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Stories about life, finances and insurance

Life Insurance | 10 minutes

The Differences Between Term And Whole Life Insurance

If you’ve put off looking into a life insurance policy, you’re not alone. But the reality is that if we want to protect our families, most of us will need to stop procrastinating and purchase life insurance eventually. So, what do you need to know about it?

Life Insurance | 5 minutes

How Do I Choose A Life Insurance Company?

You’ve decided on your coverage, picked your policy, and compared quotes —you’re finally ready to buy life insurance. But just when you thought it was safe to break out into a happy dance, you realize that your work isn’t done yet.

Life Insurance | 7 minutes

All Types of Life Insurance, Explained

There are two types of life insurance products in Canada: term life insurance and permanent life insurance. The right type for you may depend on your stage of life and financial situation.

Financial Health | 6 minutes

Do You Need Mortgage Default Insurance?

Let's look into mortgage default insurance in greater detail to help you get more familiar with what it is, why you may be required to pay for it, and how you might minimize it or avoid it altogether.

Financial Health | 4 minutes

What to Consider When House Hunting with a Partner

House hunting? As you look through listings with your partner, it is important to consider what you both want in a home and what you can afford

Health | 6 minutes

Life Insurance & Breast Cancer

What do life insurance prices look like for someone with a history of breast cancer? What’s the chance of getting approved? Let’s talk about it.

Health | 7 minutes

Can you buy life insurance if you’re overweight?

Are you looking for life insurance but nervous about how your weight may affect your price? Learn what you can expect when applying for it.

Health | 7 minutes

Life Insurance & Diabetes

Are you a person with diabetes who’s looking for life insurance? Let’s talk about what you can expect when applying for it. If you have diabetes, there are lots of ways to get affordable life insurance.

Life Insurance | 4 minutes

Your Joint Life Insurance Options

When you have a partner and want to buy life insurance, you have two options: single vs. joint life insurance. Let’s talk about the pros and cons of both.

Life Insurance | 4 minutes

Is Life Insurance Worth It?

Let’s be honest. If you’ve been told to look into life insurance, there’s a question you’ll probably have when you’re going through the buying process: Is life insurance actually worth it?

Financial Health | 5 minutes

How Do I Know If My Family Needs Two Incomes

Although it used to be common for just one parent to work outside the home, dual-income families are the norm these days. Consider these 4 key questions to determine whether your family needs two incomes.

Financial Health | 5 minutes

5 Times When It Pays To Stay On Top Of Your Finances

Although finances can be daunting, they are too crucial to ignore. Here are 5 important financial decisions you should never delay.

Financial Health | 6 minutes

How To Prepare Financially For A Baby

If you’re expecting a baby, it’s easy to get caught up in the joy and excitement of growing your family. But it’s important to keep in mind the financial needs of your new addition.

Financial Health | 4 minutes

How To Budget For Your Next Vacation

Whether you plan to travel to the lake, Europe or across Canada, learn how to budget for your next vacation.

Life Insurance | 4 minutes

The Single Parent’s Guide To Life Insurance

How do you make sure you’re getting the coverage you need as a single parent? Keep these tips in mind when you purchase life insurance.

Financial Health | 5 minutes

5 Mistakes That Can Cause Another Fight About Money With Your Partner

Here are the 5 mistakes that can cause another fight between you and your partner. Avoid these common mistakes that can put you on the path to divorce.