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Anne Marie Thomas

Senior Manager of Partner Relationships and insurance expert with InsuranceHotline.com

As Senior Manager of Partner Relationships, Anne Marie Thomas has been working with insurance providers to ensure that Canadians are finding the lowest rates on InsuranceHotline.com. She is an insurance expert who has spent over 25 years in the insurance industry, working for Canada's largest insurance companies. She was also a licenced insurance broker.
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It's Time To Get Your Car Winter-Ready

December is here and no matter where you live in Canada, the days have gotten shorter and cooler, and you may have already experienced snowfall. While you can't always predict the weather, it's pretty much guaranteed that you'll have to face at least a few storms during the winter season. And whether you're a veteran in driving under extreme weather conditions or you're still getting used to the feel of a snow-covered road, it's important to prep yourself -- and your car -- for what's ahead.
12/07/2016 04:20 EST
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How To Minimize The Risk Of Flooding At Home

Whether or not flood damage is covered in your home insurance policy depends on your policy's coverage options and what caused the flooding in the first place. If your window is broken during a tornado and water enters your home, typically you will be covered. If water damage is the result of a "sudden and accidental discharge of water" such as an extreme heavy downpour, a burst pipe or a backed-up sewer, you are likely covered provided you have this endorsement on your policy (it's optional and you have to request it).
11/25/2016 06:36 EST
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Decoding 11 Driving Myths This Fall

The leaves are beginning to fall, the nights are getting longer and the daytime temperatures are dropping. Yes, the autumn season is upon us. To ensure your vehicle is ready for the changing weather conditions ahead, we're uncovering the truth behind 11 popular driving myths so you can brush up on your knowledge of your car and the roads.
10/04/2016 09:46 EDT
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How To Handle Spring Break Flight Cancellations

It's a worst-case vacation scenario -- you've been waiting for hours at your airline's gate with your tropical itinerary and (increasingly cranky) kids in tow, when they make the announcement: Your flight will not be taking off as planned. Flight cancellations are often panic-inducing, especially if there are connecting flights, ground transportation and hotel reservations on the clock -- and your dollar.
03/15/2016 01:48 EDT
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10 Ways You Can Cut Your Car Costs

You've probably heard that buying a car is one of the worst investments you can make. Reports suggest Canadians spend more than $5,000 a year on maintenance and gas, not to mention tickets, driver's licence and plate renewals, parking and insurance. But does it really have to be this way?
01/27/2016 04:25 EST