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Funeral Insurance in Canada: 5 Things You Must Know

Funeral Insurance in Canada: 5 Things You Must Know

With age comes wisdom and an acceptance that life is finite. As seniors enter their golden years, many reflect on their life and the legacy they wish to leave behind. Many also realize end-of-life costs, especially funerals, can cause a burden for their loved ones. With the best interest of their family and for their own peace of mind, they turn to funeral insurance for seniors. There are five important things seniors interested in funeral insurance should ask in order to get the best quote: ...
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Life Insurance After Heart Attack | Cost and Things to Know

While there are many reasons someone could suffer a heart attack – inherited heart disease, smoking, unhealthy eating or lifestyle, high levels of stress – one thing is common: a heart attack is a terrifying experience not only for the individual who suffers it, but also for that person’s loved ones and family members. After this experience, the question becomes, “how do I get life insurance after heart attack at a fair rate?” Many people who have suffered heart attacks have a very difficult time ...
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Life Insurance for Diabetes Patients – Rates Comparison

Hearing that you have diabetes is stressful. The thought of injecting insulin and radically altering your diet can be overwhelming. Thankfully, the good news is that you can still have an excellent quality of life. Small changes add up to good health over time, and with so many good food and exercise options, you can be an active participant in controlling your disease. However, one question remains – can you still get life insurance for diabetes? The answer is yes. Read on to find out ...
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INFOGRAPHIC: Term Vs. Permanent Life Insurance

Here's an infographic breaking down the differences between Term and Permanent Life Insurance.  Which one suits your needs? ...
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Sleep Apnea And Life Insurance

Sleep apnea can be described as periodic pauses in breathing during sleep these pauses can be complete apnea's or incomplete - hypopnea. Body and Health, an online magazine reports, "It's one of the most common medical conditions in adults, affecting up to 5% of women and 15% of men between the ages of 30 and 60" Approximately 65% of Canadians are at risk of Sleep Apnea. The American Sleep Apnea Foundation has come up with some questions for people to answer, and if most of ...
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Medical Marijuana and Insurance – What You Need to Know

Chances are that if you’re reading this article you are either a medicinal marijuana smoker, know someone who is, or have a strong opinion either way on the topic of the fairness of life insurance and its use. Today, we’ll take at how its use is viewed by the medical community and life insurance companies. A Brief History of Medical Marijuana For years, marijuana was illegal – getting caught growing and/or smoking it brought heavy legal consequences. Along the way, it was discovered that smoking ...
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Clearing Up Misconceptions On Life Insurance Distribution Channels

Customers looking to purchase a life insurance policy often wonder whether it’s better to deal with an independent life insurance broker or a captive life insurance agent. During countless debates regarding the effectiveness of using an independent broker versus a captive agent, the following arguments always seem to come up… Independent Brokers Brokers are often said to offer greater flexibility to their customers when it comes to the price and brands of life insurance products because they’re independent and not tied to an insurance company ...
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10 Celebrities Who Blew Their Fortunes

Living the dream. It isn’t too far-fetched to think of the celebrity lifestyle as doing just that. Deep down, each and every one of us has probably had that deep-seated desire to become a celebrity, if not for the fame then in the very least to have that kind of money. It can be unfathomable to consider how much a celebrity is worth—and, if you keep bankruptcy reports in mind, it can be just as incomprehensible to imagine just how much celebrities are accustomed to ...
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Can You Get Life Insurance If You Had Breast Cancer?

Some survivors of breast cancer worry that they may not be able to qualify for life insurance. Discussed are several factors that will impact the decision on if an applicant with a history of breast cancer will be approved for a life insurance policy. Cancer is a very serious illness. Many people who have survived cancer have gone on to live full lives. Even so, you may find it difficult to obtain an affordable life insurance policy when a brush with cancer is on your ...
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Is Dental Insurance a Good Deal?

Dental insurance may seem like a great idea to a lot of people. It gives them a sense of security. They can get work done at the dentist when they need it, as they need it. Insurance covers regular expenses and is especially useful if you need a significant amount of dental work. However, there are downsides too. Let's discuss the pros and cons of dental insurance. You Know You Can Go to the Dentist When You Need to When you have dental insurance you ...
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