PolicyMe Blog

Stories about life, finances and insurance

Life Insurance | 4 minutes

More Canadians Are Considering Life Insurance Since COVID-19 Began

Nearly one quarter (24%) of Canadian adults without life insurance have either purchased — or considered purchasing — life insurance since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health | 9 minutes

Coronavirus and Life Insurance: What Is the Impact?

With all the recent developments in the world, here are all your questions about COVID-19 and life insurance answered.

Life Insurance | 1 minute

PolicyMe 2019 Lookback

In this post, we peel back the curtain to give you a behind-the-scenes look at our year and the customers that made it all possible.

Life Insurance | 6 minutes

Best Life Insurance for Millennials in Canada

If you’re a millennial, you’re probably at the point in your life where you’re digging yourself out of student loan debt, splurging on a down payment for a home, or dropping some serious cash on gear for the baby you’re expecting. Even though your bills are piling up, it’s also the time in your life
Life Insurance | 5 minutes

The Best High Risk Life Insurance: Health Conditions

You’ve probably been hearing for years that it’s tough to get life insurance if you have a pre-existing health condition since you're considered high risk. If you have a chronic condition (e.g., cancer, diabetes, or heart disease) or a substance use problem, you might think that it isn’t even worth it to apply for coverage. 
Financial Health | 9 minutes

The Basics of Financial Responsibility

Financial responsibility has become a buzzword of sorts. It gets tossed around a lot – "you need to be more financially responsible!" – but what does it actually mean? And how do you do it? The thing about financial responsibility is that it looks different for everybody. There are a ton of factors that contribute to your
Life Insurance | 6 minutes

The Best Life Insurance for Smokers

The idea of buying life insurance can be intimidating for anyone (except for an insurance broker, hopefully!). But this is emphasized further for people who regularly use nicotine products – since rates are higher, finding the best life insurance for smokers can be a daunting task. It’s true that being a current or recent smoker
Life Insurance | 11 minutes

What is Life Insurance? Everything You Need to Know

At its simplest form, life insurance is a security blanket for your loved ones. It is there to protect anyone who depends on you financially in the worst case scenario.

Life Insurance | 6 minutes

Best Life Insurance Through a Bank for Canadians

Thinking of buying life insurance? You’ve got options, including bank owned life insurance!  While some opt to find a policy through a dedicated insurance company, others choose to look at bank owned life insurance to partner with their current banking habits. There are a ton of options through your bank, including BMO Insurance, RBC Insurance,
Life Insurance | 7 minutes

Best Individual Life Insurance Plans for Canadians

Buying individual life insurance is a lot like any other purchase. Whether it’s an Amazon purchase or booking a flight, you’re always looking for the best bang for your buck. After all, you want the best product at the best price possible.  See the similarity? This same mentality applies when you're looking for an individual
Life Insurance | 8 minutes

The Best Life Insurance for Couples in Canada

If you’re moving in with your partner or getting married, you’ve probably had a lot on your mind recently. You could be looking for your dream home together, securing a loan for a car, or planning a wedding!  But there’s something else important that might not be on your mind: buying life insurance as a
Ask Us Anything | 5 minutes

What’s the Most Important Insurance to Have Right Now?

Insurance is a funny thing. It’s all about your financial responsibility and how much money you’d need to stay in good shape if something goes wrong. So how much insurance do you actually need? And what kind? How much is too much? That’s the million-dollar question (or two million, depending on your coverage). Life Insurance
Life Insurance | 10 minutes

Life Insurance and a Will: Why Having Just One Or The Other Isn’t Enough

Day-to-day life can be a struggle, right?! Cook, clean, do the laundry, fold the laundry, be successful at your job, be a good parent and a good partner, call your mom, go to the dentist, pay your bills, eat, sleep, repeat. We’re so busy trying to ‘live our best lives,’ it’s no wonder future planning
Financial Health | 7 minutes

Credit Card Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

These are the five most common mistakes that you should avoid to ensure that you rack up valuable rewards - not interest.

Ask Us Anything | 5 minutes

How To Find Your TD Routing Number

What's a routing number? And how do you find the routing number for your TD bank account? Here is how to find that information.

Ask Us Anything | 5 minutes

How to Find Your Scotiabank Routing Number

What's a routing number? And how do you find the routing number for your Scotiabank account? Here is how to find that information.