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Great-West Lifeco beats Q3 expectations as profits rise 6%

Sales grew by 22% to $41.9 billion, driven by growth in the U.S. and Canada

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Managing expectations when clients have older whole life plans

Prepare clients for the impact of low rates and other policy variables

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Equitable expands borrowing options

CSV Max lets whole life policyholders borrow up to 90% of their policy’s cash surrender value

  • By: Staff
  • October 28, 2019 October 28, 2019
  • 13:00
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Help a divorced couple cover support obligations

Utilizing life insurance is just one option

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iA Financial Group merging two insurers under its brand

iA Insurance acquired Excellence in 2008

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2019 September 25, 2019
  • 11:03
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Minding the millennial insurance gap

How firms are reaching a resistant segment

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iA Financial’s profits rise 9% in first quarter

The U.S. divisions saw strong growth

  • By: Staff
  • May 9, 2019 May 9, 2019
  • 13:58
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Hub acquires Calgary-based brokerage

Clarity Benefits Group offers life insurance, group retirement and employee benefits plans

  • By: Staff
  • May 7, 2019 May 7, 2019
  • 12:26
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How the Canada Life rebrand will impact advisors

The consolidation will make it easier to choose and market products, an executive says

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Sun Life CEO made $9.7 million in 2018

See how Dean Connor's pay compares to other top executives

  • By: Staff
  • March 27, 2019 March 27, 2019
  • 12:42
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Why life insurers are investing with ESG in mind

P&C insurers aren't the only ones worried about climate change

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Great-West Life introduces digital life insurance platform

The application for products with 10- and 20-year terms will be simpler

  • By: Staff
  • March 12, 2019 March 12, 2019
  • 11:26
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Big three life insurers had improved results in 2018: Fitch

The rating agency predicts another strong year in 2019

  • By: Staff
  • March 11, 2019 March 11, 2019
  • 16:39
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Great-West-Lifeco raises dividend after reporting $710M Q4 profit

The insurer saw strong performance from its European arm, but weaker contributions from its Canada and U.S. divisions

Co-operators purchases Redfords Insurance Brokers

Financial terms were not disclosed

  • By: Staff
  • January 28, 2019 January 28, 2019
  • 11:42
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Great-West Lifeco selling U.S. individual life insurance business

The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2019

  • By: Staff
  • January 24, 2019 January 24, 2019
  • 11:04
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Equitable Bank uses whole life insurance to fund retirement

Clients can borrow up to 90% of their policy's cash surrender value

  • By: Staff
  • December 13, 2018 September 3, 2019
  • 14:48
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Insurers turn to tech as broker’s role in doubt: KPMG

An industry survey finds the regulatory burden is a top concern

  • By: Staff
  • December 7, 2018 December 7, 2018
  • 13:10
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Life insurers welcome new rules for deposits

Saskatchewan amends insurance regulations for accepting deposits

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Eliminate lesser-known insurance taxes, C.D. Howe says

Provincial insurance taxation weighs on consumers

  • By: Staff
  • October 3, 2018 October 3, 2018
  • 17:11
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Immediate leveraged insurance: Tips and traps

Watch out for these issues

  • By: Kevin Wark
  • September 12, 2018 September 12, 2018
  • 15:14
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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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