What to do when your adviser retires — just as you are heading into retirement, too

February 22, 2018

Category: Estate Planning, Future Planning, Retirement

If you find yourself nearing retirement and suddenly having to find new service providers, ie., financial advisor, doctor, or dentist, there are a number of areas you should consider when choosing a new provider. Your needs may have changed from when you first started working with these service providers and it is worthwhile to consider these changes before starting out with someone new so you can ensure that the fit is appropriate. The article examines the areas you should consider and provides a few questions to ask yourself during the process.

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Proposed drug policy changes put sick Canadians at risk, patient advocate warns

February 22, 2018

Category: Critical Illness Insurance, Long Term Care

Implications for patients with rare medical diseases if the Canadian Government follows through with the patented drug pricing policy review and makes changes to the current policy. Many Canadians who rely on having access to medications for rare diseases will be affected by the changes as it will make the drugs more difficult to obtain for these patients. Canada already lags behind several other countries in accessing these rare medications.

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Manulife Vitality

September 21, 2016

Category: Life Insurance

Manulife is adding the Vitality program to some of its life insurance products to enable healthy people earn rewards and discounts on their insurance. So far it seems to be a refreshing change to traditional insurance.

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Healthy at 100

April 1, 2016

Category: Joe's Reading List

In this audiobook, John Robbins provides ideas on how to increase not only your lifespan but also your healthspan and how to age with more vitality and happiness.

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