Mortgage insurance vs. life insurance: What you need to know
June 22, 2023

Mortgage insurance vs. life insurance: What you need to know

Do you need mortgage insurance to protect your home? Or would life insurance do more for you? Learn about the difference between mortgage insurance and life insurance. Find out which one better protects your home and family.

7 life insurance mistakes to avoid
May 03, 2023

7 life insurance mistakes to avoid

Protect yourself from life insurance mistakes with these tips from a Sun Life advisor.

Do I need life insurance for my baby?
February 16, 2023

Do I need life insurance for my baby?

Getting life insurance for your baby can help protect you financially from the unthinkable. But there are other benefits too.

Life insurance for smokers
January 30, 2023

Life insurance for smokers

Smoking can add a huge price to your health and your life insurance premium. But just how much more is it costing you in the long run? And what happens to your life insurance if you quit?

How to talk about money with your spouse
December 14, 2022

How to talk about money with your spouse

It’s a sensitive subject for many people, but financial check-ins can make your future brighter as a couple. Here’s how to start.

Do you need life insurance when you’re retired?
September 30, 2022

Do you need life insurance when you’re retired?

Do you think life insurance is just for people with mortgages and kids? Do retired people need to keep their life insurance, or even buy more? Find out why the answer could be “yes.”

How does insurance work after divorce?
August 08, 2022

How does insurance work after divorce?

You may think divorce cuts the ties that bind. But if child or spousal support is involved, you’re financially united for richer and for poorer.

Why name a beneficiary?
August 05, 2022

Why name a beneficiary?

You can’t take it with you. But there’s a hassle-free way to leave your money behind: name a beneficiary wherever you can.

How much does a funeral cost?
July 20, 2022

How much does a funeral cost?

What does the average funeral cost in Canada? See an example of funeral costs and services, and how to pay for it.

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Use this calculator to find out how your net worth – the difference between what you own (your assets) and  what you owe (your liabilities) compares to other Canadians.

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