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When it comes to conversation-starters, life insurance generally doesn’t rank in the top 10. We get it—who wants to think about the end of their own life? But it’s important to know the ins and outs of life insurance coverage so you leave your loved ones financially secure in the event of your death. Here’s everything you need to know about term life insurance in Canada.
What is term life insurance?
The basics of life insurance are as you guessed: You pay small amounts of money over a length of time and, when you die, money is left for your family.
Term life insurance is one of the many types of life insurance available in Canada. As simple as its name implies, term life insurance provides coverage based on a set period of time, usually a 10-year, 20-year or 30-year term. 
Many opt for term life insurance because it offers low-cost coverage for a certain amount of time, and it is generally well-suited for covering debts with a known lifespan, like a mortgage. Generally speaking, premiums can range from $13 a month to more than $100 a month for $100,000 of coverage, depending on a wide range of factors, like your age, health and lifestyle…

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