Understanding health insurance

How to choose a health insurance plan that’s right for you and your family

Personal health insurance. Critical illness insurance. Disability insurance. Long-term care insurance. Here’s a quick way to compare their key features and find out what’s right for you and your loved ones.

 

How to choose a health insurance plan that’s right for you and your family

Personal health insurance. Critical illness insurance. Disability insurance. Long-term care insurance. Here’s a quick way to compare their key features and find out what’s right for you and your loved ones.

 

  • March 05, 2018

    How to protect yourself from benefits fraud

    Benefits claim fraud is a big problem. If you have group medical and dental coverage, here’s why you should care — and five things you can do.

  • September 19, 2017

    How will I cover my health costs when I retire?

    If you’re developing a retirement budget, remember to factor in costs that your province’s health plan doesn’t cover, such as prescription eyeglasses.

  • September 07, 2017

    Caring for elderly parents

    Are you worried about caring for your aging parents? Do you wonder how you’re going to deal with their finances? Here are some tips to help you plan and prepare.

  • August 16, 2017

    Fraud prevention tips: Lessons from health benefits scandals

    Health benefits fraud is in the news again. Here’s why you should care about benefits scams, and what you can do to protect your coverage.

  • August 11, 2017

    Underwriting 101

    Underwriting is a word you may see if you’re looking at buying insurance. Here’s what it means and how you could use it to save yourself some money.

  • July 31, 2017

    Who pays for home healthcare?

    Cash-strapped governments are shifting healthcare delivery into the home. But if you need more than the government provides, how will you pay for it?

  • May 15, 2017

    How to use insurance to protect and build wealth

    Carefully chosen insurance coverage can not only help protect the wealth you’re working hard to build — it can also help you build it further.

  • May 04, 2017

    The benefits of group benefits

    Here’s why small-business owners need to start thinking about offering group benefits to their employees.

  • April 27, 2017

    How to protect your finances from a health crisis

    A serious illness can threaten your finances as much as it threatens your health. Find out what you can do to protect yourself and your family.

  • April 18, 2017

    How do employee benefit plans work?

    Employer-sponsored benefit plans deliver more than just drug and dental coverage. The more you understand about these plans, the better.