Category Archives: Insurance

Health and Dental Coverage

Health and Dental Insurance We are very fortunate to have one of the best health care systems in Canada.  However, there are some items that are not covered by our health care system such as health and dental coverage.  This … Continue reading

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Travel Insurance for Canadians

Travelling to Cuba? It has been a law since May 2010, that if you are travelling to Cuba, they can request proof of medical insurance. Canadians were presenting their provincial health insurance cards as proof of insurance. Now Cuban officials … Continue reading

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Saving Money on Life Insurance

Saving Money on Life Insurance You can save money on your life insurance coverage by working with a broker. Brokers have the ability to shop around to ensure that you are getting the best price available in Canada for your … Continue reading

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What is a Segregated Fund

What is a Segregated Fund? A Segregated Fund (also known as Seg Fund for short), is a type of investment fund administered by Canadian insurance companies in the form of individual, variable life insurance contracts offering certain guarantees to the … Continue reading

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Annuity Settlement Option

There may be certain circumstances with your family situation where you might want to consider using an Annuity Settlement Option (ASO) with your beneficiary rather than leaving a lump sum payment to a family member when you pass away. An ASO allows you … Continue reading

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GICs vs GIAs

Many Canadians have money in GICs at the bank but they may not realize the benefits of opening a GIA (Guaranteed Investment Account) with a licensed life insurance advisor. What is a GIA? (link will take you to the Ivari website. … Continue reading

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