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What you may not know about supplemental health insurance

By Anne Levy-Ward, for BrighterLife.ca It’s easy to understand the importance of protecting ourselves and our families – we wear seatbelts, for example, because we understand how they keep us safe in case we’re in a car crash. We have…
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Recover Your Long Term Care Costs

Will your family be affected by the costs of caring for an aging loved one? Statistics Canada states over 350,000 Canadians 65 or older and 30% of those older than 85 will reside in long term care facilities. With increasing poor health and…
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Trends in health benefits for retirees

Since the late ’90s there has been a growing shift away from employers providing group health and dental coverage for retirees. Increasing healthcare costs, provincial de-listing of services, an aging population and changes to accounting…
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Marriage Isn't For You

Working with many clients we often need to work around the financial results that come from divorce.  I’ve always been known to work with the cause of a problem and then try to fix the effects that are created from it.  I believe it was…
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Do You Fly South for the Winter?

What Snowbirds Need to Know About Residency Rules After another harsh winter, many Canadians dream of joining the large number of Snowbirds who make their way to the dry warmth of California, Arizona and Florida each winter season. If you are…
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Do You Fly South for the Winter?

What Snowbirds Need to Know About Residency Rules After another harsh winter, many Canadians dream of joining the large number of Snowbirds who make their way to the dry warmth of California, Arizona and Florida each winter season. If you are…