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Risk management top of mind for investing Canadians

(March 2006) A recent Investor Economics report identifies risk management as “a key theme for Canadian households in the next decade. “Those facing retirement must…

  • By: Al Emid
  • March 3, 2006 June 16, 2018
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Guaranteed products not interchangeable

(February 2006) With the proliferation of principal protected notes and market-linked GICs grabbing the headlines these days, segregated funds may not be top of mind…

Funding Disability: Clawbacks discourage private savings

(February 2006) Ask any family who has a relative with a disability what their major concern is and they will answer “what happens to our…

4th Annual Dollars & Sense Survey: Turning up the heat

Trust specifics

Using a life insurance testamentary trust to receive the proceeds of a life insurance policy has many advantages for estate planning, including control and management…

Hedge funds could benefit from transparency: author

Any attempt to regulate the hedge fund industry should focus strictly on sales practices and transparency, rather than tying the hands of the funds’ managers,…

What your underwriter thinking?

(September 2005) Ever wonder what your underwriter might be thinking? Although many companies are working to adopt, cultivate and encourage a more cooperative approach between…

  • By: test test
  • October 11, 2005 June 16, 2018
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Canadians overlook costs of long-term care

(January 21, 2005) Canadians are concerned they will become a burden to their loved ones when they get older, but few are aware of insurance…

Not getting any younger: A look at long term care insurance in Canada

(April 2003) By 2011, Statistics Canada predicts that one-fifth of the Canadian population will be age 60 or older. It’s expected that 1.5 million of…