Money & Finances

How to choose the right type of life insurance

Term, permanent, participating or universal life insurance. There are different types of life insurance to choose from. But which one meets your needs and goals? Here’s what you need to know before you choose.

How to choose the right type of life insurance

Term, permanent, participating or universal life insurance. There are different types of life insurance to choose from. But which one meets your needs and goals? Here’s what you need to know before you choose.

  • May 27, 2021

    What are the main types of employee pension plans? (video)

    If you have an employee pension plan, it’s likely one of two kinds. Find out how each type of employee pension works. And see how understanding your own pension plan can help you make the most of your retirement savings.

  • May 25, 2021

    How to retire with a mortgage

    Pay off your mortgage before you retire, they say. Put the money you were spending on your mortgage into retirement savings, they say. But what if you can’t?

  • May 19, 2021

    How an advisor can help your business (video)

    Running a business can be financially challenging. But you don’t have to do it all alone. Here’s how an advisor can help. 

  • May 18, 2021

    What are mutual funds? (video)

    Learn how a mutual fund works and how investing in one can help you save for important financial goals like your retirement. 

  • May 12, 2021

    How RRIFs work

    A registered retirement income fund (RRIF) is a common way to turn your retirement savings into income. But what is a RRIF and how does it work?  Here are some important facts you need to know.

  • May 11, 2021

    What is supplemental health insurance and how does it work?

    Would it be a good idea to buy more health insurance, on top of your provincial plan? Knowing how supplemental health insurance works can help you decide. 

  • May 04, 2021

    What is a RRIF? (video)

    You can't keep your retirement savings in an RRSP forever. See how a RRIF gives you a way to turn your RRSP into income to help pay for your retirement. 

  • May 04, 2021

    How to use your RRSP to buy a house (infographic)

    The Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) lets you use your RRSP, tax-free, to buy your first house. But how does it work? And what are the conditions? Find out what it's all about and if it will work for you.

  • May 03, 2021

    2 common myths about estate planning

    When it comes to estate planning, many believe 2 common myths. We’ll separate fact from fiction so you can help make sure your legacy follows your wishes.

  • April 22, 2021

    Buying a house: What happens after your offer is accepted?

    You've found your new house and your offer was accepted. Now what? Here’s what you need to do before you get the keys and move in.