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Life Insurance After Heart Attack – How Much Does It Cost?

life-insurance-heart-attack-ratesA heart attack is a terrible experience for the person who has one and for that person’s loved ones. There are many reasons why you could suffer a heart attack, from inherited heart disease, stress or an unhealthy lifestyle. If this isn’t bad enough, after you have a heart attack,

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Posted in Critical Illness Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance


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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Cystic Fibrosis Life Insurance in Canada – What You Need to Know

lungsWhat is Cystic Fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis is a critical illness that typically affects children and young people and has a life expectancy (on average) of about 37 years. It is considered a critical illness and it impacts various parts of the body, predominantly the lungs and digestive system. 

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Life Insurance Policies: 15 Fine Print Traps to Know

life-insurance-policies-trapGetting life insurance might seem like a boring task, but at the same time it is quite important to pay attention to the fine print on your policy. Today we will guide you through 15 life insurance policy traps based on InsurEye consumer reviews and discussions with insurance expert Lorne Marr.

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Posted in Critical Illness Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance


Buying Life Insurance: 6 Different Ways with Pros and Cons

There are several ways to buy life insurance and some are better than others. We put together a handy overview of purchase options, along with their major differences, pros and cons.

1. Captive Agents

Buying Life Insurance - Insurance AgentBuying life insurance through an insurance agent is the familiar way to buy life insurance.

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Posted in Critical Illness Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance


Life Insurance in Canada: Infographic

Life Insurance in Canada - Insurance Companies Landscape

How well do you know Life Insurance Landscape in Canada? This infographic shows key players in Canadian Life Insurance space. We divided all Life Insurers into several categories:

  • Big Three Life Insurers: Manulife, Great-West Life, and Sun Life
  • Insurers associated with Five Big Banks: RBC Insurance,

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101 Insurance Tips to Save on Insurance | Cheap Car Insurance

Save on Insurance, IntroThere are many articles titled “10 ways to save on Home insurance” or “5 Tips to lower your auto insurance costs” etc, but would it not be great to have all those saving tricks and discounts at one place? We created such a list and divided it into two parts: The first one reflects general techniques to lower insurer costs and the second provides you with various saving tips depending on the type of insurance (Home,

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Posted in Auto Insurance, Health Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance


Travelling Without Medical Insurance: Do You Realize How Much That Can Cost You?

Infographic Travel Medical Insurance Costs

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These are some scary numbers: 15% of Canadians do not purchase Travel Medical Insurance while travelling to the South and only 39% get it when going to States!

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Top Six Issues Canadians Have with Their Auto, Home and Life Insurers

Unhappy Insurance CustomersInsurance is an essential part of life since it protects our main assets: cars, dwellings, life etc. But how do consumers feel about insurance?  What do consumers like and dislike about their insurance providers?  How do insurance companies measure up when it comes to service, value, and claims experience?

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Posted in Auto Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance


Life Insurance Companies Ratings: Consumer Study

Life Insurance Companies Benchmark CanadaIndependent Canadian company InsurEye conducted a regular consumer satisfaction analysis of life insurance companies (Lifecos) based on independent consumer reviews from InsurEye’s Customer Experience tool. Consumer insurance reviews cover many insurers and their products across the country.

Life insurance companies are rated using two main criteria: Customer Experience and Value for Money.

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Posted in Critical Illness Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance


8 Aspects Canadian Consumers Value in Insurers

Candian Consumers Value in InsuranceWhat aspects do consumers appreciate most of all in insurance companies? Each consumer has unique expectations, but overall there are commonalities. InsurEye has conducted a study analyzing over 600 independent consumer reviews to understand what consumers value the most in their insurance providers. The top feature by far is “Fast claim processing”.

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Posted in Auto Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance


Innovative Insurance IT Services: Tapping into Social Circles

Insurance is not considered to be an extremely innovative or exciting industry, and with reason. No one wants to be confronted with unexpected surprises when it comes to our protection. Being conservative in the insurance world is not bad, because less risk is a good thing.

Nevertheless, the world is not standing still.

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Posted in Auto Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance