Insurance should be about more than just protecting your loved ones; it’s about living your life the way you like it. So why not get more out of your insurance while you’re around to enjoy it? Manulife Vitality is insurance that motivates you to make healthy choices, earn super-cool rewards AND save on how [...]
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Here is what I often use to help illustrate the importance of proper disability insurance. This one was for a 35-year-old father who earns around $80,000 per year. He has no disability benefits through his work and his income is important to him. Before he met me, he never really thought about how financially [...]
There has been a lot of negative press around the advice in which Canadian banks provide. I have mixed feelings about what's being said as I come from working at one of the big banks. A big part of my responsibility was training advisors. There were a lot of great advisors who would always [...]
Have you ever sat down and thought about the importance of being able to earn an income? For most of us, isn't it true that it is the ability to earn an income that provides for us? I encourage you to watch this video which illustrates how important our income is and what we [...]
The investment world is rapidly changing – for the better in my opinion. One way this is changing is that people are recognizing how much they are now paying in fees. Mutual Funds and Segregated Funds are extremely expensive and most managed funds rarely beat the market – especially when you take in consideration [...]
Unless you are an insurance broker, you likely never heard of long-term care insurance. This is unfortunate as it provides a solution to a significant concern for most retirees – outliving your money. RBC discontinued individual long-term care sales in 2012 (still available for conversion on their Disability and Critical Illness products). Manulife terminated [...]
A couple weeks ago, one of my clients asked if it was ok to pass along my name to a close family friend who needed help with their insurance. They were very relieved when I said yes. A referral doesn’t just help me build my practice, it also helps someone ensure that their friend, [...]
You know you need insurance to help protect you from the unexpected. You carry auto insurance because you acknowledge the possibility of an accident, theft, or vandalism. You carry homeowner's insurance because you know a fire or burglary could happen to anyone. You probably have life insurance because you know that if the worst [...]
Choosing the beneficiaries for your life insurance policy is one of the most important decisions you will make. Life insurance is, after all, meant to protect your family and loved ones. While your immediate family may seem to be the obvious choice as your life insurance beneficiary, there may be other people and organizations which rely [...]
Many insurance advisors have not actively discussed disability insurance with their clients. While most brokers have the ability to sell, most do not due to the complex nature of the product. What this means is that many insurance advisors typically focus on the life insurance – and sometimes, try to encourage their clients to purchase the [...]