LSM In The News:

News from 2014

Chantal Marr Quoted in the Investment Executive

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. (more…)
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Lorne Marr Interviewed in The Pulse With Devon Peacock

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. 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 four-day workweek, you can read ...
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Chantal Marr on Life Insurance For Children in the Financial Post

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. 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. So in this space, we gather personal finance luminaries to weigh in ...
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Lorne Marr interviewed on The Bill Good Show

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. (more…)
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Lorne Marr Quoted in The Globe and Mail

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. (more…)
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Chantal Marr Quoted in the Investment Executive

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. (more…)
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Chantal Marr Quoted in the Toronto Star

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. (more…)
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Lorne Marr Featured in the Toronto Star

The Toronto Star: Stay-home Fridays becoming feasible: Goar Lorne Marr, the founder of the LSM Insurance, was featured in the Toronto Star on April 24, 2014. The article called "Stay-home Fridays becoming feasible," written by the Star's columnist Carol Goar, is about the four-day workweek that Marr implemented in his company in 2009. The article is about Lorne Marr's decision to switch to a four-day workweek with flexible work hours for his employees. He made the decision after the ...
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Senior LSM Insurance broker interviewed on E-cigarettes

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 Post article, ...
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Chantal Marr Quoted in the National Post

National Post: Tobacco-free e-cigarettes are a healthier choice for smokers right? No, life-insurance companies say Chantal Marr, president of LSM Insurance, was quoted in the National Post on April 21, 2014. The Post quotes her in an article regarding the issue of e-cigarettes and their classification in Canadian legislature and by insurance companies. (more…)
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