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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For June 5th 2015

It was a quiet week on the LSM Insurance blog but the good news is we were busy elsewhere. Our President Chantal Marr was featured on CTV Canada AM yesterday and received a beaming mention from Patricia Lovett-Reid. Chantal shared her top five reasons why someone should secure life insurance coverage. Jay Palter of Advisor.ca wrote a great piece showcasing three financial services firms that are effectivelylevergaing social mediain their marketing strategies. LSM was ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For May 28th 2015

This week at LSM we published our latest infographic on 5 of the Biggest Life Insurance Company Takeovers in Canadian History. This week our Director of New Business, Lorne Marr was featured in the Financial Post discussing the potential downside to health-based rewards for policyowners. It's a hot one in Toronto today, so we decided to list a few articles discussing hot topics in the personal finance world: Marie from Boomer and Echo, curates some key findings from the most recent ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For May 22nd 2015

This week we celebrated our very own Aaron Broverman's bronze medal at the Grappler's Heart Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament in New York. On Thursday, we discussed a recent decision by the Canadian insurance provider of University of Waterloo'shealth insurance planto cover Medical Marijuanafor a student. We hope everyone's short week zoomed by. To cap it off, we've rounded up some of the best personal finance reads for you in the LSM Weekly Round Up. We were happy to ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For May 14th 2015

We here at LSM are most definitely looking forward to this upcoming May Two-Four Weekend so to get things started we've got a solid list of personal finance articles that should help keep your wallet in check this Victoria Day. On LSM Insurance, we showed how Term to Age 80 products could be an affordable way to secure long-term life insurance coverage. Later in the week, we interviewed the CEOs of the two Peer-to-Peer lenders currently active in Canada, Grouplend and ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For May 8th 2015

This week on the LSM blog we featured Living Benefits expert Kelsey Blinkhorn's recommendations oncritical illness insurance. Later in the week we put together a list of things that many of theworld's most successful investorsdo in common when it comes to investing. We noticed a bunch of great articles throughout the web on topics such as compound interest, frugality versus cheapness and the increase to TFSA limits. Bridget Casey shares the very cool story of ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For May 1st 2015

This week at LSM Insurance we published an infographic on insured annuities vs GICs. In this infographic we looked at the pros and cons of each and see which one provides the greater return for retirement income. With a new report out from Moody's Investor Service, we look at what could happen to insurers if the Bank of Canada keeps interest rates low. Finally, we reviewed Wealthing Like Rabbits by Robert Brown, a fun personal finance book that covers the topics of RRSPs, ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For April 24th 2015

It seems that April didn't get the message that winter is over just yet. We experienced hail and snow just outside our office this week in Toronto. Thankfully, we were able to round up a few articles to keep you warm. We launched our list of top 50 personal finance websites for 2015! There were a lot of great websites that we had to include in our list that we didn't last year. Next we talk about ways we can help put an end to elder financial abuse. This week Canadian Budget Binder ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Round For April 17th 2015

This week at LSM Insurance, adding to our life insurance experts roundup, we interviewed the principal of Aleph Investments, David Merkel. Chantal also guest posted at Jonathan Chevreau's blog Findependence Hub. Her article tackled the topic of when you should buy life annuities. Our other article for this week included10 financial planning designations that you need to know about. We noticed a lot of great articles this week that asked us questions and made us face ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For April 10th 2015

This week at LSM Insurance we interviewed Canadian personal finance authorities about books they are reading and their recommendations. On Wednesday night we attended Retire Rich 2015 hosted by MoneySense. At the event, we learned about what it really takes to be able to retire from Bruce Sellery, Duncan Hood, Preet Banerjee and Dan Bortolotti. In this week's personal finance roundup we share articles that will help you find employment, inform you on CMHC premiums and give you a money ...
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Weekly Personal Finance Roundup For April 3rd 2015

Happy long weekend everyone. I trust you are enjoying your day off today. This week we put together an infographic about mortgage life insurance vs individual life insurance. Then we wrote an article on 10 life insurance tips from 10 personal finance experts.We were able to roundup experts such as Ellen Roseman, Barry Choi, Bruce Sellery and many others. Now on to our roundup of articles for your weekend reading. The articles included in our weekly roundup includes a reflection of ...
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