Many employees place almost as much value on workplace benefits as they do on salary. In a 2011 survey asking Canadians if they’d forgo them…
It’s the beginning of the third quarter, and the big year-end push is on.
Life expectancy for Canadians varies regionally.
If disability impedes work performance, a claim can be made for cost of hiring additional staff.
Almost half (48%) of defined benefit plan sponsors plan to increase their allocation to alternative investments as they seek long-term returns less correlated to public…
There was a time when age 65 symbolized the finish line for one’s working life. A point where people dropped out of the rat race,…
Put long-term-care insurance in retirement plans.
Specialty insurers explain how and why to protect your luxury valuables—everything from an inherited ceramic vase to vintage movie posters
Buying travel insurance is the last thing on Canadians’ minds when planning a vacations or a business trip.
The insurance industry has changed drastically in the past 36 months.
A new client recently moved Canada and wants to buy life and health insurance. One problem: He’s from the Middle East.
Advisors can expect more scrutiny in the future from MGAs.
Sure, celebs have to take care of themselves to stay at the top. But how much is Julia Roberts’ signature smile worth? How about soccer…
RBC Insurance has cancelled contracts with all but 14 of its MGAs.
Low-interest rates and market volatility continue to take their toll on the insurance industry. They have claimed yet another victim, as IA Clarington has decided…
IPPs are still an effective way to defer tax, and incentivize employees
Individual pension plans: a potent source of retirement income
Long-term interest rates have remained at historic lows for several years.
Nearly half of all insurers cite a need for financial reporting transparency and consistency, and favour a single global accounting framework, finds a new survey…
It’s crucial for clients to be in the right products.
Riding the waves in a turbulent market
There are differences between insuring a home and cottage.
Successful marketing of life and living benefits insurance starts with putting yourself in the mindset of your prospect or client and remembering that every decision…
Leveraged loans are risky, but that hasn’t stopped insurance advisors from touting them, with most positioning them as the ultimate living benefit of a death…
RBC is suspending new sales of its permanent insurance products effective June 23, 2012.
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