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Hard times trigger changes in insurance choices

It almost seems hard to justify in times of austerity — paying for something you may never use. But that period of your life might be exactly when you need the most insurance It almost seems hard to justify in times of austerity —...

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It’s time to stop ignoring the TSX

Buildings in financial district in downtown Toronto, Canada. Why Canadian equities could outperform American ones in 2019. “Canadian equities have had a decent return this decade, with a holding period total return of approximately...

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Life insurance a cheaper alternative to mortgage insurance, experts say

Canadians looking to wrap up new home purchases might find that life insurance is a more flexible and less pricey alternative to mortgage insurance obtained through a bank, say personal finance experts. While most agree it makes sense to...

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Calgary-area widow urges others to get life insurance after husband’s sudden...

‘We always said next week, next month we will get it done’. “Yesterday was hard, I was dreading midnight.” Seema Minhas-Randhawa and her daughter were not looking forward to their first New Year’s Eve without husband and...

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CMHC head defends stress test against ‘reckless myopia’

In a letter to parliamentarians, Evan Siddall said the mortgage policy is working. The CEO of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is forcefully defending mortgage stress test rules and warning federal policy makers to hold the line...

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How the Canada Life rebrand will impact advisors

Business Communication Connection People Concept The consolidation will make it easier to choose and market products, an executive says. Advisors will benefit from Great-West Lifeco’s decision to consolidate its three life insurance...

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