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Insurance industry needs young blood

A clear strategy, diversity and business innovation are some of the most important components of an attractive work environment.

IFRS could impact insurance business

New global accounting standards could spell the end of the insurance business in Canada as we know it. That was the warning from Paul Brown,…

Replacement for RHU rolled out

As the drive for accreditation ramps up, advisors wanting to add more letters to their business cards now have another option. The Institute for Advanced…

Helping grieving clients

Did you know that the Canada Labour Code and therefore Federal jurisdictions provide only for up to 3 paid days bereavement leave?

Canadians economical…with the truth

Canadians are fibbing, fudging and fabricating facts when filling out insurance application, according to a report released by TD Insurance today. Manitoba and Saskatchewan residents…

Underwriting HNW insurance clients

Health, lifestyle, travel and financial challenges make the process of underwriting insurance for high net worth (HNW) clients more complex than for middle-income earners.

  • By: Al Emid
  • April 19, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 15:39

The importance of insurance for seniors

Did you know there are at least half a dozen reasons for people who are retiring or seniors to buy or continue to carry life…

Sun Life, CI expand SunWise offering

Sun Life Financial and CI Investments have added several new investment options to the SunWise Essential Series lineup, including mandates from Sun Life Global Investments…

  • By: Staff
  • April 13, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

Buy-sell insurance can be a tough sell

Nearly every advisor will admit they are looking to land the investment portfolios of high net worth clients, but despite this focus the market remains…

  • By: Al Emid
  • April 4, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 14:45

Faceoff: Whole life or universal life?

This month’s features an insurance debate between whole life or universal life. The debate was moderated by Dean DiSpalatro and Vikram Barhat. Universal Life Subject:…

Trouble with contestable claims

Each company has its own requirements for handling contestable claims. A member company of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association must also abide by…

  • By: Eli Wahby
  • April 1, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 16:20

Sun Life targets mid-size U.S. companies

The U.S. subsidiary of Sun Life Financial is continuing its expansion and repositioning in a market that has undergone several upheavals in the last two…

Feds launch online insurance guide

The federal agency tasked with improving consumer financial education—yes, it’s been around for a while—has launched a new online publication to improve understanding of insurance.…

  • By: Staff
  • March 24, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 12:32

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

Immediate leveraged insurance: Tips and traps

Watch out for these issues

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

Coach clients through death claims

The process should start while clients are still alive

What you should know about EI benefit changes

Parents and caregivers are affected

  • By: Staff
  • November 9, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 15:08

Advise clients on insurance in unstable countries

Three experts weigh in

  • By: Allan Tong
  • April 13, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 13:57

This advisor never thought he’d need CI coverage. Then he did

What he learned after becoming a statistic