History of money and the development of insurance

The concepts behind money and insurance have been around a very long time. Bartering was the first system of trade. I’ll give you an axe if you help me hunt a mastodon. Some time in the distant past, our ancestors started using various objects as currency — things like salt, beads and shells. The point […]

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Insurance 101: Term and Permanent

Like each of us, life insurance policies have different strengths. They each have their own purpose, features and benefits. When we’re considering life insurance options from places like policyme.com, we all look for different things depending on the specific needs of our own loved ones. When planning what life insurance is right for you, there […]

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Women & Insurance: Are Women Missing Out?

Today’s women wear many hats – both as professionals and as caregivers. According to Statistics Canada, women represent 47% of the Canadian workforce but also continue to provide the majority of care for children, dependents and the elderly. Have you considered how those you care for would cope if you were unable to provide your […]

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Life After Graduation: Jobs, Loans and Insurance

Life after graduation is never as easy as it seems. We as educators know that students look forward to the day where they will not have to complete any more exams, coursework and assignments. But when the day finally arrives, we know that it suddenly becomes difficult to think about what life is like not […]

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