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Coach clients through death claims

The process should start while clients are still alive

Should small businesses insure key people?

A look at the considerations and different policies

Using life insurance under new passive income rules

Life insurance should already be on the radar of business owners

  • By: Katie Keir
  • July 9, 2018 September 19, 2018
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Quirks and foibles with insurance policy loans

Tax consequences associated with policy loan transactions

  • By: Kevin Wark
  • May 11, 2018 September 12, 2018
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Article series: Tax and insurance

A full list of articles in this series by Kevin Wark

  • By: Staff
  • May 11, 2018 September 12, 2018
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Accessing insurance policy value through a policy loan

An expert offers the details, including tax consequences

  • By: Kevin Wark
  • March 19, 2018 September 4, 2018
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How to make life insurance products better in a rising-rate environment

Learn about innovative trends that could benefit your clients

Saskatchewan repeals PST on insurance premiums

There will be no longer be a provincial sales tax on agriculture, life and health insurance premiums

Deducting the cost of life insurance

Part five of a series on tax and insurance

  • By: Kevin Wark
  • January 24, 2018 September 10, 2018
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How net cost of pure insurance affects policies

Adjusted cost base, collateral insurance deduction affected

  • By: Kevin Wark
  • December 20, 2017 September 4, 2018
  • 14:30

How to determine an insurance policy’s ACB

Several transactions either increase or decrease adjusted cost base

  • By: Kevin Wark
  • November 15, 2017 September 4, 2018
  • 11:00

Why mortgage life insurance may not be the best bet

For coverage and cost, clients can probably do better

  • By: Allan Tong
  • November 9, 2017 August 28, 2018
  • 15:02

Great-West Life launches pilot program to help students with debt

The program works with select employers and their eligible employees

  • By: Staff
  • October 24, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 09:30

SLi, ivari launch life insurance products

Guaranteed coverage is available up to $50,000 for those aged 40 to 79

  • By: Staff
  • October 5, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 12:22

How life insurance is taxed

Get primed on how insurance can add value to your clients' estates

  • By: Kevin Wark
  • September 21, 2017 September 4, 2018
  • 13:00

When should young people buy life insurance?

Insurance isn't only for those with dependants

Opinion: Why insurance advisors should care about small biz tax proposals

Small business is up in arms about the proposals on tax planning using private corporations

How life insurance can still protect clients, despite tax changes

Adapt to the new normal of life insurance changes

Why you need to help millennials understand life insurance

Financially, millennials have a lot on their plates

  • By: Staff
  • June 20, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 10:57

Insurers lose genetic testing fight

Canadian insurers can no longer ask applicants to disclose genetic test results

Leveraging life insurance policies

Tips and traps when working with a lender

How big data can make insurance better

What the future could be

What to do with insurance after a divorce

Here’s how family lawyers can approach life and health insurance upon a separation or divorce

Does this genetic testing bill threaten the insurance industry?

It could impede Canadians’ access to insurance and compromise the industry’s viability