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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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Chantal Marr Quoted in the Toronto Star

Chantal Marr was quoted today in the Toronto Star in an article about how to save money on life insurance. The Star quotes her regarding the possibility to save money on life insurance policy even after it was purchased. In the article, the president of the LSM Insurance explains the probable procedure of insurance companies in case of re-evaluating the life insurance premium rates and other ways of influencing the costs of life insurance. The article itself deals with the ways of ...
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Canada Protection Plan Joins LSM’s Charity Bowling Night Benefiting Lupus Ontario

LSM president Chantal Marr welcomes the team from Canada Protection Plan. Canada Protection Plan has put together a team for LSM's Charity Bowling Night Benefiting Lupus Ontario. Canada Protection Plan is a leader in no-medical life insurance policies, and you'll often see their commercials on TV touting their plans with no medical tests, no health questions, and guaranteed coverage. They also offer some term life insurance simplified-issue policies, which ask a few health ...
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LSM Insurance in the News: Group Sales Has its Benefits

Our President, Chantal Marr, was quoted in the Investment Executive, where she commented on the benefits of group insurance sales. Please continue reading for the whole article. Advising companies on employee benefits can provide you with steady revenue and cross-selling opportunities. But entering this market requires a long-term commitment to learn the business and adjust to a longer, slower sales process. For life insurance advisors who are seeking new avenues of growth, ...
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Chantal Marr Quoted in the Boston Globe

Chantal Marr was recently quoted in the Boston Globe on the topic of insurance for former steroid users. Nick Cafardo quotes the president of LSM regarding the possibilities that clients with history of steroid abuse might have when it comes to traditional insurance policies. In the article, Marr explains that clients with such a health record do qualify for insurance — but they must abstain from steroid use for at least a year. Any current users of substances that enhance ...
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LSM Broker Jack Bendahan Quoted in Investment Executive on How to Avoid Declines

LSM's Senior Life Insurance Broker Jack Bendahan was quoted in Investment Executive on How to Avoid Declines. Summary From medical conditions to particular lifestyles — there are plenty of reasons why an insurer will decline a client's insurance application. Helping hard-to-insure clients get their policies requires additional work, but as Jack Bendahan, expert in this niche market, points out: It’s rewarding to help people… When you go through all that work and you get them what they ...
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