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Foresters Financial announces the inclusion of a Charity Benefit provision to recent enhancements to its Advantage Plus insurance product in Canada

Toronto, ON (Jan. 2, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, is pleased to announce the inclusion of an incomparable Charity Benefit provision to the recent enhancement to our Advantage Plus1 participating whole life insurance product in Canada. The Charity Benefit provision makes it easy for Advantage Plus certificate holders to make a… Read more »

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Manulife Vitality program now offering Apple Watch, encouraging members to live a more active lifestyle

Manulife is the first life insurer in Canada to reward members for making healthy choices and being active Waterloo, ON (Oct. 23, 2017) – Manulife today announced the launch of its new Manulife Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch program, a further enhancement to the Manulife Vitality program. The program motivates Canadians who have purchased… Read more »

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Canadian Life and Health Insurance Coverage Grew in 2016

Toronto, ON (Sept. 27, 2017) – The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) today released the 2017 Edition of Canadian Life and Health Insurance Facts. This year’s “factbook” shows that the industry continues to experience growth in both life and health insurance products. “This speaks to Canadians’ confidence in our industry’s ongoing ability to… Read more »

Sun Life introduces interactive digital coach to help Clients navigate and maximize their benefits and pension plans

‘Ella’ is the first online coach launched by a Canadian insurer Toronto, ON (Sept. 12, 2017) – Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada is launching another Canadian life insurance industry first with the introduction of ‘Ella’, an interactive digital coach who will help Clients fully utilize their benefits and pension plans. This new technology, which… Read more »

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Canadians Falling Short of Retirement Savings Goals

Despite some economic gains, most employed Canadians continue to fall short of their retirement savings goals: Canadian Payroll Association’s 2017 Survey finds spending and debt levels remain high, with roughly half of workers still living pay cheque toay cheque Toronto, ON (Sept. 6, 2017) – Even though there have been some signs of economic improvement… Read more »

Sun Life makes it quick and easy for Canadians to apply for life insurance online

New digital offerings with a range of terms and coverage help Clients meet financial and health needs in as little as ten minutes Toronto, ON (Aug. 30, 2017) – Canadians can now apply online for life insurance in less time than it takes to make a cup of coffee or wait for transit, thanks to Sun… Read more »

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Canada Ranks 11th in 2017 Natixis Global Retirement Index

Country drops one spot in annual global comparison of wellbeing in retirement Economic opportunity becomes increasingly unbalanced, growing ratio of retirees to workers hurt Canadian ranking “The Economics of Retirement” special report is first in a series offering insight on the issues affecting retirees around the world Toronto, ON (July 19, 2017) — Canada fell… Read more »

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Invisor Launches Invisor TermLife Partnering With Teachers Life Insurance

Toronto, ON (May 15, 2017) – For Canadians looking to purchase insurance online, comparing policies and prices can become difficult and time-consuming. To simplify the process, Invisor has launched Invisor TermLife Insurance, a fully digital insurance buying experience – the first of its kind for a Canadian robo-advisor. The service is announced alongside a partnership… Read more »

Manulife First Again With Insurance Innovations

Eliminating nicotine, blood, urine testing for policies up to $1 million for eligible applicants on all life insurance products Waterloo, ON (Feb. 11, 2017) – Manulife today announced that it has expanded its industry-leading predictive analytics program to include up to $1 million of coverage without the need for nicotine, blood and urine testing on… Read more »

Canadians Lack Awareness Of Seg Funds’ Benefits

RBC Insurance poll: 87 per cent of Canadians aged 55 and over agree that they’d like an investment product with guarantees on their principal that also offers growth opportunities, but 60 per cent are unaware this option exists with Seg Funds. Seg Funds offer the growth potential of a mutual fund with the comfort of… Read more »