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Understanding Glass Insurance

June 11, 2024

What You Need to Know Glass insurance is one of those things we rarely consider until it’s too late. Many assume they’re covered, only to discover otherwise when faced with unexpected glass damage. In the past, it seemed unnecessary—why bother with additional coverage when windshield replacements were so affordable? But times have changed. Modern cars Read more…

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Enhancing Wildfire Preparedness for Homeowners

May 30, 2024

As insurance brokers, we recognize the importance of wildfire safety for homeowners. The threat of wildfires can be devastating, impacting lives, property, and entire communities. We’re excited to mention the FireSmart® Begins at Home App, a powerful tool designed to empower homeowners to mitigate wildfire risks. What Is the FireSmart® Begins at Home App? The FireSmart® Read more…

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Top 8 Services Offered by Insurance Brokers

March 27, 2024

Unlike an insurance agent, an insurance broker doesn’t work for one particular company. Instead, they offer many different insurance products so you can find the right plan for you, your family or your business. An insurance broker also provides comprehensive services related to your insurance policies. Brokers often offer the following services in addition to Read more…

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What Is Commercial Crime Insurance?

March 22, 2024

If you want to protect your business from losses associated with employee crime, you’ll have to go outside your standard commercial property policy. While theft of items from your business is usually covered under commercial property insurance, employee dishonesty and illicit removal of money and securities aren’t. To insure against these potentially staggering losses, you Read more…

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10 Tips to Ensure Companywide Privacy Compliance

March 13, 2024

Ensuring that your company complies with the latest privacy regulations starts with understanding the risks, creating a policy for your employees to follow, and taking a smart approach to data collection, retention and security. You should also review your insurance policies for data breaches and cyber liability coverage. Here are 10 points to consider: Understand Read more…

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Navigating Inflation: How It Affects Your Home Insurance

February 28, 2024

The Impact of Inflation on Home Insurance When it comes to protecting your home, inflation plays a crucial role in two major coverages: 1. Rebuilding Costs Imagine you’ve insured your home for $300,000. You carefully selected this coverage amount, perhaps with the assistance of an agent or broker. Nowadays, sophisticated software calculates this value based Read more…

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Celebrating Ing & McKee Insurance’s Rich History in Alberta

February 14, 2024

Ing & McKee Insurance has a deep-rooted history that intertwines with the growth and development of Red Deer, Alberta. From its humble beginnings to becoming a prominent insurance brokerage, the journey of Ing & McKee Insurance is a testament to the enduring strength of the community. The Foundation The story of Ing & McKee Insurance Read more…

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How Much Homeowners Insurance Do You Need? Probably More Than You Have

February 7, 2024

A home purchase comes with excitement and stress, until the long-awaited closing. With the keys to your new home in hand, you pass the threshold into your future filled with friends, family and memorable moments. You’ve surmounted all the hurdles. Whether you had this experience years ago or just last week, your homeowners insurance probably isn’t Read more…

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Local Freight Trucking Has Specific Insurance Needs

January 31, 2024

While over-the-road and regional vehicles traverse large areas and cross borders, local trucks remain within metropolitan areas. As a result of that tight-knit territory, local freight truckers must navigate smaller roads. They also face a wider array of potential accidents. Hazards include congestion, one-way streets, pedestrians, cyclists and traffic mitigation measures like roundabouts and lights, Read more…

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Is Your Auto Insurance Policy Providing Enough Protection?

January 10, 2024

When it comes to car insurance, many of us believe that we are good drivers and may only need liability coverage. After all, accidents happen to other people, right? But what if the unthinkable happens? What if your car is stolen or, even worse, goes up in flames? Have you ever wondered how your coverage Read more…

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Starting the New Year Safely

January 3, 2024

Every new year, you set resolutions to make yourself better, healthier, stronger, friendlier, lighter and so on. Unfortunately, these resolutions are not always realistic. We all want to do better, but we sometimes set goals we cannot achieve. The key to a successful resolution is setting realistic goals for things you can control. Committing to Read more…

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How To Prevent a Holiday Season Home Burglary

December 20, 2023

Obviously, you want to protect your home against burglary year-round. But thieves know your home will likely be filled with brand-new gifts, cash and other expensive items during the holidays. Extra awareness and security measures are needed. Protect yourself and your belongings (and maybe even save on your insurance premiums) by practicing these simple safety Read more…

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Ensuring a Memorable Holiday Journey

December 13, 2023

As the holiday season approaches, the excitement of travel fills the air. Whether you’re jetting off to exotic destinations or exploring the hidden gems within Canada, one thing is certain – unexpected events can happen at any time. At Ing & McKee Insurance, we understand the importance of having the right coverage for your journey. Read more…

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Do’s and Don’ts for a Successful Holiday Party

December 6, 2023

A successful holiday party brings your employees together to celebrate the year. It increases employee connections across the business and improves morale. It also takes careful planning. Host a memorable holiday party by following these tips. Do: Get employee feedback What did your employees like — or not like — about previous celebrations? What do Read more…

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Understanding the Changes to Photo Radar Usage in Alberta

November 30, 2023

Photo radar has been a topic of discussion in Alberta, with recent changes aimed at improving traffic safety outcomes. Here, we will explore the modifications made to photo radar usage and their impact on road safety. The Alberta government has taken significant steps to ensure that photo radar is used primarily for traffic safety rather Read more…

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How To Avoid eBay Motors Scams

November 15, 2023

In the ever-growing world of online shopping, eBay has become a popular platform for buyers and sellers alike. With millions of products available at competitive prices, it’s no wonder that people turn to eBay for their shopping needs. However, with any popular platform comes the potential for scams. As an insurance company, Ing & McKee Read more…

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Business Insurance Renewals Often Mean Changes to Terms

November 8, 2023

Commercial insurance rates are increasing on nearly every line of coverage, thanks to a rise in the frequency and severity of claims. And business owners are noticing significant premium hikes at policy renewal time. What might not be as apparent are: Changes to policy requirements New coverage limits Policy exclusions that carriers are enacting to Read more…

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When Fall Hits, Don’t Let the End of Daylight Saving Set You Back!

November 1, 2023

“Falling back” on our clocks can cause some to feel the dread of winter approaching. While some people see the end of daylight saving as the coming of a new season, many struggle with this change and the shortening of daylight hours. Bedtime rituals for a good night’s sleep It may be hard to stick to Read more…

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Place Insurance as Carefully as You Place Employees

October 25, 2023

It can take some real finesse to match job candidates with the right employer and position. There are many personalities in the mix and real financial ramifications at play that can generate significant risk for your firm. Your company could suffer serious financial losses from a claim lodged against you or damage to your property. Read more…

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Understanding Alberta Auto Insurance Grid Rates

October 18, 2023

If you’ve ever obtained a quote for auto insurance, you may have come across the term “grid rates.” While it may seem unfamiliar to many, understanding grid rates is important. It ensures you’re getting the best possible price for your auto insurance coverage. What Are Auto Insurance Grid Rates? Grid rates refer to the government-regulated Read more…

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