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The Elephant in the Room: Let’s Talk Commission…

It’s no secret that insurance advisors earn commission on the Life Insurance policies they sell, but the exact details of how this works are often hush hush. That’s because there is no industry regulation demanding that advisors disclose how much compensation they earn from a specific policy. Unless a client asks, most advisors won’t share […]

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The Happiness Trap

What do you really want in life? Some variation of “I want to be happy” is a common response. Wanting to be happy is natural. After all, it’s a very pleasant emotional state that’s associated with various hormones and neurochemical reactions that make us feel good. Everybody wants to be happy because everybody wants to […]

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[Costa Rica] Power, Freedom, and a Whole Lot of Water

Water. It’s one of the most important substances on earth. Over 70% of the Earth’s surface is water, and almost 60% of the human body is made up of water. Water is everywhere and something we should revere. So why do I find it so difficult to come to terms with water? Why does this force […]

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2018 Federal Budget Update – Life Insurance Shines

The last two federal budgets presented by the Liberal government were an attempt to make taxes “fair.” Several of the tax measures specifically targeted private corporations. Currently, Canadian Controlled Private Corporations (CCPCs) may qualify for a small business tax deduction—a deduction that reduces the tax rate on business income under $500,001 to 12% (combined federal […]

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An Open Letter to Larry Fink

Dearest Larry, I’ll open with a sincere thank you. Thank You. One more time. Thank You. Bernie Geiss, our founder, excitedly sent the Washington Post article about your annual letter to CEO’s to our team on Tuesday evening. It was the first email I opened on Wednesday morning before my customary workout. It was like […]

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6 Qualities of an Environmentally Conscious Traveler [Guest Post]

This post was written by our friends and fellow certified BCorp members at Bodhi Surf and Yoga in Costa Rica.  Many of us will be travelling to visit family, catch up with friends, and get away this year. How are you getting to your destination? What activities will you enjoy once you’re there? What will […]

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2018: The Year of Business for Good

It’s that time of year again, where we reflect on the one that just finished and we look ahead to the one to come. We’ve said goodbye to the turkey, chocolates, and other goodies for a while, and we’re focusing on the changes we wish to create this year.  We’re going to change our weight, […]

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Federal Government’s Tax Proposal

A lot has been written about the federal government’s proposed changes to private company taxation.  And, undoubtedly, a lot more will be written as the new rules come to pass. The proposals have been tweaked since their introduction back in the summer, with the focus now being on income splitting and passive investments. You can […]

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