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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For August 14, 2015

Happy Friday everyone! We were happy to have been featured this past week on CBC.ca discussing medical marijuana and life insurance. Our Director of Marketing was also interviewed on CBC's Edmonton AM radio program on Monday. Also featured this week on LSM Insurance was an article detailing the costs of assisted living in Canada. We rounded up other recent articles below, featuring insights and advice from the brightest minds in Canadian personal finance: Wall Street Point's Ramona ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For August 7, 2015

Happy Friday Everyone! This week on the LSM blog, we featured a former NHLer turned life insurance broker, DavidLeNeveu, who gave his recommendations on the best life insurance options. We rounded up other recent articles below, featuring insights and advice from the brightest minds in Canadian personal finance: The Freedom Thirty Five blog revealed the best way to plan for retirement. In addition, Michael James detailed what you should do with that retirement money and how ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For July 31st 2015

Happy Friday Everyone! We were happy to have a guest post featured on MillionDollarJourney.com discussing the benefits of Universal Life insurance policies. Syed Raza was quoted in the Life Health Pro Magazine, discussing the recent push by licensed marijuana producers to encourage group health insurance plan sponsors to cover medical marijuana for plan members. On the LSM Insurance Blog, we listed out the best online budgeting tools for Canadians to use to help get their ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For July 24th 2015

Happy Friday Folks! Check out our Weekly Roundup below: This week on the LSM Insurance blog we published an infographic on illnesses that are covered under most critical illness insurance policies. Yesterday, we posted a fun piece showcasing 11 people who defied death in fatal scenarios. The entire team at LSM was grateful to be selected as the #8 managing general agent (MGA) in Life Health Pro Magazine's list of Top 10 MGAs in Canada. We rounded up other recent articles below, ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For July 17th 2015

Thank Goodness, Friday is finally here! To kick things off on the LSM blog this week, weupdated our coverage of Canadian marketplace lenders to include new B2B player Lending Loop. Later in the week, I discussed recent findings that people age at different rates and how this could eventually affect life insurance pricing. We collaborated with our online partners at Insureye.com, to help create an infographic detailing the life insurance options available to applicants with ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For July 10th 2015

Happy Friday everyone, hopefully your week is going great! This week at LSMInsurance.ca we launched a giveaway for a free ticket to the 2015 Canadian Personal Finance Conference, which takes place on October 17-18 in Toronto. Check out the best Canadian personal finance articles from the past week: Tax & Estate Planning specialist Jamie Golombek was quoted in the Toronto Star discussing how annuities can resolve the fear of outliving your resources. This interesting piece at the ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For July 3rd 2015

We hope everyone had a fun Canada Day on Wednesday! This week on the LSM blog we discussed consumers hitting record debt levels in Canada and how this could impact life insurance companies and policyholders. LSM broker andcertified financial planner,Saeed Ally, was featured in The Toronto Star talking about coaching the less fortunate to build a financial safety net. Our director of marketing, Syed Raza, was quoted in the Life Health Professional magazine discussing ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For June 26th 2015

This week on the LSM blog we featured life insurance expert Rob Gawthrop's recommendations on life insurance. On Wednesday, we asked the question, are all medical marijuana users considered smokers for life insurance underwriting purposes? The Globe and Mail featured a story on poor tax planning that led to a big headache for one deceased's heirs. Romana King of Moneysense, shared a fun list of items you wouldn't expect to becovered under home insurance plansbut actually ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For June 19th 2015

To kick the week off on the LSM blog we rounded up5 Of The Biggest Life Insurance Policies Ever Sold. The largest policy was insured for a staggering $212 million face amount! Later in the week, we listed our favourite twitter chats and hashtags in the Canadian personal finance twittersphere. Hopefully our readers can benefit from the gems of advice sitting in those chats. One of our advisors and director of marketing, Syed Raza, was quoted in a piece from Life Health Pro ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For June 12th 2015

This week on the LSM Insurance blog we rounded up some of the best personal finance courses available online. Earlierin the week, we examined if life insurance actuaries should factor in life insured income levels, based on recent findings that wealthy Ontarians live longer than poorer residents. The same piece was quoted by Will Ashworth at the Life Health Professional Magazine. Elsewhere in the media, our top 5 reasons why someone should buy life insurance was featured on ...
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