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Teach kids early to budget and save

Posted by Empire Life

Aug 19, 2016 1:17:46 PM

Cawthar Mahamatzene, Mymunah Naufal and Daania Khan stand in front of a group of adults, talking about debt in the precocious way 10-year-olds do.

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Build wealth by investing in your health

Posted by Empire Life

Aug 18, 2016 11:57:31 AM

We're living longer, but not healthier.

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The Number One Mistake You're Making About Your Life Insurance Policy

Posted by Empire Life

Aug 5, 2016 11:57:35 AM

Even though buying life insurance is so simple, there’s a chance you’re making a huge mistake. Before we address that, let’s a get a few things out of the way…

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Life Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Allison Barton

Apr 14, 2016 3:01:57 PM

Life Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

There is no question that confusion exists when it comes to the topic of life insurance, and where there is confusion, mistakes can happen. So, to help you learn from other’s experiences, here are some common life insurance mistakes to avoid before, during and after you make a life insurance purchase: 

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Protecting your Home with Life Insurance

Posted by Allison Barton

Feb 2, 2016 2:15:00 PM

Couple with a house

Buying a home can be the single biggest purchase an individual will ever make.  

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Factors that Determine How Much Your Life Insurance Will Cost

Posted by Allison Barton

Dec 2, 2015 3:06:14 PM

How much you will pay for life insurance is based on several factors including your age, health and smoking status. Check out this infographic to help you understand all the factors that may influence your life insurance quote:

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Answering some important life insurance questions

Posted by Allison Barton

Oct 26, 2015 2:35:01 PM

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Life insurance is an important part of your overall financial plan. We’ve put together some easy to understand video’s to help you get started with answering a few important life insurance questions.

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Lessons Learned - Irrevocable Life Insurance Beneficiary not so “Untouchable”

Posted by Allison Barton

Oct 20, 2015 10:22:00 AM

Family being severed

As a follow-up to our recent post on when an irrevocable life insurance beneciary may not be so "untouchable", Peter WoutersDirector of Tax Retirement & Estate Planning Services at Empire Life, continues to provide his insights on a recent court case where life insurance proceeds were made available to a dependant - despite the same policy naming another dependant as an irrevocable beneficiary as part of a separation agreement.

Lessons to be learned? Find out.  

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Irrevocable Life Insurance Beneficiary not so “Untouchable”

Posted by Allison Barton

Sep 30, 2015 1:30:29 PM

Family on Bridge

An "irrevocable life insurance beneficiary" refers to a person that is designated to receive life insurance benefits from a life insurance policy or segregated fund contract where that designation cannot be changed without that person’s consent, and on the death of the life insured the benefits do not form part of the owner’s (if he/she is the life insured) estate. This is set out in the Insurance Act. 

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6 Tips for the First-Time Life Insurance Buyer

Posted by Allison Barton

Aug 25, 2015 2:41:00 PM

Young_girl

Are you looking to purchase life insurance for the very first time and have no idea where to start? 

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