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Important Things to Consider Before setting up a Group RRSP

Are you ready to implement a group retirement plan in your business? Now is a great time to begin the process before the RRSP contribution deadline of March 2nd. There are some important things to consider before setting up a Group RRSP, making these decisions early in the process will save you time and headaches…
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Why Many Small Businesses Don’t Have a Group Retirement Plan

Many small businesses don’t have a group retirement plan, even though the benefits of offering such a plan are obvious. Studies have shown that employee attraction, retention and engagement are increased by a group retirement plan. Many small business owners realize they should put a plan in place, but the have never found the time…
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Group Retirement Plan Questions from Employers due to COVID-19

In the middle of the second (third?) wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are coping with increased challenges and trying to minimize the financial impact. There are a number of group retirement plan questions from employers due to COVID-19 and its on-going impact. Here are some frequently asked questions from business owners about group retirement…
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Employers are Struggling to Balance Benefit Costs with Employee Well-Being

With the pandemic expected to continue well into 2021, employers are struggling to balance benefit costs with employee well-being. Canadian employers want to focus on employee well-being during the increased pressures from the pandemic but face the reality of declining revenue and the need to reduce costs. According to a new survey by Arthur J.…
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Using Virtual Wellness to Improve Employee Health

DENT Benefits has always promoted overall employee health and wellness. COVID-19 has disrupted work-life routines, requiring employers and advisors like DENT to evolved with the changing landscape and ensure employees continue to be supported in the “new normal.” Using virtual wellness to improve employee health during the pandemic is a great way to provide support…
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Five Keys for Employers in the COVID-19 Pandemic’s Second Wave

It is no secret the COVID-19 cases are rising across the country. A second wave of increasing infections bring uncertainty to the workplace as return-to-work plans become return-to-home plans. For the many business owners who are wondering how they can help their employees adapt, here are five keys for employers in the COVID-19 pandemic’s second…
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Manulife One – All-in-One Mortgage and Banking Account

Manulife is offering a revolutionary new banking system, an all-in-one mortgage and banking account. This new product allows you to combine your mortgage with your bank accounts, short-term savings, income, and other debts. Even if your mortgage is with your personal bank, that bank treats them as separate accounts and the amount you have in…
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COVID-19 Travel Insurance Coverage – Manulife Pandemic Travel Plan

COVID-19 has turned our world upside down and one of the biggest changes is the fear of travelling. Many people are concerned their current medical insurance will not cover them if they contract COVID-19 away from their home city/province. COVID-19 travel insurance coverage gives piece of mind to Canadians who need to travel for work…
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