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Helping working Canadians be healthy for over 20 years

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Helping working Canadians be healthy for over 20 years

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Helping working Canadians be healthy for over 20 years

Is Offering a Life Insurance Policy Worth It?

Feb 12 | 2019 Benefits

The proceeds from a life insurance policy can be used to pay off substantial debts that a family suddenly down to one income might otherwise be unable to cover, such as a mortgage. It’s also commonly used for funeral expenses, which can run an average of $10,000 or more. Consider...

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7 Weird and Wonderful Ways to Use a Personal Spending Account

Feb 05 | 2019 Wellness

This list is not complete and is meant only to reflect some of the lesser known uses of a PSA. It’s important to remember that the employer ultimately decides what is and isn’t covered when they set up the plan, and plan members looking to make claims should confirm their...

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Making the Case for Critical Illness Insurance

Jan 29 | 2019 Benefits

At Benefits by Design (BBD) Inc., we believe in the benefits of benefits (that’s sort of our thing). However, there’s one benefit that’s been receiving more and more attention lately that we want to talk about: Critical Illness Insurance. What is Critical Illness Insurance? Critical Illness (CI) Insurance covers plan...

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Unpacking Group Insurance for Employers: the What, the Why and the How

Jan 22 | 2019 Benefits

We know that group insurance can be a bit confusing, and providing a benefits plan to employees can seem like a daunting task. We want to cut through the noise and explain things in a way that everyone can understand. So we’re going to “unpack” group insurance and drill down...

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