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Children’s Life Insurance: Canada Life Increases Maximum Conversion Amount

Protecting their children’s future insurability is a priority for many parents. Canada Life’s child’s term life insurance rider provides increasing term life insurance for children on the policy of an insured parent. All insured children are covered for one low, level price to age 25. (more…)
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The Wall Street Journal: Nothing Morbid About Child Life Policy

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. (more…)
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Desjardin’s Harmony New Generation: Critical Illness Insurance for Children

Heaven forbid the unexpected happens: Lung Cancer, Leukemia, Cystic Fibrosis. Critical Illnesses can befall children as well. As parents, we would do anything for our kids, but what if the medical expenses were already taken care of and we could concentrate on being our child's soft place to fall? (more…)
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5 Reasons It Makes Sense to Insure Children with Life Insurance

Putting a life insurance policy on a child may seem like just something insurance broker parents do to collect an easy commission. After all, they have no dependents and they're expected to out live those that raise them. Not so fast, there is a method in the perceived madness. (more…)
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Whole Life Insurance for Children: A detailed look at Canadian Insurance Companies

Whole Life insurance can provide a valuable option for individuals looking for lifetime protection, fixed premiums and a tax sheltered savings component. Participating Whole Life policies allow the insured to participate in the profits of the insurance company. By taking out a policy on a child, the insurance can benefit in the following three ways: 1. They lock in at a low cost. 2. The policy can be paid up in a limited number of years. 3. It allows the insured to lock in at their ...
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Great West Life’s Child Critical Illness Plan

Protect your child's future with Great West Life's Child Oasis Great West Life has a unique Citical Illness insurance plan for children "Child Oasis". It's designed to provide families with the financial resources necessary to support the recovery and care of a child with a critical condition. It also helps insure their future insurability. Some of the features and optional benefits of the Child Oasis plan are the following: A lump sum benefit of ranging from $10,000 - ...
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Moneysense.ca: Parent’s dilemma

The Novaks, have a sick child - and a growing financial problem by Julie Cazzin Novaks are living every parent's nightmare. Two years ago, their 11-month-old son Leo fell sick. He suffered for days with what his parents thought was the flu. Then he developed a rash and began to cry in constant pain. For six months, the Novaks ferried Leo from one doctor to another in their hometown of Sudbury, Ont. Nobody could identify his problem. (more…)
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Step Up for the Children

Over 4,000 participants are expected to attend the 26th edition of Step Up for the Children with Standard Life, to be held on Saturday, June 14 on Ile Sainte-Hélène at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the 10-km race, followed by the 5-km family walk at 10 a.m. Event ambassador and Montreal Canadiens defenceman Francis Bouillon and child spokesperson Valérie Bernier will open the walk. It will also be a fun celebration for ...
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