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We’ve Got The Answers: What Are My Life Insurance Options if I am New to Canada?

Canada has always been a country full of diversity and culture. In recent years, we have seen an influx of immigrants looking for new opportunitieswithin Canada. When migrating to Canada, there is a plethora of forms and documentation required and recommendations given to aid those in securing a safe and comfortable life here. A life...
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The Ins and Outs of Group Health Insurance

Jason Julian Bio I have been in the Financial Services industry for 27 years. I started in the banking sector in 1991 for Canada Trust in Hamilton later to begin an Insurance career as an agent with Prudential of America in 1995. The majority of my selling career was spent in Hamilton Ontario at one...
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The Power of Disability Insurance

I deal with a plethora of policies in the field, however, I am most often reminded about the power and importance of disability insurance. The most frequent reminder of this message comes from a good friend of mine and one of the best chiropractors I know, Dr. Borys Chambul. Dr. Chambul is a former Olympic...
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SSQ Financial Group Term Plus Policy

I had the opportunity to recently sit down with Barry Rubin, Director of Business Development at SSQ Financial Group to answer some questions and give us a breakdown of SSQ’s unique Term Insurance offerings. Here is what he had to share with us: What are some some of the features of SSQ Term Plus...
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Are Preferred Life Insurance Rates On Their Way Out?

A notification was recently sent out by Manulife regarding changes to their Healthstyles® program “Consistent with our expanded accelerated underwriting limits, for new coverage issued with a coverage date of November 6, 2018 or later, only Healthstyles 3 and 5 will be available for Family Term, Family Term with Vitality and Business Term for ages...
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We’ve Got The Answers: How Can Gratitude Impact Your Life And Business?

grat·i·tude ˈɡradəˌt(y)o͞od/ noun noun: gratitude the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. “she expressed her gratitude to the committee for their support” There are many important qualities that...
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We’ve Got The Answers: Can I Qualify for Life Insurance if my Occupation is Dangerous?

When it comes to getting a life insurance policy, many individuals consider their health as the main or only factor that would affect their ability to qualify and their rates. However, there are various factors that go into determining this. One of the factors that a...
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We’ve Got The Answers: How Can Exercise Save Me Money On My Policy?

“It all starts with exercise.” Fitness is an integral part of living a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Whether you exercise hours on end a day or partake in a nice, daily stroll, you are doing your physical part to ensure your body is taken care of. A lot of you who know me personally know that...
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We’ve Got The Answers: How Does The Legalization of Marijuana Impact Life Insurance?

Earlier this summer, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canadians will legally be allowed to consume marijuana starting on October 17th, 2018. Those consuming marijuana recreationally will not face criminal penalties (provided they are following reasonable precautions, i.e., not consuming whilst operating a motor vehicle). Many...
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We’ve Got The Answers: What Are Some Disability Insurance Solutions for Truckers?

Jaclyn Nemethy, Regional Sales Director at IA Excellence, joined me to discuss yet another hot-button topic. We previously talked about disability insurance and what makes IA Excellence unique. Another topic that quite a few truckers ask me about is disability insurance for truckers. We get a...
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Five Technologies That Are Transforming Insurance Brokerages

Technological innovations are making breakthroughs in a number of industries, and it’s no different for the insurance space. From evolving the ways brokers and brokerages serve customers to reducing the costs of operations and sales, such as through automation, or reinventing business models (i.e. direct online insurance), few other factors affect the insurance industry to...
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We’ve Got The Answers: How Do I Harness the Power of Focus?

When it comes to many areas of our lives, there are traits that can aid us in succeeding in all of them. I touched on empathy previously and discussed how it can help in the work, family, social, and fitness aspects of your life. This week,...
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