Category Archives: Protect your Family

Life Insurance Myths Debunked: Separating Fact from Fiction

Posted on: March 15th, 2023 by Peter Choma

When it comes to life insurance, there are a lot of misconceptions and myths that can cloud your understanding of this important financial tool. These myths can prevent people from getting the coverage they need or cause them to waste money on unnecessary policies. In this blog, we’ll debunk some of the most common life insurance myths and help you separate fact from fiction.

Myth #1: I don’t need life insurance if I’m young and healthy.

Fact: While it’s true that the younger and healthier you are, the less expensive life insurance will be, that doesn’t mean you don’t need it. Accidents and unexpected illnesses can happen to anyone at any age, and if you have people who depend on you financially,

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You Should Avoid Mortgage Insurance In Canada

Posted on: December 21st, 2018 by Peter Choma

You Should Avoid Mortgage Insurance In Canada

Reason #1 Generally, you should avoid mortgage insurance because mortgage life insurance from most lending institutions is non-convertible term insurance. Therefore there is no cash value.

Reason #2 No premium flexibility. You have no flexibility when it comes to premium payments.

Reason #3 No ability to move to a permanent life insurance policy if your needs change.

Reason #4 Usually mortgage life insurance covers the exact amount of your mortgage. Policy coverage decreases as the mortgage is paid down.

Reason #5 Coverage is lost when the mortgage is paid off.

Reason #6 Your lender owns the policy and if you find a better mortgage rate at another lending institution,

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Strong Family Connections can Increase Life Expectancy

Posted on: June 28th, 2018 by Peter Choma

“The greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you” – Joyce Meyer

Over a century’s worth of research underscores the link between life expectancy, physical health and strong, healthy family connections. The researchers behind a new meta-analysis conclude family support can increase survival by up to 50 percent. Moreover, exercising or losing excess weight turns out to be less important to physical health than interpersonal social networks.

The researchers analyzed results of studies going back to the early 1900s with a total of 308,849 participants. Strong family connections were found to help improve health and extend life expectancy. This is done primarily by protecting individuals from stressful situations or establishing a standard of healthy living.

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