PolicyMe Blog

Stories about life, finances and insurance

Health | 4 minutes

No change to life insurance prices despite COVID-19 risk

Life insurance companies have not increased their prices to reflect the additional mortality risk associated with COVID-19.

Health | 3 minutes

COVID-19 and Life Insurance

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.

Financial Health | 4 minutes

Buying a Home with Bad Credit

While having a poor credit score will not completely hinder you from purchasing a home, it will take some time and likely cost more overall. If you are currently thinking about buying a home, here are some things to consider if you possess bad credit.

Ask Us Anything | 5 minutes

How to void a cheque (and why you’d want to)

Even if cheques seem like mysterious relics from the past to you, voiding a cheque is actually pretty easy. In fact, it’s even easier than filling out a cheque.

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

4 Financial Questions 35-Year-Old Parents Should Ask Themselves

Asking the right questions is the first step to replacing avoidant behaviour with action. Let's talk about 4 financial questions 35-year-old parents should ask themselves.

Financial Health | 5 minutes

5 Mistakes That Lead to Fights About Money

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.

Life Insurance | 5 minutes

Canadian-Based Startup Introduces Digital Life Insurance Advice Offering

Get a life insurance checkup in 5 minutes. For free.

Ask Us Anything | 3 minutes

Marijuana and Life Insurance Rates

Recent studies have shown no link between non-abusive intake of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC and reduced life expectancy. And instead of burying their heads in the sand, Canadian insurance companies have taken notice.

Ask Us Anything | 6 minutes

How Cannabis Affects Your Insurance

With Cannabis being legalized, it may affect your auto and home insurance. Here’s how your rates might change.

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.

Financial Health | 5 minutes

Let’s Talk About Employer Benefits

Employer benefits guides may be usually filled with jargon and an overwhelming number of options, but ignoring your benefits isn’t the best way to think about them.

Life Insurance | 9 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?

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.

Life Insurance | 7 minutes

Your Guide To Life Insurance In Canada

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.