Despite the weak Canadian dollar, winter-weary snowbirds and March breakers are still heading south for vacation. If you’re one of these people, you probably understand that you need to pack more than just sunscreen for protection. Even if your travel budget is tight, spending a bit extra on travel insurance could save your family thousands…
Receiving perks through work for health and wellness can go a long way for your budget – but how much are workplace benefits worth? Gordon Powers breaks it down.
Disability and critical insurance can seem complicated – not only must you choose the right level of coverage, but you also have the option of adding an insurance rider to your policy; as with home insurance, many life insurance policies come with riders. But what exactly is an insurance rider, and how do they work? And what should policy holders be aware of when adding one to their coverage?
Benefits fraud, when employees make false claims of medical services, can cost empoyers millions – and raise premiums for everyone else.
Perks may abound for the self employed, but one notable side effect to being your own boss is lack of company health benefits. Even with Canada’s enviable healthcare system, unexpected expenses incurred by prescriptions, disability or long term illness is enough to make anyone ill. Avoid shelling out when you’re under the weather by knowing your self employment benefit options.