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17
Jan

Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #InsureYourLove 2019

Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #InsureYourLove 2019 Join Life Happens and LIMRA representatives as we moderate a Twitter Chat focused on life insurance and how it offers protection and peace of mind. The chat is just a part of our activities during February’s Insure Your Love Month. There will be plenty of activity from

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11
Jan

Occam’s – Can TIPS Help You?

Occam’s – Can TIPS Help You? Inflation is one of the most serious risks that retirees face. While there are a lot of ways to mitigate inflation risk, TIPS, or Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, are one of the few investment options that directly hedge against inflation risk. They aren’t perfect, and there are certainly some things to consider when you

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11
Jan

Occam’s – Should You Try Timing to Avoid Bad Markets?

Occam’s – Should You Try Timing to Avoid Bad Markets? Everyone likes the markets when stocks are going up. We’re all getting the returns that we are “supposed” to be receiving for putting our money at risk. Naturally, we aren’t big fans of the market when stocks start falling. Unfortunately, stocks are “supposed” to go up and down – a

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10
Jan

No Gym Required for These (Financial) Fitness Tips

No Gym Required for These (Financial) Fitness Tips If you’re like me, your social-media feeds are jammed with headlines about getting “healthy and fit” in the new year. Of course, they’re referring to diet and exercise and common resolutions to drop pounds and work out more often. But it’s just as important to be concerned about your financial fitness—where you

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8
Jan

Financial Resolutions for 2019

Financial Resolutions for 2019 The holidays are in the rearview and the New Year is just over the horizon. As everyone starts the New Year off with positive changes and new annual goals, make sure your finances are one of them! Don’t let your financial dreams fall out of reach by checking out these 4 financial changes you should promise

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11
Dec

9 Reasons Why Stay-at-Home Parents Need Life Insurance

9 Reasons Why Stay-at-Home Parents Need Life Insurance You’re probably already aware that a parent with a job outside the house most likely needs life insurance to protect their loved ones in case something were to happen. But it’s not just breadwinners who need coverage—stay-at-home parents do, too. Here are nine reasons why. 1. To replace the value of their

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1
Dec

8 Year-End Financial Tips

8 Year-End Financial Tips Twas a few weeks before Christmas, and all through the house, not a person was over-spending, not even  on decorations for the house. Receipts and bills were paid and filed away with care, in hopes of a fresh financial start to the New Year. Retirement funds were nestled all snug in their accounts, while payments and

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1
Nov

4 Must Know Financial Terms

4 Must Know Financial Terms The holidays are upon us! And with the holidays comes the fun tradition of holiday shopping! Just as you should plan when shopping, you should also plan of when dealing with finances. Although Financial Literacy month isn’t until next year, we wanted to get a head start by celebrating Canada’s Financial Literacy month, November! Before

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1
Oct

Five Things to Add to Your Financial To-do List

Five Things to Add to Your Financial To-do List The weather is getting cooler, the colors are changing, and the scent of pumpkin spice fills the air signaling the beginning of fall and holiday season. But October isn’t just known for pumpkin carving and corn mazes, October is also the month for financial planning. It’s a great time to review

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1
Sep

5 Signs You’re Ready to Retire

5 Signs You’re Ready to Retire You are nearing the average retirement age and each day it becomes closer and closer. The question is, are you ready to retire? Check out these 5 signs you’re ready to retire. Your Savings Exceeds Your Retirement Goals: At one time or another, you sat down and made an investment plan so you could

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