New Job? Review your Life Insurance

New Job? Review your Life Insurance

Starting a new job or changing careers is one of those important times when you need to review your life insurance options.

Myth vs Fact

Myth vs Fact

You work hard to educate your kids about financial responsibility. Preparing for the future with life insurance is a lesson in goal-setting, budgeting and discipline.

I’ve got you every step of the way!

I’ve got you every step of the way!

With life insurance, protecting the future of your loved ones is possible. Share this if you agree!

Simplifying insurance coverage

Simplifying insurance coverage

At times, it can feel like Life Insurance Companies have overcomplicated the products they provide by using fancy names and acronyms. This has left many Canadians feeling confused. Fundamentally, there are only three plan types to choose from when purchasing life insurance. You can rent, lease or own the insurance. Below is an explanation of […]

Ten retirement myths series: Myth #8

Ten retirement myths series: Myth #8

POSTED BY PETER WOUTERS  At the risk of sounding nitpicky, governments don’t pay for anything. Working Canadians do. Taxpayers do. Taxes are directed to certain areas of need. Growing needs and rising costs means that there isn’t enough public money to go around. That reality is hitting retirees and will hit them harder as time goes on. […]

Who Pays for medical expenses in Quebec?

Who Pays for medical expenses in Quebec?

Should you retire early or retire late?

Should you retire early or retire late?

By Dave Dineen – sunlife.ca There are some important issues to consider when deciding the right time to retire — and they’ll have an impact on more than your wallet. When I was 57, I’d been retired for 3 years. Most people I talk to assume that I’m lucky, lazy, rich or ill. (Disclosure: I’m […]

How you can reduce your risk of dementia

How you can reduce your risk of dementia

By Joy Blenman sunlife.ca From finishing high school to getting a hearing aid if you need one, here are 9 things you can do to reduce your risk of getting dementia. Dementia is a significant global health challenge for the 21st century. According to the 2015 World Alzheimer Report, 50 million people in the world have dementia, […]

Budgeting for Parents’ Care

Budgeting for Parents’ Care

Manulife Solutions – Winter Edition 2016/2017

Manulife Solutions – Winter Edition 2016/2017

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Why naming a beneficiary should not be considered a “once and done” event

Why naming a beneficiary should not be considered a “once and done” event

Let’s talk about…the importance of naming a beneficiary for your life insurance policy In Canada, after you pass away, the proceeds of your estate can take one of two routes. Proceeds can pass seamlessly from you to your loved ones or they can enter the probate system. The probate system can take a lot of […]

Insurance Lingo – Your Quick Reference Guide [Infographic]

Insurance Lingo – Your Quick Reference Guide [Infographic]

Posted by ALLISON BARTON Empire Life Insuring with Care Blog Shopping for insurance can be challenging and confusing given the unfamiliar terms that are used in the industry. To help, we have created your quick reference Insurance Lingo infographic. Whether you are just starting your search for insurance, just got approved, or just need a refresher, […]

Long-term Health

Long-term Health

Planning ahead can help give you more financial flexibility. WE ALL WANT TO LIVE long, healthy lives and enjoy a full and energetic retirement. A balanced lifestyle, including eating well and staying active, can help achieve that goal. However, lifestyle is only one part of the story. A complete retirement plan involves considering what might […]

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