June 6, 2014

Royal Bank of Canada - June 6, 2014 - Consumer information
Summer means family getaways, camping trips and time spent gardening but it’s also the ideal time to inspect your house and property for those cracked window and door caulking, leaf-filled gutters and broken shingles. 

March 14, 2014

Royal Bank of Canada - March 14, 2014 - Consumer information, Families, Parenting and Children, Finance and Business
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. However, many Canadians nearing retirement don’t yet have a plan in place and are worried about their financial future. In fact, 48 per cent of pre-retirees...

March 13, 2014

Royal Bank of Canada - March 13, 2014 - Consumer information, Families, Parenting and Children, Finance and Business
Annuities are a stable and important part of retirement planning with many benefits attached to them, such as a guaranteed payout and no annual fees. “Annuities have played an integral role in retirement planning for years...

October 21, 2013

Royal Bank of Canada - October 21, 2013 - Consumer information, Environment and Nature, Home and Garden
Winter can provide a much-needed respite from the sweltering summer temperatures, but it can also bring severe storms which can cause havoc on your home and cost a lot of money in repairs.

October 18, 2013

Royal Bank of Canada - October 18, 2013 - Consumer information, Home and Garden
With the holidays around the corner, many Canadians are starting to plan for their winter getaways. However, for many Canadians, protecting their home from potential damage prior to a vacation is often secondary to preparing for...

November 19, 2012

Royal Bank of Canada - November 19, 2012 - Consumer information, Families, Parenting and Children, Health and Safety, Home and Garden, Seasonal
While the incidence of fire increases during the holiday season due to greater use of natural Christmas trees, decorations and electric lighting, Canadians are taking further risks as more than 29 per cent of homeowners admit...

October 18, 2012

Royal Bank of Canada - October 18, 2012 - Consumer information, Home and Garden
From leaking appliances to broken pipes, there are many ways your home can be damaged by water. However, you can help reduce the risk of water damage through proper maintenance and regular inspections. "Water damage can not...

October 11, 2012

Royal Bank of Canada - October 11, 2012 - Consumer information, Finance and Business, Home and Garden
More than six-in-ten Canadian homeowners took on some form of home renovation project in the past two years. However, almost 80 per cent of them did not contact their insurance provider prior to the start of the renovations,...

August 21, 2012

Royal Bank of Canada - August 21, 2012 - Agriculture, Finance and Business
For Canada's agricultural producers, a profitable year of farming depends on successfully managing multiple, and often simultaneous, sources of risk such as weather, market prices and disease. Of all the risks faced by producers...