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12 Critical Illness Insurance Myths You Must Know Before Purchasing a Policy

Critical illness insurance is one of those insurance types that often gets neglected.

Here are a few statistics based on Manulife’s disability and critical illness calculator (a link is provided at the end of this article). If you are 30 and 40 years old respectively, here are your chances to get a critical illness policy before the age of 65:

30 years’ old

40 years’ old

Female

Male

Female

Male

19%

27%

18%

26%

~1 out of 5 women

~1 out of 4 men

~1 out of 5 women

~1 out of 4 men

Critical illness insurance provides funds as a lump sum when you are diagnosed with an illness that is named in the policy.

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Funeral Insurance in Nova Scotia: What You Must Know about its Recent Changes

Nova Scotia has just passed a new amendment to change two acts that affect the funeral service industry. We decided to zoom in on this topic to provide more clarity and to also get a consumer-focused perspective.

What are the Recent Changes Related to Funeral Insurance in Nova Scotia?

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Posted in Life Insurance


Funeral Insurance for Seniors: 4 Things You Need to Know

As we age, we become more practical about end-of-life realities. We also realize that death comes with costs. Many seniors do not wish to burden their friends and family with the additional stress of paying for a funeral on top of dealing with grief, so they turn to funeral insurance for seniors.

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Life Insurance for People with Diabetes – How Much Will It Cost You?

life insurance for people with diabetes

 

A diabetes diagnosis can be frightening. Some common thoughts are: Will I have to inject insulin? Do I have to give up all sugars?  How will the disease affect my quality of life? While your doctor will help you navigate through steps you must take to live a rich,

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Car Insurance in Nova Scotia – Average Costs is $1,093

Car Insurance Nova Scotia smallHave you ever noticed how most publications often choose to focus on only the larger provinces, such as Ontario, Quebec, and Alberta, leaving out smaller provinces entirely? It happens all the time, but today we decided to close this gap and provide insight into car insurance in Nova Scotia.

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Funeral Insurance in Canada – What You Should Know

Funeral InsuranceCosts for funeral insurance in Canada can vary widely based on your preferences and state of health. Since there are various burial options, it’s hard to provide a standardized estimate for a funeral. According to Ontario’s Board of Funeral Services, however, they set that average at around $7,400, which is a figure that should be taken with a grain of salt.

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