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Bank Mortgage Life Insurance….not all it’s “Cracked Up To Be”

By: Ellen Roseman On Your Side, Published on Fri Jul 04 2014 Christopher Massa was diagnosed with lung cancer last October and died in February at age 60. His wife Angela hoped to stay in the house they owned in … Continue reading

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Amount Canadians owe continues to rise

TORONTO— The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 6:58AM EST Credit agency TransUnion says the amount Canadians owe continues to increase but that the rate at which consumers are piling on debt is beginning to slow down. TransUnion says … Continue reading

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Good news, boomers (and some bad)

NOREEN RASBACH Globe and Mail Update Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 6:22AM EST Talk about your good-news-bad-news scenario: In a new poll about what Canadian boomers think about retirement, the results are both cheering and depressing. Simply put, Canadian … Continue reading

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Retirement Race: Are You In It to Win It?

Canadians need to save more: Dodge By Janet McFarland Globe and Mail Update Former Bank of Canada governor says in report that many Canadians are unaware of the high savings levels they need for their retirement years Canadians need to … Continue reading

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Making the most of your investments

Working with an advisor is crucial to complimenting your investment portfolio with contracts that best suit your needs.  The new Tax Free Savings Account introduced in 2009 can be a great addition to any portfolio. To find out more about … Continue reading

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Worried about your cashflow? You’re not alone…

Your Money:  Living Hand to Mouth Sarah Boesveld Monday, Sep. 14, 2009 05:41PM EDT Dave Speiran has grown used to having only $10 in his pocket on the eve of every paycheque. The Toronto recruiter took a massive pay cut … Continue reading

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Perfect storm for pensions on the horizon

Benefits Canada June 10, 2009 Jody White Retirement is under threat by a confluence of factors which have many people focused on the short-term, reveals a recent survey. HSBC Insurance’s fifth annual Future of Retirement survey of 15,000 people in … Continue reading

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Couple’s story offers lesson in life insurance

Ellen Roseman Banks like to offer life insurance on mortgages. And coverage is often available without a medical examination. Here’s a story of a bank denying an insurance claim – though premiums had been paid for nine years – on … Continue reading

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Words from the Wise….

Invest or else David Berman, today at 2:24 PM EDT  globeandmail.com Jeremy Grantham, founder of Boston-based investment management firm GMO, doesn’t mince his words when he addresses the question of whether investors should throw money at the stock market when it has … Continue reading

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Manulife Responds to Financial Post article

A recent article published in the Financial Post may have some of Manulife Financial’s investment clients concerned. See original article Manulife’s response in a Letter to the Editor: Letter to the editor by Roy Firth Please call us if you’re … Continue reading

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