MUTUAL EXPERIENCE

Is ‘text and drive’ as serious as ‘drink and drive’?

With technology at drivers’ fingertips, drivers are becoming more and more tempted to send and read quick text messages that they by-and-large assume to be harmless. However, a study has shown that 5 seconds is the minimal amount of attention that a driver who texts takes away from the road. If traveling at 55 mph, […]

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It’s time to launch into the great blue waters!

It can feel like a lottery trying to decide when to launch your boat for the summer season. One minute it’s warm and sunny, the next it’s cold and snowing. As a general rule, many people wait for the May 24 weekend…who really knows?! It all depends on how desperate you are to get out […]

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That drone you bought, it’s insured…right?

Drones – they seem to be everywhere these days. Chances are, you or someone you know is a proud pilot of a brand new aerial drone. What was once only attainable with a camera-person and a helicopter can now be pulled off by any keen hobbyist. However, while out making movie magic, have you considered […]

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Enjoy your home and save

5 Tips to Lowering Your Homeowners Insurance It’s a good idea to review your homeowners policy at least every 12 months, or more often if your needs change. Significant discounts and savings may have become available since your last policy review. You might be surprised to find out just how much you can save.   […]

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Merry Christmas from everyone at Lambton Mutual!

We wanted to let you know how much we appreciate you as faithful policyholders, neighbours and friends. We hope you have a wonderful time with friends, family and loved ones. However, before you slip into your comfies and kick back for the Christmas break we want to give you a bit of seasonal safety advice. […]

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Check the coop before you fly the nest!

10 things to check off before you head south for the winter Whether it’s your first time heading south for the winter or you are a seasoned snowbird veteran, here is a list of helpful tips for shutting down your northern home before you fly south. 1. Arrange for a mail hold, or mail forwarding, […]

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Happy Birthday!

So it has been a long and illustrious 140 years! What started off in 1875 as a way for farmers and neighbours to obtain insurance on their homesteads and support each other at the time of a loss has grown into a far-reaching family of 8,756 members.  When they couldn’t find insurance elsewhere, they started […]

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Featured Agent – Tim Hamilton Insurance Agency

Name: Tim Hamilton Hometown: Glencoe, ON Job/Position: Insurance Agency Manager/Agent Hobbies: Family sports/Recreation from ball to hockey to golf to camping Favourite Food: Chinese and late night stag and doe meals Quotes to live by: “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” “We will be judged not by our worth but by how […]

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8 Easy-ish Steps to Closing Your Pool

We know, it’s depressing. The closing of the pool signals the closing of summer. One minute you are diving into a cool refreshing pool to escape the humid heat, the next you are scraping ice off your windshield. It’s heartbreaking. It’s Canada. It’s coming. Once you have had a little time to grieve, you will […]

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5 Things to Think About Before Starting Your Own Business

There are a number of signs that suggest it is time to go it alone and start your own business. For some it’s the feeling of being stuck in your job or it’s the desire for a lifestyle change.  Maybe you are certain you could build a better company than the one you are working […]

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Because Your Business is More Than Just Having A Job

“The term ‘entrepreneur’ has become a bit of a trendy buzzword for anybody with a good idea on Dragon’s Den. My mother is the person who really modelled the true meaning of this word to me. I remember her telling me stories of how she used to sew clothes for her neighbours’ children when she […]

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No Longer Chores

“Farming is truly a family affair. I don’t know anyone who wakes up one morning and decides to become a farmer. It doesn’t work like that. The love of early mornings, muddy fields and oily machinery is not something you learn, it’s something you inherit. Growing up my friends always pitied me for all the […]

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