Month: March 2015

Charity begins at home

posted Monday, March 30, 2015

by: in Finance / Insurance

When I am not busy protecting families with Life & Critical Illness insurance, I host a radio show on a Toronto radio station every Saturday night, and last week I played a song that got me thinking about what I do every day and why. The punch line to the song is “You’ve got to […]

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Spring Concerts are Just Around the Corner!

posted Thursday, March 19, 2015

by: in From the Editor

It’s been a long time since I picked up my saxophone and played it. This is in stark contrast to my high school days when I practiced my saxophone every single day. Yes, you heard right, every single day! I went to an arts high school (think of the movie Fame) and was in the instrumental […]

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Top 3 Reasons Costa Rica Should be on your Travel Radar

posted Friday, March 13, 2015

by: in Travel

The Biodiversity Costa Rica, although a small country in Central America (51,100 sq km) boasts 4% of the planet’s expected biodiversity. To put this into perspective, Costa Rica’s official website compares how many species you will find per 1,000 sq km in Costa Rica to Brazil. In Brazil you will find on average 6.5 plant species, […]

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Tax sheltering your investments using life insurance

posted Wednesday, March 11, 2015

by: in Finance / Insurance

If you have maxed out your RRSPs and used up all of your TFSA room, there are other options available which will allow you to continue to invest your money tax deferred. Most people think the only purpose life insurance serves is providing a tax free lump sum to their loved ones in the event […]

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Bored Meetings

posted Thursday, March 5, 2015

by: in Humour in Life and Business

If you have gotten through most of your adult life and have never had to sit through a board meeting then…well…I’m jealous. Most of us have had to endure hours of useless (in our eyes) analysis, stabs at encouragement that made us roll our eyes, and a sense that we could be much more productive […]

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The main concern…

posted Monday, March 2, 2015

by: in Finance / Insurance

Nobody wants to think about becoming disabled but it happens. Most people I have spoken to in my over 20 years working in the insurance industry were concerned about losing their job, having enough money in retirement, loss or damage to their home or vehicle without giving a second thought to what would happen if […]

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