Peace of mind with a quick, easy home insurance quote


Your home can change just as quickly as your life. Which is why at Halifax, we know getting the right home insurance quote will be important to you. So why not see if we can help you cover some of your most treasured items at a price that’s right? If you’re currently looking for home insurance, you’ll probably have noticed there are two main types of cover out there to consider. These are known as buildings insurance and home contents insurance and each does a very different job. However, at Halifax we can offer you a quote for both –…

How Much Food Can Fit in a Storage Unit?


Have you ever wondered how much food you could fit into a storage unit?  Last Thanksgiving the guys and gals at StorageMart decided to find out while recording the whole thing on camera.  We won’t spoil it for you, but let’s just say it’s enough to feed a city block.  Afterwards, the team took the food down to a local food bank, where we can be certain it was put to good use come Turkey Day. http://youtu.be/7bEH31Tf2SM  

Facts About Public Liability Insurance


There are several forms of business insurance that are required by law, together with other policy types that are advisable in properly protecting any business. Mandatory forms of business insurance include public liability insurance (PLI). This is designed to protect the general public and customers when they are on your premises. Inversely, it affords protection when you are carrying out business activities on their premises. Employer’s liability insurance (ELI) protects the business against the costs associated with any claims made by staff that become sick or injured during the course of their work. Finally, professional indemnity insurance provides some level…

How to Stay Networked on an Eco-Friendly Budget


It is easier than ever to keep a full and active social life on a slim budget. You can view the latest media, chat with friends, and meet new people in a variety of ways by keeping up-to-date with the latest in technology and money saving opportunities. With these tips, you can stay connected and save money while reducing your eco footprint. Use Local Coffee Shops for Wi-Fi This might seem like a somewhat shady way to save money, but parking yourself at a local coffee shop helps everyone. When you visit a place that relies on the traffic of…

Going Green at Home Incrementally


One of the great aspects to going green at home is that there are so many diverse ways we can be more sustainable. Going green is not a label exclusively earned by those of us that live off the grid, or don't own a car. The simplest of eco-friendly changes can add-up to significant financial savings, if we are prepared to make enough of them. Small Change, Small Benefit One of the common objections to going green at home changes is the small cost saving. For example, changing light bulbs from incandescent to CFL's and LED's. This does require an…

4 Tips For Cheap Dating


[caption id="" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Image by mikebaird via Flickr"][/caption] One of the most important aspects of living frugally is learning how to live frugal, but also be reasonable about it.  For example, if you want to reduce your out-to-eat expenses each month by 15-20%, you shouldn’t simply stop tipping your waiter!  Not tipping would be miserly, not frugal.  Keeping that romantic flame alive is no different.  You don’t want to stop spending money altogether on dates and special surprises.  Instead, you just need to get creative when it comes to cheap dating.  Once you open the fountain of creative thinking…