Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For October 30, 2015

Posted on October 30, 2015 and updated October 30, 2015 in Life Insurance Canada News, Weekly Round-up 2 min read
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Happy Friday everyone!

We were happy to have been featured in MoneySense magazine this past week, where our Director of New Business Development discussed estate planning and legacy building.

Featured this week on LSM Insurance was our latest article on whether life insurance agents should stop selling products of companies that compete with them. It featured some top personal finance experts who shared there knowledge and opinions on the topic.

We rounded up other recent articles below, featuring insights and advice from the brightest minds in personal finance:

November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada and Huffington Post Canada wrote a great piece on why its finally time to bring this topic into the spotlight.

The Toronto Star’s Personal Finance Editor Adam Mayers revealed that the Ontario insurance discount for winter tires takes effect on January 1. Mayers said that although the plan is a good idea, the paybacks are long.

The Financial Post reported on why sneaky, Canadian snowbirds will have their financial wings clipped by a new border tracking system. Further, they reported on declines in the Canadian housing market over the next two years on a weaker economy. 

The Motley Fool Canada reported on the best ways to set goals for your investments, saying your goals should be achievable, measurable and specific.

The Globe and Mail reported on why “red tape” can be good for business, revealing that Canadian business groups spent decades calling for less regulation.

Have a safe and happy Halloween everyone!

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