The Danger of Denial in Wills and Insurance Planning

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Mark Twain once said “Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.” He was not in denial regarding his eventual death as he had a valid will assuring his daughters would be well taken care of! We are in denial in regards to wills and insurance planning. For example: 60% of Canadians die without a will, […]

Your Most Valuable Investment – Human Capital

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I had the privilege of speaking to a Grade 12 Economics class a few years ago and the experience affirmed my hope for the future. Judging by the depth of their questions, I know they will go far. My talk centred on the $50 trillion dollars in the equity markets of the world. I was […]

Secure Your Income With Disability Income Insurance

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Judging by the growth of major shopping malls, the surge in online retailers and the brand new cars I see, the last thing we’re thinking about is disability income insurance! We buy property insurance, car insurance, extended warranties or “product protection plans.”  We sure do like to protect our stuff!. Although it’s often a good […]

Crash Test Your Mortgage Life Insurance

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Thousands of crash test dummies have been sacrificed for our driving safety and I’m grateful every time I drive! We also need to crash test your financial plan against the catastrophe caused by disability, critical illness and death. This includes properly structuring your mortgage life insurance. The risks are very real. Here are numbers for […]

Are You Still Breathing? Critical Illness and Disability Insurance Will Pay!

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Think back over the past year. How many people in your circle of relatives, friends or acquaintances have died? Not too many I bet. How many have had a heart attack, stroke, cancer or other critical illness and lived? Who had to take time off work or out of their businesses to recover from sickness […]