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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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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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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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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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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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Is Critical Illness Insurance Worth It?
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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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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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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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Your Credit Score and Your Insurance Premium
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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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Do I Really Need Wedding Insurance? Saying I Do to Peace of Mind
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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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Insuranceopedia Staff


Whether you're facing an insurance issue or just seeking helpful information, Insuranceopedia aims to be your trusted online resource for…

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Leasing Vs Buying A Car: Which Is Better?


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Kayla Sloan


Kayla Sloan is the chief editor for Pacific Prime, an international health insurance agent that provides professional advice on various health…

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Bennett O'Brien

Freelance Writer

Bennett O'Brien is a freelance writer from the state of Massachusetts in the United States. He holds a bachelor's degree from Westfield State…

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4 Types of Liability Insurance Every Business Should Have
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Charlene Royston


Charlene is a seasoned freelance writer and small business owner. She has a strong background in finance, mortgages, real estate, hospitality, and…

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A Look at Uninsurable Risk
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David Rodeck


David is a professional writer who specializes in making insurance, investing, and financial planning understandable. Before writing full-time, he…

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Daryl Meyer


Daryl Meyer is the owner of Meyer's Insurance Ltd. Meyer's Insurance Ltd. provides a complete line of property and casualty products and represents…

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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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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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How to Compare Car Insurance Quotes, Rates and Offers
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Intact Insurance


Intact Insurance is Canada’s largest personal and business insurance company. They offer vehicle, home, and business insurance through a network of…

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Rob McBroom


Rob McBroom is the executive editor at Pacific Prime, a leading international health insurance broker based in Asia that provides professional advice…

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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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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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Claire Boyte-White

Vice President

After obtaining her insurance producer’s license in 2009, Claire worked directly with clients on policies covering everything from fleet auto…

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Insurance Agents: What’s the Point?
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