Do Millennials Need Life Insurance?

Given the long list of financial worries facing twenty-somethings, you’d think life insurance would be at the bottom of the list. But some experts think it’s a foundational piece of your financial plan. “Life insurance is typically the last thing millennials focus on. They are much more concerned about budgeting and paying off debts,” says […]

What business insurance do you need?

Insurance brokers see it all the time. A small business is hit with a lawsuit alleging negligence or a faulty product. The entrepreneur ends up losing a fortune or even goes bankrupt. “I have dozens of examples,” says Patrick Bouchard, a Quebec City insurance broker and acting chair of the Quebec Insurance Brokers Association. “Entrepreneurs […]

This is why you need to know about trade finance

Protectionists and trade-sceptics don’t panic: this is not another trade deal. Nobody would disagree that “trade finance” sounds more like a deadly combo than a recipe for miracles, but it is actually the lifeblood of most cross-border business transactions. As part of these, exporters require due payment for the goods and services they’re selling and […]