In our new digital information era, traditional marketing has been turned on it’s head. People have been empowered by mobile devices and the internet to find their own answers online. Traditional advertising has become less and less effective as a result, and it’s forcing us to think creatively about how we reach out to clients. Continue reading “Content is King”
If your client owns a business and is looking at purchasing life insurance, it may be beneficial to have their holding company own the policy, rather than the operating company. Transfers of a life insurance policy from an operating company can result in stiff tax penalties.
So how can your client avoid these types of tax complications? Careful planning in advance is the key.
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Take a look at your T5 and T4, or you may soon be poor
With all the taxes at your door. Continue reading “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Tax Season”
In previous articles, we’ve discussed corporate-owned insurance and how it can benefit your client’s business. As a whole, life insurance and especially corporately owned life insurance, can be a valuable asset. Continue reading “What to Consider When Purchasing Corporate Insurance”
If your client is new to the world of investing, they may find the wide range of different plan types, investment product categories and methods of investing both confusing and overwhelming. Continue reading “The ABCs of Investing in Under 5 Minutes…”
If your client owns their own business, incorporation is a must since corporate structures have significant benefits such as limited liability, continuity of the business, easier access to capital, lower income tax rates with small business tax deductions and a potential tax deferral.
However, has your client considered corporate-owned insurance? Not to be confused with insurance purchased for the business (also a must), corporate-owned insurance is a life insurance policy purchased by the corporation on the life of a shareholder in order to protect the business in the case of the shareholder’s death. Continue reading “The Importance of Corporate Insurance for Your Client”
The world of business can be quite unpredictable, especially if a business partner becomes ill or even dies. Continue reading “Smart Talk about Shareholders’ Agreements”
The story of how opioids, the strongest of painkillers, crept into everyday use and abuse is now the stuff of investigative news reports, books and documentaries. So, what is the big deal about these little pills?
You do a great job to help your clients understand the benefits of life and critical illness insurance, save for retirement and create an emergency fund – all to ensure that their financial future is secure. However, have you discussed what is available to help them safeguard their children’s financial future as well? Continue reading “Juvenile Insurance – Why You’re Never Too Young to Secure Your Future”
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide and remains a major focus in underwriting life insurance and living benefits. Determining the long-term risks of developing CVD has captured the interest of researchers, underwriters and actuaries alike. Continue reading “Drop and Give Me 40: The Power of Pushups”