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The Cascading Life Insurance Strategy

A Lifetime Gift for your Grandchildren If you are a grandparent wishing to provide an asset for your grandchildren without compromising your own financial security you may want to consider an estate planning application known as “Cascading…
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Co-ordinate Your Health-Care Plans and Save

by Susan Yellin, BrighterLife.ca Do you and your spouse or partner each have a health-care benefits plan at work? Here’s how to make the most of them. Whether it’s the traditional two-parent family or the more modern blended household,…
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How to survive a long-haul flight

By Lisa Ng, BrighterLife.ca Heading off on a lengthy flight? Extended air travel isn’t much fun, but here’s how to make your flight as pleasant as possible. I recently completed my first 13-hour flight to Tokyo and it was by far the…
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Aging well

Shared  from Sheppell fgi I was born in 1949, and this year I’m hitting a significant milestone.  There is no real magic at 65 and yet, in our culture, it is a formal marker for the beginning of “old age”.  The other day when my 90-year-old…