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Lorne Marr




Lorne is a member of Advocis - The Financial Advisors Association of Canada. Lorne has also been a keynote speaker at numerous industry functions and has appeared in The National Post, The Toronto Sun, the Investment Executive, The Advisor's Edge and the Insurance Journal. His commitment to providing clients with value-added service has made him an industry leader.

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Collecting Life Insurance Benefit in Canada

When one considers life insurance, one often asks, “What official consequences does the loss of a loved one have?” and “How does one demand the proceeds warranted by an existing ..
(November 29, 2011)
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News about Critical Illness Insurance

Critical illness is nothing one would want to try. But since the probability of encountering critical illness is always there, it’s crucial that we take precautions so that one is able to ..
(November 16, 2011)
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Low Interest Rates in Canada to Remove Whole Life Insurance ..

As a way of encouraging growth throughout the international financial decline, universal overnight lending rate in Canada has remained at one per cent for 14 months with prospects of remaining at ..
(November 16, 2011)
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Understand Less Popular Insurance Policies

Today, let’s take a peek at three types of insurance products offered to everybody that are subject to myths or remain mostly unkown. My short list should provide an overview of what’s ..
(August 09, 2011)
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Large-Scale Calamities and Life Insurance in Canada

Things made a jump from bad to worse in Japan, first an earthquake, then came a tsunami and now the nuclear threat impending. It all makes our hearts ache for both survivors and victims. Quakes are ..
(May 06, 2011)
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Can Your Life Insurance Pay for the Price of Incineration?

Though cremation costs a lot less than a traditional burial in Canada, the cost of cremation can still vary widely depending on the complexity of the ceremony that you pick, the province that you ..
(May 06, 2011)
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Are Cocaine Users Insurable in Canada?

A 2009 Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey shows that crack and cocaine are among the most taken drugs by people over fifteen years of age, second only to marijuana. Whereas cannabis was .
(February 22, 2011)
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Life Insurance and a Cigar Smoker

Cigar smoker special: Enjoying the occasional stogy could cost you much more than the $170 you paid in exchange for that box of White Owls. That is, it could eat up a lot of your money in life ..
(February 22, 2011)
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What Is the Tactic when You Need Life Or Health Insurance ..

Even though one survives a stroke, it does not yet mean that he or she cannot purchase an insurance plan. Stroke patients suffer either from anomalies in the way brain veins supply oxygen to the ..
(February 15, 2011)
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How Can We Insure the Climate?

“Since when do insurance companies care about climate research?” you may wonder. If you are wondering as well, you should ask RSA Insurance Group plc, a UK based insurer operating ..
(December 21, 2010)
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Insurers' Forecasts

During the passed financial downturn, insurance companies were affected by the shrinkage of moeney and money equivalents just as fiercely as were banks or securities firms. The majority of insurers ..
(October 29, 2010)
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Great-West Fined for Corporate Transgression

“$456m fine;” that was the sentence that Great-West Lifeco Inc. got from judge Morissette at the beginning of October 2010. But what history has led to such an unmatched penalty given to ..
(October 15, 2010)
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European Financial Super–Controllers

In early September, the European Commission (EC) came to a resolution which brought about that the Council of Finance Ministers of the E. U. endorsed the establishment of several pan-European ..
(October 12, 2010)
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Children Who Rest Longer Weigh Less

Life insurance brokers often accentuate that lifestyle may be an important component in setting your life insurance price. Earlier this year, researchers showed that properly altering your ..
(September 20, 2010)
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Reserve Test of Europe’s Banking Houses: The Unpleasant ..

In the middle of 2010, the banking corporations of Europe filled in data for a test to show how their capital holdings were structured and how much the banks were fuelled by capital based in the ..
(September 20, 2010)
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New Basel Rules and the Canadian Banks

Embedded contingent capital is a term resonating in the latest discussions about banks and banking regulations. It is a concept which is impeding upon our banks. The Basel Committee paid attention to .
(August 31, 2010)
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Protests Against Mixed Martial Arts in Ontario

Mixed Martial Arts is a sport with some hundred-year-long tradition. The rules allow for a variety of fighting techniques to be used in every match. Therefore, martial artists with different skills ..
(August 27, 2010)
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Long-term Care Insurance

There may come a time in our senior years when we cannot live just on our own. According to statistical data, 50 per cent of Canadians are expected to need long-term care after the age of 75. With ..
(August 25, 2010)
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Life Insurance Companies Resist International Financial ..

Canadian insurers are pressing the federal regulatory bodies to change the accounting rules in their direction. In summary, the industry is trying to steer the lawmakers to amend the rules so that ..
(August 21, 2010)
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Understanding The Differences Between Disability Insurance and .

Income-replacement insurance, as disability insurance is often referred to, provides you with a regular periodic payment in case you ever should become disabled and unable to operate in a regular ..
(August 21, 2010)
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Standard Life: An Insurance Company Review

I would like to present to you the life insurance plans of Standard Life, which I plan to follow up by a few more articles on life insurance offers of other companies. Now, I will dig into Standard ..
(August 03, 2010)
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AIDS and Life Insurance in Canada: What to Know?

As of 2005, there were approximately 58,000 Canadian residents surviving with HIV/AIDS. If you have any immune system problems, including HIV/AIDS, chances are you will struggle to purchase classic ..
(August 03, 2010)
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AXA Canada Term Plan Gives You More: The Disability Benefit

AXA Insurance is a French corporation, founded in 1816. It has one of the best standings amoung insurance companies around the world. Only in Canada, AXA has a chain of over 4000 devoted brokers and ..
(August 03, 2010)
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The Seven Commandments of Buying Life Insurance

When acquiring life insurance, keep a careful eye out for the following seven pitfalls you can fall into: To try and make you part with your money, some unscrupulous brokers will try to get you to .
(August 01, 2010)
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Facts About Taking Out Mortgage Insurance When You're Buying a .

One area of Insurance that few people understand is their Mortgage Life Insurance. These types of purchases are often taken out when a lender authorizes a mortgage and the person applying for the ..
(August 01, 2010)
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