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BankRate.com: Buying child life insurance

September 18, 2010

Eileen McGeough bought life insurance for her two children after her neighbour's teenage son was killed in a car accident almost 20 years ago. The sudden death and watching the family struggle in the aftermath left McGeough feeling vulnerable. At the time, the young mother knew she wouldn't have the money on hand to bury one of her own children. For $15 a month per child, life insurance gave her some peace of mind. "You don't think about these things until something happens," says

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BankRate.ca: Student accident insurance

September 1, 2010

May Alexander knows all about kids and accidents. As mom to two active boys, ages five and seven, she's seen her fair share of bumps and bruises. Those she can handle, but it's the big things - major accidents or injuries - that scare her: first and foremost the horror of her children getting hurt, but also how she'd cover the cost of everything from rehabilitation to prosthetics. As a result, this Toronto mother invests in accident insurance ... just in case. "Anything that says

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Globe and Mail: Relaxed summer policies

July 10, 2010

InsurEye in MoneySense

Welcome to the summer, workers of the world - July is officially in the house. Sundresses and cargo shorts have elbowed out business suits and ties. Desk lunches have been ditched for sunny patios. And half the office leaves at the stroke of noon every Friday. You could call it the Great Summer Slide, thanks to both official summer policies - almost half of Canadian companies offer their employees flexible summer hours, according to a May AON Consulting survey of 477 companies - and

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LSM Insurance Ready to Serve Canada’s Chinese Speakers

July 7, 2010

Meet William Shung, the newest member of the LSM Insurance team. The number of people who claim a Chinese dialect as their mother tongue has been on the rise since 2001. As of the 2006 census, 1,034,000 people claim it as their first language, which is up 18% since 2001. Chinese is also the number one language spoken among visible minorities in Toronto, as 420,000 people report it as their first language. Recognizing this upswing, LSM Insurance has diversified our talent pool with the

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Insurance Journal: Group critical illness insurance sales improving

March 16, 2010

InsurEye in MoneySense

"The most recent data available shows that the growth of group critical illness sales was seven times stronger than the group insurance sector as a whole." These findings were published by the Fraser Group, an organization that has compiled statistics on the group insurance market in Canada for several years. Ken Fraser, president of Fraser Group, says that the product is currently enjoying increasing momentum. "Our limited research indicates the rate of new sales is quite

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The Wall Street Journal: Nothing Morbid About Child Life Policy

March 10, 2010

For most people, a life insurance policy is a way to protect assets or maintain a lifestyle for dependents when the main breadwinner passes away. This makes such policies for children seem unnecessary and even morbid.

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LSM Insurance Helps Cricketers raise funds for Haiti victims

March 9, 2010

LSM Insurance Cricket for Haiti has been featured on South Asian Omni News. Nearly 200 players including under-19 and women cricket players attended the opening ceremony of a three-week cricket tournament in Toronto will be played to help raise awareness and funds for the disaster relief effort in Haiti. Read more about the

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How LSM Brokers and Clients Both Win

January 5, 2010

Our brokers operate under the philosophy, that clients want to buy but don't want to be sold. Our brokers and clients both win because our team follows the principals below: 1. Under promise and over deliver. By following this mantra, clients never feel cheated. Our brokers know they can deliver on their word. 2. Independent analysis. Our brokers are not skewed in their advice and are not limited by company quotas. They work with over 13 different carriers, which insures that

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