Category Archives: Life Insurance

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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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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