8 Tips for Having the Money Talk with Kids

Just as there's an appropriate time and place for a parent to have ''the birds and the bees'' talk with a child, there's an appropriate time to talk money and responsibility with your adolescent. Both talks are important, in their own right. Here are eight tips for making sure the money talk with y…

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Cyber Insurance: Why Your Small Business Needs It

Many people associate hacking with large corporations. Yes, they receive all the attention in the news, but did you know that 31% of reported breaches involve companies with fewer than 100 employees? In Canada, the evolving threat of cyber risk is rapidly increasing. Many insurance providers now…

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Claims Contact Information for Surex Direct Customers in Fort McMurray

As an online brokerage, Surex Direct works with multiple companies to place the business of our insureds. With the tragic situation happening in Fort McMurray, tens-of-thousands of displaced individuals face a mountain of uncertainty. In an effort to do all we can to help make the process of ope…

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What To Do When Evacuated By Disaster

With the current situation in Fort McMurray – the vast majority of people being displaced from their homes due to fire – there are three steps to take to ensure you are in the best position to have your insurance company help you. Step 1: Make sure you & your loved ones are safe Above any…

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Pembridge A Canadian Leader in Usage Based Insurance Auto Sector

Over the past year, Pembridge Insurance Company has launched their Usage Based Insurance (UBI) program for Ontario and Nova Scotia drivers, in September 2015 and February 2016 respectively. Drawing on the success of the program seen in these provinces, Pembridge will be launching My_BRIDGE in Alber…

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Manulife First in Canada to Provide Life Insurance to HIV Positive Persons

As an online insurance broker working with over 10 companies, Surex Direct is in a fortunate position to partner with companies that are industry leaders. Case in point, on April 22, 2016, Manulife became the first underwriter in Canada to extend life insurance plans to those who have tested positi…

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