May 11, 2015

Telematics and Usage-Based Auto Insurance

What is Usage-Based Insurance? Usage-based insurance is a new way to price auto insurance and is gaining popularity in the industry, but many consumers have questions regarding what it is, how it works, and if they should consider it. The term usage-based insurance refers to a new way to calculate […]

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May 11, 2015

Protect Your Home Away from Home

Did you know that how you use your cottage or vacation home affects the type of insurance you need? Cottage insurance is not quite the same as home insurance and having the coverage you need to protect your home away from home depends on a number of factors, including whether […]

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May 6, 2015

Overland Water Protection

Ask us about Overland Water Protection According to Environment Canada, over the past sixty years our atmosphere has been getting warmer and wetter. Climate change could bring about another overland flood such as the storm in Burlington last year that saw 190mm of rain fall within hours causing severe damage. […]

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April 23, 2015

Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is in the air and there’s no better time to organize your home, clean it, and get it ready for a new season. It’s also a good time to tackle clutter in the home, which can lead to fire hazards, excessive mould, and unwanted animals. Here’s our spring checklist […]

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April 23, 2015

McFarlan Rowlands Community Involvement

We take pride in supporting the communities we operate in. Recent and upcoming events we have supported include: April 3 – Downtown London 5K race April 11 – YMCA Western Ontario’s Sweat for Strong Kids April 26 – Forest City Road Races, MCFR half marathon April 28 – St. Joseph’s […]

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April 23, 2015

Spring/Summer Investor Insight

The Spring/Summer edition of our Investor Insight publication is out! This publication contains the most up to date information on issues and trends in the financial market place. This edition features the following articles: Economic outlook for 2015 RRSP’s and personal bankruptcy Mortgage life insurance labeled “junk product” Retirement Long […]

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February 26, 2015

Uber’s Popularity Raises Questions for Insurance Industry

As Uber grows in popularity it poses a challenge to the insurance industry as the rules around coverage can be confusing. We found this great blog post by Peter Morris at www.insblogs.com which outlines the potential costs in participating in the Uber app. http://www.insblogs.com/auto/uber-challenge-automobile-insurance-coverag…

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October 20, 2014

McFarlan Rowlands Tillsonburg Coffee Break

The Tillsonburg office of McFarlan Rowlands is having an Alzheimer’s Coffee Break on Thursday October 23, 2014. We are welcoming all of our clients, friends, family and community to join us to raise money for a cause that is very important to us. For those who are interested in donating […]

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October 15, 2014

Investor Insight – Fall/Winter 2014

The Fall/Winter edition of our Investor Insight publication is out! This publication contains the most up to date information on issues and trends in the financial market place. This edition features the following articles: • 6 Mistakes Couples Make in Retirement • The Pros and Cons of Insurance at Work […]

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October 3, 2014

Farm Insurance

For generations, farm insurance products reflected an approach of consistent, but conservative coverage options. The well used adage “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” seemed to be the standard by which most farm insurers handled the exposures of their customers. While the careful, steady approach to a risk needs […]

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