Category Archives: Financial Planning

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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Ten reasons for using a Life Insurance Broker

Posted on: April 4th, 2013 by Peter Choma

Ten reasons for using a Life Insurance Broker

We have collected our Ten reasons for using a Life Insurance Broker. Finding the correct life insurance policy can be easy, difficult, impossible, or just extremely frustrating depending on how much time you have to research it and the people who you end up talking to on the phone. Each person you phone with regards to a policy is going to try and get you to sign their policy by telling you about all of the good things, while conveniently glossing over some of the not so good things. Unless you are an expert at reading contract language you may have signed for something you may not have wanted. This is where an insurance broker comes in.


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