Tag: life insurance

Putting your needs first: Why group insurance doesn’t cut it

July 18, 2017

Employment contract? Check. Benefits? Check. Group insurance? Check. Do you clearly understand what you are covered for and are all your insurance needs taken care of? Not so fast. If you have group coverage through your job, it can be tempting to assume that you’re good to go on the insurance front. The reality is […]

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Passing on the family cottage

June 27, 2017

For countless Canadians, the cottage has a special place in our heart. It’s the patter of little feet and the joyous splash of our kids running along the dock and plunging into the lake. It’s the cozy afternoon of hot chocolate and playing cards, while the thunderstorm howls outside. It’s the togetherness of family sharing […]

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An honest look at your financial affairs

February 20, 2017

It’s February and for many it’s time for some honest self-reflection. Do you consider yourself generally successful in your career? Do you lead a busy life? Do you ever worry about whether your financial affairs are all in order? Are you unsure what kind of insurance you have and how much coverage you have under each […]

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Importance of Life Insurance in Family Law

January 12, 2016

Families typically consider life insurance policies as a forward looking estate planning tool, which it certainly is. However, in case of the unfortunate life event such as a separation or divorce, life insurance can also play a vital role from a context of family law.   for a child and/or spousal support obligation that may […]

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Why Should You Care About Financial Literacy Month

November 27, 2015

November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada. What does it mean to a successful professional like yourself? In a nutshell, it means that you’re fully aware of your financial standing:  know your net worth, how to reach your financial and personal goals. . 1. Having a will…. do you have one? If so, have you reviewed it recently? When […]

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How to Calculate Basic Life Insurance Need

September 19, 2015

Truth is, basic life insurance need varies greatly depending on many factors and for such reason, consider speaking with an insurance professional but we’ll review a few basics for you to start thinking about. For individuals, a good rule of thumb for to calculate basic life insurance need is:  Example: A family with two young children […]

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Financial Advice for First Time Parents

August 30, 2015

When I had my first baby, I was overwhelmed… with joy, many wonderful gifts from family and friends as well as lack of sleep. With all honesty, it’s a time I look back on and admire as nothing else compares to the wonderful journey of having a baby. Part of becoming a first time parent […]

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Financial Calculators for Canadians To Bookmark

August 26, 2015

Maybe you already know or could easily figure out how to calculate your net worth, your personal tax rate, or your retirement savings needs. But, how often should you do so, or is there anything else you can gauge about your financial situation while you’re already dedicating time to it? To help you get and […]

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