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Smoking and Life Insurance

Smoking and Life Insurance

Everyone now knows that smoking is bad for our health and that it shortens our life expectancy.  As a result life insurance companies take smoking into account when underwriting a life insurance application. In fact, there are actually "smoking" and "non-smoking"...

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Joint Life Insurance Plans

Joint Life Insurance Plans

One type of life insurance that many people do not consider is joint life insurance. With a joint life insurance policy there are two or more insured people on one plan instead of just one insured person. There are several main types of joint life plans: "joint first...

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Finance And Elderly Parents

Finance And Elderly Parents

As parents get older, circumstances can sometimes be reversed, and the children assume the care of their parent(s). Loss of a spouse, health concerns and/or advanced age are factors that can affect your parent(s) independence. This role reversal can be a difficult...

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Aneurysms and Life Insurance

Aneurysms and Life Insurance

Introduction This blog article discusses the effects an aneurysm has on a life insurance application. We first cover aneurysms in general. We then offer tips on fast-tracking your application as well as likely underwriting outcomes. What is an Aneurysm? An aneurysm is...

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Craig Baker has been our broker ever since we started with benefits over 10 yrs ago. He has always been there to help us save money on premiums, assist with claims and answer any questions from my team.

— Oded, President of a Manufacturing Company in Concord, ON

Craig has been a great asset in assisting me with navigating the Canadian benefits universe, which is quite different than the US. Craig’s knowledge of the Canadian health care plans, and his insights as to the plan design and options have been a great benefit to our Canadian Team.

— Maureen, Human Resources from Princeton, NJ USA

Craig has made the seemingly daunting experience of purchasing term life insurance easy by carefully walking me through the process Craig also helped me discover how much I needed to protect my family.

— Prad, Systems Analyst from Markham, ON

Baker & Baker always answer my calls promptly, I am semi-retired and travel frequently. Craig makes it easy for me to go away with peace of mind.

— Cathy, Technical writer from Erin, ON