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December 16, 2014

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Disability insurance is important for just about anyone who is working and needs the income from their job, which accounts for most of the working population. Group benefits typically include disability insurance, but often the definitions of disability are strict or the monthly coverage does not adequately replace one’s income. So be sure to look at the specifics on your group coverage, as gaps often exist.

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Chantal Marr Quoted in the Investment Executive

September 23, 2014

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Investment Executive: Insurers to tackle “denied claims” stigma Chantal Marr, president of LSM Insurance, was quoted in the Investment Executive on October 2014. The newspaper quotes her in an article calledInsurers to tackle “denied claims” stigma, written by Megan Harman. The article covers the issue of negative effect generated by denial of the insurance claims.

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Lorne Marr Interviewed in The Pulse With Devon Peacock

July 28, 2014

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Lorne Marr, Director of New Business Development at LSM Insurance, was interviewed in The Pulse with Devon Peacock that is broadcast on AM980 every workday. Devon Peacock and Lorne Marr discuss the concept of a four-day workweek that LSM Insurance established in 2009. Devon Peacock in the Studio at AM980 In the interview, Marr explains the advantages of the four-day workweek and the positive impact it's had on his employees' morale and productivity. If you want to read more about the

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Chantal Marr on Life Insurance For Children in the Financial Post

July 28, 2014

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Chantal Marr, President of LSM Insurance, was quoted in the July 26 Financial Post article by Melissa Leong titled "Should you buy life insurance for your kid?" Read on to discover what Chantal and two other experts have to say about life insurance for children. Chantal Marr Quoted in Financial Post Insurance For Children When it comes to money decisions, it can be hard to figure out the right thing to do. Money is about power, emotion, morality, and security, among other things.

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Lorne Marr interviewed on The Bill Good Show

July 15, 2014

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Lorne Marr, the Director of New Business Development at LSM Insurance, was interviewed in the Bill Good Show that is aired on the waves of the Vancouver-based radio CKNW AM980 on 14th of July. Bill Good and Lorne Marr discuss "Is it time for a long weekend every weekend?" and talk about the advantages and disadvantages of four-day workweek.

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Lorne Marr Quoted in The Globe and Mail

July 3, 2014

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The Globe and Mail: What happens to your debts if you die suddenly? Lorne Marr, the Director of New Business Development at LSM Insurance, was quoted in the Globe and Mail on June 25. The Globe and Mail quotes him in an article called What happens to your debts if you die suddenly? that covers the issue of mortgage insurance in comparison to term life insurance.

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Chantal Marr Quoted in the Investment Executive

May 28, 2014

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Investment Executive: Insurance: Reviving UL policies Chantal Marr, president of LSM Insurance, was quoted in the Investment Executive in May 2014. The Investment Executive quotes her in an article called Insurance: Reviving UL policies, written by Megan Harman. The article deals with changes in commissions and prices of some of the new insurance products.

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Chantal Marr Quoted in the Toronto Star

April 29, 2014

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The Toronto Star: Eight red flags when you apply for life insurance: Smolkin Chantal Marr, president of LSM Insurance, was quoted in the Toronto Star on April 29, 2014. The Star quotes her in an article calledEight red flags when you apply for life insurance written bySheryl Smolkin. The article lists the reasons why insurance companies might postpone or refuse coverage.

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Stay-home Fridays becoming feasible: Goar | The Star

April 24, 2014

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At LSM, an insurance company in Markham, long weekends have been the norm for five years. The experiment began in the 2009 recession when Marr, who runs LSM Insurance with his wife, needed a way to motivate the agency’s staff but couldn’t afford to increase their pay. Nor was he in a financial position to provide cash incentives to the 60 brokers who serve the agency’s clients… Read more


Senior LSM Insurance broker interviewed on E-cigarettes

April 24, 2014

William Shung Senior LSM Insurance broker William Shung was interviewed by News Talk 770 in Calgary regarding the controversial topic of E-Cigarettes. Insurance companies are adding fuel to the fire by pricing all E-cigarette users as smokers. William takes the stance that these people should not be priced as smokers. Part of the dilemma for insurance companies is that they do not have enough data to analyze the risk. But as Chantal Marr, President of LSM Insurance, noted in a National

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Tobacco-free e-cigarettes are a healthier choice for smokers, right? No, life-insurance companies say

April 21, 2014

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Underwriters are insisting that e-cigarette ‘vapers’ pay smokers’ premiums that can be almost three times the normal rate, adding another wrinkle to a heated debate over the new technology

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How to save money on life insurance

January 28, 2014

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There are a few things you can do to save money on life insurance.Purchasing a life insurance policy is an important way you can financially protect your family in the case of your premature death, but life insurance premiums can take a chunk out of your budget. But there are ways to keep the cost down… Read more