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2024 Canadian Life Insurance Industry Outlook: Expert Opinions

Background: As we approach the end of the year, it’s a time of reflection and planning for many individuals and organizations. Among the many considerations that people grapple with, one that often rises to the top is the need to reassess life insurance. This period presents an opportune moment for people and businesses to review...
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Life Insurance and Genetic Testing / DNA Testing

Genetic Testing: Background Genetic testing (also called DNA testing), as a scientific procedure, involves examining a person’s DNA—the special molecules that dictate how our bodies form and function. This testing can reveal changes or mutations in genes that may cause illness or disease. Genetic tests are available for a variety of diseases such as cancer,...
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Life Insurance and Transgender People

Background: transgender people and life insurance risk Historically, gender has been a significant factor in the insurance application process. However, the issue extends beyond merely classifying applicants into one of two gender categories. A considerable number of individuals identify as transgender, leading insurers to develop unique approaches for these application scenarios. Let’s delve deeper into...
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What Happens if My Life Insurer Goes Bankrupt? Expert Explains.

Life Insurance Company Bankruptcy: Background Wondering what would happen if your life insurance company went bankrupt? It’s a valid question and there is prescient for this. So, let’s dive and learn what the risk is, and what protection consumers have when life insurance companies go bankrupt. Even the most reputable insurance companies can face financial...
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Everything You Need to Know about Life Insurance and Taxes

Why is Topic of Taxes Relevant for Life Insurance? Life insurance is one of the most widely used life and living benefits insurance products, but there are still a lot of questions related to life insurance and taxes. Three different aspects play into the discussion of taxes and life insurance. It is important to understand...
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Life Insurance and Sky Diving/Parachute Sports

Why Extreme Sports Matter for Life Insurance Life insurance and extreme sports have an interesting relationship. Though an individual might be entirely healthy and have no pre-existing health conditions, indulging in extreme sports means a high risk of an accident. Due to that, insurance companies look closely at each situation. Examples of extreme sports include...
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How did the Pandemic Reshape the Life Insurance Industry? An Expert’s Opinion

Life insurance was one of the industries that was making advances slowly before the pandemic, but it was not known for being innovative or fast moving. Brick and mortar offices, paper applications, long processing times and old-fashioned marketing were still part of the industry. When the pandemic sent people to work from home and raised...
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