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CBC News: Jack Bendaham Talks about Ved Dhingra Case

You may remember the story of Ved Dhingra, a mentally ill man from Toronto who killed his own wife, Kamlesh Dhingra, back in 2006 by battering her with a religious marble statue and then stabbing her to death. Two years later, the 66-year old Dhingra was found not criminally responsible for the murder because of his schizoaffective disorder, a mental disorder that combines schizophrenia and a mood disorder (severe highs and lows, mania and depression). Thanks to the Ontario Court of ...
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Life Insurance for Canadians who Speak Hebrew

Toronto has Canada's largest Jewish community, followed closely by Montreal and Vancouver. There are approximately 105,765 Jews living in Toronto, and an increasing number of them speak Hebrew outside of worship. With that in mind, LSM Insurance has chosen to employ a Hebrew-speaking insurance broker dedicated to serving Toronto's vibrant Jewish community and those who have immigrated from Israel. Our brokers speak a variety of languages, including English, French, Russian, ...
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LSM in May 2012 Insurance Journal

An appeal from sales managers: too much money is being left on the table. Cross sell. Built with life insurance and investments and then follow through with living benefits. One sale can lead to another. (more…)
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Insuring seniors costly but worth it

It’s a well understood truth that the best deal on life insurance can be had when the client is young and in relatively good health. But just because the premiums on seniors are much higher, the need for insurance in your golden years may still make it a good deal. There’s no shortage of worst-case scenarios, ranging from larger-than-expected tax liabilities to the failure of a pension plan. Even good news can sometimes conspire against the client: with longer life ...
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Get your client a discount on insurance

Everyone likes a deal. When laundry detergent is on sale, you stock up because you know you’lleventuallyneed it. The same could be true of life insurance, and your client could benefit from a volume discount by buying more. Cost-of-insurance calculations can sometimes produce a “club pack” discount effect. Not only could a larger policy cost less per $1,000 in coverage, but it could also carry a lower overall premium. (more…)
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Exploring Alternative Life Insurers

In its October issue, The Insurance And Investment Journal published an article about new potential insurance products that should help to face the rising COI pricing increases. LSM Insurance was asked to provide independent opinion. Markham-based brokerage firm believes smaller insurers can offer interesting alternative. "Union of Canada is one company that we started to do some work with. They have a pretty unique Term 100 product. It basically gives the insured the level premiums for ...
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Insurance and Investment Journal: Embracing Young Clients

This article was published in July's Insurance and Investment Journal Embracing young clients When Lorne Marr began his career at metropolitan Life Insurance Co. of Canada 18 years ago, he spent a full year cold calling. He approached former fellow students, friends and colleagues, and built up a clientele of young professionals. "I knew a lot of young people just starting their careers like myself," he said in a recent interview. (more…)
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Lorne Marr and Friends Help Raise Over $1,400 for Epilepsy

Lorne Marr and friends take a break from the action. On Friday, August 13, 2011, founder Lorne Marr and the team from LSM Insurance took to the diamond for a very special baseball game. They ran the bases and hit it out of the park for a very important cause. Care-Alive (The Caroline Cunningham Foundation for Epilepsy) was started in 2009 by the friends and family of Caroline Cunningham after her death from Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) at the age of 32. The ...
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LSM Insurance on Ourfaves.com

We are proud to share with you that LSM Insurance now has its place on OurFaves.com. If LSM Insurance is "your fave" as well, please visit OurFaves.com and let everyone know what you think about us. We'll be very happy to hear from you. Alternatively, you can leave us a comment on our website or contact us directly here.
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