Insurance policy getting you down? There are always sound insurance alternatives.
Now that the election is over, it’s unclear how newly-appointed Premier Doug Ford will tackle rising auto insurance rates in Ontario. Over the course of the 2018 provincial elections, both the Liberal and NDP party touched on plans to tackle rising auto insurance rates in Ontario – a hot topic .... More »
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It wasn’t long ago that robo-advisors were thought of as a newfangled millennial-made idea for investing-inept 20- and 30-somethings. Now, though, all sorts of Canadians, including high net-worth boomers and new-to-saving youngsters are pouring money into these easy-to-use and low-cost online oper.... More »
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Q: My wife and I are both 40 and have two kids—ages 5 and 7. We are considering buying a joint last-to-die life insurance policy that would cost a fixed $7,105 per year for ten years. That’s a total of $71,050 and the policy would pay $500,000 when the last of us dies. This is a proposition.... More »
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Life hacks are usually small, resourceful lifestyle changes that can make your life easier, like turning a milk jug into a watering can, or mastering how to fold one of those awkward fitted bed sheets.
But when it comes to your money, the stakes are a lot higher. The right hacks can be worth thousands, or even millions of dollars over your lifetime.
Hack #1: Become unbreakable with insurance
If the world of personal finance was a high school cafeteria, insurance would be sitting alone. It’s so responsible and well-meaning, but nobody pays attention to it. It’s time to stop hurting insurance’s feelings and pause to understand why it’s so valuable.
For example, if you’re in your 20s and starting your career, you have your whole life ahead of you to achieve financial security and success. But what would happen if you crashed your bike and couldn’t work for six months? Disability insurance can cover your rent and keep you on track…