Record Level of Pension Buy-Outs

According to a survey conducted by the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute, sales of group pension buy-outs reached a reco…

LIFE INSURANCE | August 27 2015 08:50AM
US Pension Buy-Out Sales Double in 2014

In the United States, there were $8.5 billion of group pension buy-out sales last year. This is 120% higher than the $3.…

The duty of disclosure by a life insurance applicant and how a life agent can help, Part 2

In the previous article published in the November/December issue, the authors discuss the subject of the duty on a life …

LIFE INSURANCE | February 24 2015 09:00AM
House purchased using universal life at risk of lapsing: buyer must reimburse the seller

The Quebec Superior Court has ruled that a man who used a universal life insurance policy to partially finance the purch…

LIFE INSURANCE , HEALTH | September 22 2014 11:17AM
Women of Influence: Brigitte Parent

Passionate about helping Canadians 
protect their financial futures   Brigitte Parent had no plans to make a c…

ENTREPRENEURSHIP | August 18 2014 09:00AM
Draft accounting standards are “inappropriate”

There are internationally-recognized standard-settings boards working in recent years to change accounting so investors …

LIFE INSURANCE , HEALTH | January 28 2014 06:30PM
Canadian authorities resist international accounting standards

Once an advocate for the adoption of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Julie Dickson who heads the…

LIFE INSURANCE , HEALTH | January 23 2014 04:14PM