Category Archives: Financial Planning

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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Do you have enough Life Insurance Coverage?

Posted on: December 21st, 2018 by Peter Choma

Life Insurance Coverage Amount

The average person in Canada does not have enough life insurance. Research shows that for those people who actually have life insurance coverage (about 30% of Canadians have no life insurance what so ever) $156,200 for insured individuals and $312,200 for insured households. Most life insurance experts suggest a minimum of 10 times annual income to provide a satisfactory amount of life insurance protection.

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Joint Term Life Insurance Explained

Posted on: November 6th, 2013 by Peter Choma

Joint Term Life Insurance Explained

First of all, what is “Term Life Insurance” ?

Term Life Insurance is where you take out a policy to cover a death of the insured for a set period – the Term.  To have  Joint Term Life Insurance Explained, we have to talk about a few more topics. These are typically used by people who may have a mortgage, or other large repayment commitment. These people require coverage to make sure that payments are covered in the case of death. Once the Term insurance is finished you do not get any funds in refund for not making a claim. In addition, there is no surrender value.

Once you stop paying the premiums on a joint term policy,

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