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Top 6 Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make and Why You Need to Know About Term Life Insurance

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Jun 13, 2017 9:20:38 AM

Signing a mortgage can be the best time for first-time home buyers to consider term life insurance.

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Topics: Helpful Tips

What is Critical Illness Insurance?

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May 12, 2017 9:36:26 AM

A critical illness can happen to anyone at any time. Worrying about your finances is the last thing you need, should the unexpected happen.

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How Much Do You Really Need To Retire? 4 Tough Questions To Ask

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May 4, 2017 1:57:41 PM

Although I like online retirement calculators, they can’t tell you everything. There are a handful of wild cards that could mess you up.

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Which life insurance plan is best?

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Apr 18, 2017 9:57:39 AM

Life insurance comes in two flavours - term and permanent - and both are designed to help provide your loved ones with financial security in case you die.

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Smart financial habits of the rich

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Apr 11, 2017 10:37:47 AM

It's admittedly not exciting. It's actually quite tedious. But one thing many people with substantial wealth have in common is routine.

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How Boomer Women Can Worry Less About Money

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Apr 4, 2017 11:17:40 AM

By Melinda Wilke, Next Avenue Contributor 

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Topics: Helpful Tips

Before you sign on the dotted line…

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Mar 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

How you name a beneficiary for your registered account can have significant implications for your estate – and loved ones

Buried in the boilerplate of the application form for TFSAs, RRSPs and RRIFs is an opportunity to help ensure your loved ones are taken care of after you die.

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The Stages of Life Insurance Part III

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Mar 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

For many Canadians in their 50’s or older, their term life insurance policies may have come to an end. Would you know what to do next? As you get older, it’s important to re-evaluate your life insurance needs. How many years do you want to earn income before you retire? Or if you die, do you want to leave a financial cushion for your spouse, or contribute to your children or grandchildren’s education?

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A tale of two retirements

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Mar 14, 2017 10:17:42 AM

Different retirement saving strategies can open different possibilities. Anna Sharratt explores two cases.

What Canadians save for retirement has a big impact on their lifestyles in the golden years.

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Is critical illness insurance worth it?

Posted by Empire Life

Mar 7, 2017 11:17:44 AM

Consumers need to be aware of the complexities and limitations of this financial product, experts warn.

Bonita Boutilier’s purchase of critical illness insurance in 2003 proved to be prescient.

The then-36-year-old Vancouver-based massage therapist bought the $100,000 10-year term policy on the advice of her adviser, a policy that cost her $53.50 a month. “He said: ‘As a selfemployed business person, you should have this coverage,’ ” she recalls.

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