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Mark Cussen


Mark has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry, and has worked with investments, insurance and mortgages as well as income tax...

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Why Life Insurance Should Be Part of Your Personal Finance Plan
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Tiffanie Demasters

Commercial Insurance & Risk Mangement Advisor

Tiffanie Demasters, PRIS, CIC, CRM is a Commercial Insurance Producer and Risk Management Advisor with 18 years of insurance industry experience. She...

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Blanket Coverage: Understanding the Basics
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Maurice Draine


Maurice Draine is a former insurance agent, broker, underwriter tech, and agent sales support rep with over 15 years of professional writing...

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Maternity Coverage: Does Your Insurance Have You Covered?
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Marc Jorge Estrella


Marc Jorge Estrella is an insurance professional with extensive interdisciplinary experience in the property and casualty insurance industry. His...

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Driving to Mexico? Here's What You Need to Know About Auto Insurance
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Aaron Moser


Aaron is a qualified associate financial planner (QAFP) with ten years of experience working with individuals and business owners, nine with Freedom...

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Term Versus Permanent Life Insurance: Which Should I Choose?
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Darrel Pendry

Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Many business owners and their families are going without adequate protection and advice. Having experienced this first hand in his family, Darrel is...

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How to Get a Life Insurance Quote Online: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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Hervin Pesa


Hervin is a Certified Financial Planner and a Registered Retirement Counsellor. In his previous roles, he taught the LLQP and eventually led into a...

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An In-Depth Look at Term Life Insurance
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Judith Pila


Judith is an Account Manager with an insurance brokerage in Edmonton. She is also involved with the Insurance Institute of Canada as a Career...

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What You Need to Know About Motorcycle Insurance
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Jodie L Stauffer


Jodie Stauffer is an experienced Certified Financial Planner® and the owner of JL Stauffer Financial Consulting Ltd. Prior to opening her firm,...

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Seniors' Life Insurance: How to Make Sure You're Covered
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Jacques Wong


Jacques grew up around the insurance industry and began actively participating in 2013. Since then, he has gotten a Level 2 license, won Insurance...

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Life Insurance Companies: 67 of the Biggest Carriers in the U.S.


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David Hughes


David Hughes worked as a researcher and writer for two California litigation law firms between 1988 and 2005, and has worked on a freelance basis...

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What Marijuana Use Means for Your Life Insurance
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Kaitlyn Kokoska


Kaitlyn Kokoska is a content writer and ex-Personal Insurance Broker from Edmonton, AB. After dipping her toes in the insurance industry, she...

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Buying Versus Leasing a Car: Which Is Better?
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Steven Porrello


Steven Porrello is a writer at Insuranceopedia and a frequent contributor to Motley Fool Canada. Over the years he's developed a passion for...

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From the Experts: Top Tips for Saving Money on Your Insurance
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Janice Tober


Janice Tober is the executive editor of and a freelance travel and lifestyle writer. She specializes in finance and insurance, small...

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When Your Insurance Company Won't Pay (And What to Do)
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