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Insurance Protection for Single Parents, Housewives, Contract Workers and Farmers (Part 1)

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For those of you who are the sole earner and provider for your family, you have to make every dollar …

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Insurance – Safeguarding Your Family’s Lifestyle


When you first started working you may not have given insurance a second thought. However, as you enter your peak …

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Tax Changes and Life Insurance

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Life insurance is an attractive tool for estate planning because the proceeds received at death are generally not taxable. If …

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Life Insurance – The Last Great Tax Shelter

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Much of what a financial advisor does is around tax deferral, tax minimization and replacing taxes on death for estate …

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Alberta’s Financial Benefit from Insurance

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A common misconception people have about life, health and dental, critical illness, disability & long term care coverage is that …

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Life Insurance Can Multitask

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  Life Insurance can be integrated into a host of financial planning solutions for families, farms and small businesses. Below …

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5 Life Insurance Myths


When people talk about life insurance, it seems to cause a great deal of apprehension and confusion.  Unfortunately the common …

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The Importance of Regular Insurance Reviews

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I often get calls from people who have life insurance policies that they or their parents bought a number of …

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Defining Your Life Insurance Needs

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There are many reasons and ways to buy life insurance and there are multiple product available. Yet why do an …

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Life Insurance and Ice Cream

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A friend and respected life insurance guru, Jim Ruta, recently compared life insurance and ice cream; there are many fancy …

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Making the most of Life Insurance for Retirement

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Declining interest rates have resulted in premium increases of around 10% for permanent life insurance products, as companies try to …

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Avoiding a Travel Insurance Nightmare

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We’ve seen the headlines recently about Canadians traveling abroad who find themselves stranded in a hospital, running up huge medical …

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How is life insurance priced

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Life insurance premiums are based on many factors, but mainly on how long an insurance company believes a person will …

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Understanding Life Insurance Beneficiaries

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When purchasing a life insurance policy, whether for family protection or estate planning, an integral part of the process is …

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Why We Need Life Insurance


Life insurance can’t change unfortunate circumstances, but it can soften the blow and give your family time to heal when …

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Common Myths about Life Insurance

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Our ultimate mortality is an issue that many of us don’t care to face up to, and any discussion about …

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Joint Life Insurance Coverage

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When meeting young couples for the first time, I commonly find some who have purchased a joint life insurance policy …

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Life Insurance 101- The Basics

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Selecting the right type of insurance coverage is easier when you understand how the different types can work for you. …

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Canadians Are Buying Less Life Insurance

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Increasing life expectancy has us more concerned about outliving our money than dying prematurely. As a result, Canadians are buying …

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Life Insurance Is an Overlooked Asset Class

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Most people think of it as a stand-alone risk product but, Life Insurance is an overlooked asset class. There are …

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