PolicyMe Blog

Stories about life, finances and insurance

Health | 7 minutes

Coronavirus and Life Insurance: What Is the Impact?

With all the recent developments in the world, here are all your questions about COVID-19 and life insurance answered.

Life Insurance | 10 minutes

Reasons Life Insurance Won't Pay Out - And Why You Don’t Need to Worry

Worried about the reasons life insurance won't pay out? Rest easy - this is so extremely rare. Here's some of the reasons (and why you don't need to worry!).

Life Insurance | 7 minutes

Best Individual Life Insurance Plans for Canadians

Buying individual life insurance is a lot like any other purchase. But the good news is it doesn't have to be a headache to find. Here's the top choice for individual life insurance plans.

Life Insurance | 10 minutes

Understanding Your Employee Benefit Plan & Life Insurance Through Work

Starting a new job can be exciting, stressful, and even a bit disorienting. Amidst the onboarding, you may not have time to dive into your group life insurance and employee benefit plan.

Life Insurance | 8 minutes

The Best Life Insurance for Couples in Canada

If you’re moving in with your partner or getting married, you’ve probably had a lot on your mind. But have you thought about buying life insurance as a couple?

Life Insurance | 9 minutes

Life Insurance 101: Is Life Insurance Taxable?

Is life insurance taxable? In most cases, no. Here's a breakdown of what you need to know about life insurance and taxes.

Life Insurance | 10 minutes

Life Insurance Calculator - How to Use PolicyMe's Life Insurance Checkup

Use PolicyMe’s free life insurance calculator and the tips we share to calculate the cost of a policy based on your needs.

Financial Health | 12 minutes

Financial Planning for Canadians

Nearly 50% of Canadians don’t have any form of financial planning in place – are you a part of that group? If you are, it's time to get started.

Financial Health | 9 minutes

Retirement Planning for Canadians

As an adult, you’re so busy that retirement planning can seem far away. But it's best to start now - and here's what you need to know.

Ask Us Anything | 6 minutes

Routing Numbers: Where To Find Them And When To Use Them

A routing number is a banking code in Canada that consists of 8–9 numerical digits. It makes it easy to identify the financial institution and branch location associated with a bank account.

Life Insurance | 10 minutes

Comparing Life Insurance Quotes

If you’ve ever looked into life insurance before, you probably know that it’s pretty easy to get life insurance quotes. What’s downright confusing? Trying to compare the quotes and understand what each one offers.

Life Insurance | 5 minutes

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

How much coverage should you buy? In this article, we explain who should buy life insurance and how much life insurance you need.

Life Insurance | 10 minutes

What is Life Insurance? Everything You Need to Know

At its simplest form, life insurance is a security blanket for your loved ones. It is there to protect anyone who depends on you financially in the worst case scenario.

Life Insurance | 4 minutes

How To Save Money When Buying Life Insurance

Buying life insurance is important for protecting your family. But just like when you binge shop on Amazon, it’s easy to spend much more money than you need to. Here are a few tips on how to save money on life insurance and still getting the coverage you need.

Life Insurance | 9 minutes

The Differences Between Term And Whole Life Insurance

If you’ve put off looking into a life insurance policy, you’re not alone. But the reality is that if we want to protect our families, most of us will need to stop procrastinating and purchase life insurance eventually. So, what do you need to know about it?

Life Insurance | 5 minutes

Three Differences Between Term and Whole Life Insurance

Here are some important factors about term and whole life insurance to keep in mind and guide you as you consider your life insurance plan.