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It’s Party Time!
It’s Christmas party season, and while with that comes fun, it also brings liability concerns as courts are holding employers in part or wholly responsible for injuries sustained at these events. Anyone holding an office party needs to be aware of a few key concerns, employment lawyer Gabe Somjen of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP told the Journal of Commerce.
Research shows that Canadians with financial plans feel they are saving more, living well, and experiencing higher levels of overall contentment in their lives. The Value of Financial Planning, a three-year longitudinal study which included close to 15,000 Canadians, was commissioned by FPSC® and the Financial Planning Foundation.
The study revealed that, regardless of net worth, Canadians who engage in comprehensive financial planning report significantly higher levels of financial and emotional well-being
Financial planners can help you plan for retirement, find the best way to finance a new home, save for your child’s education or simply help put your finances in order. Whatever your needs, working with an appropriately qualified financial planner is a crucial step in helping you meet short-term and long- term goals that will help ensure your future financial well-being.
Finding the right planner is extremely important because your choice will almost certainly affect the security of your financial future. The following questions will help you interview and evaluate financial planners to find a competent, qualified professional with whom you feel comfortable and whose business style suits your needs.
The chocolate bars, candy corn and sugar high will all eventually fade away, but the release of educational, instructional and accredited new courses from ILScorp is here to stay!
Maybe it’s something to do with our own sugar high, but ILScorp is ecstatic to announce the release of another new course, Introduction to the Claim Process and Claim Handling Techniques!
This course includes references from insurance experts regarding effective claims processing. It draws on tips. suggestions and recommendations they provide that are designed to ensure the smooth handling of claims. It also reviews common law duties that generally apply when handling insurance claims.
The Introduction to the Claim Process and Claim Handling Techniques is text-based, includes 5 lessons and takes approximately 2 hours to complete.
Happy Halloween! There are no ghosts, goblins or ghouls in ILScorps new creepy and eerie courses, but there are plenty of skeletons, eyeballs and grisly sinew to get you in the spooky spirit! Introducing a new course series, Adjusting Bodily Injury Claims. Written and narrated by Maurice McFadden, a 40 year industry veteran, three modules are available now with more modules available soon.
Trick or Treat? How about a new career! Treat yourself to a new career this fall with a Virtual Classroom insurance licensing or CAIB exam prep training program from ILS corp. You could be finished your Level 1 insurance licensing (or CAIB exam prep courses) in just 4 weeks and be ready to start your career in the Canadian insurance industry by November 28.
RIBO or OTL?
Both the RIBO (Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario) and OTL (Other Than Life) license allow you to sell home and auto insurance in Ontario, however the OTL qualifies you to be an Insurance Agent while the RIBO license qualifies you to be an Insurance Broker. OK, so what is the difference between an Insurance Agent and an Insurance Broker?
ILScorp is pleased to announce that a number of our courses are now approved for Continuing Education Credits by the Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC).
The same courses you will find in our Life/ A&S subscription bundle can now also be used for FPSC credit (please note – credit hours may vary for FPSC purposes).
This year’s Continuing Education deadline for Ontario insurance agents is just over 2 weeks away, and ILScorp is ready to help you complete your CE courses now. With more than 160, accredited Continuing Education courses now part of the ILScorp suite of online CE courses, Ontario insurance agents can quickly and easily complete their CE credits.