When should you review your insurance premium?
If you own a home or rent a place, you likely have insurance to protect yourself from unfortunate scenarios. This protection is critical if a flood destroys your home, or you become liable for starting a fire in your apartment building. But to ensure that your protection remains intact, you should regularly review your policy. […]
Why business owners and freelancers need a good accountant
An accountant can cost hundreds of dollars. Many entrepreneurs manage their own financial statements and taxes to save on such expenses. It may be okay to operate without an accountant if your finances are simple—i.e., little-to-no expenses and only receiving lump-sum payments. However, a good accountant is a must-have once complexities such as equipment expenses, […]
Will My Divorce Affect My Home Insurance?
Every year, thousands of Canadians get divorced. Whether it’s due to financial issues, infidelity, lack of communication or unmet expectations, there’s no shortage of reasons. According to Statistica, divorce rates have been steadily rising since the 2000s, with 1.88 million Canadians divorced in 2000 and 2.71 million Canadians divorced in 2020. While a divorce may […]
The benefits of blogging for your business
Business owners can benefit from blogging, whether it’s for your corporate or personal blog. Writing online establishes you as an expert and improves your business’ search engine optimization (SEO), among other benefits. These advantages build your business’ branding and generate online leads. It can also benefit your personal brand by establishing you as a writer, […]
How does title insurance work?
If you’re buying a house or commercial property, the term “title insurance” may have popped up during the process. Like other insurance products, title insurance protects you from risks; but specifically related to the title of the property you’re purchasing. But what exactly is title and title insurance? This article breaks down the two concepts […]
Intuity Performance Leadership Spotlight Series: Jeff McCann
We’re excited to announce that after appearing on Episode #31 of the Elevate Business Podcast, Jeff McCann has been selected for the Intuity Performance Leadership Spotlight series. Here are the top 3 insights Jeff shared with the community. 1. What was it that turned you from corporate to starting your own business? “I think that […]
Why your tenants should be insured
As a landlord, you understand that both good and bad tenants create risks. They could sue you for injuries or take you to the landlord-tenant board to dispute issues, ultimately costing time and money. If they accidentally start a fire and damage surrounding properties, you could be liable for the resulting damages. Tenant insurance can […]
Why Freelancers Need a Niche
As a freelancer without a consistent income, it’s tempting to take any job you can. But being selective about the projects you take can allow you to niche into specific industries and build your business. Specializing makes you more money with less work and provides clients with better quality deliverables. This article explains the benefits […]
Essential insurance policies every person should have
At APOLLO Magazine, we commonly refer to the importance of business insurance, but insurance isn’t only limited to liability and property. Whether you’re an employee, business owner, or homemaker, there are a plethora of other insurance products you should look into. This article discusses four types of insurance policies everyone should have to mitigate the […]
What does “bonded and insured” mean?
In industries like construction or office management services, the term “bonded and insured” may be common on business websites and advertisements. But what does the term mean? The insured portion is evident to some — bonded and insured businesses have liability insurance to pay for damage awards and legal fees in case of a lawsuit. […]
Independent contractor versus self-employed in Canada? Which is better?
When you run a business, you need to consider costs and expenses, revenues, taxes, business structures, etcetera. A common question is how to carry on your business. But this isn’t only limited to sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Many entrepreneurs are further confused about whether they are independent contractors or self-employed. This article outlines the […]