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Would you be prepared for a life-threatening illness?


Thankfully, we live in a day and age where we are more likely than ever to survive a life-threatening illness. With this however comes the sobering reality that many of us will have to endure the stresses that come with a critical illness. According to the Canadian Cancer Society 1 in 2.2 men and 1 in 2.4 women who are living in Canada will develop cancer in their lifetime. Along with this, every 7 minutes in Canada someone dies from heart disease or stroke. With life expectancy increasingly on the rise, the thought of critical illness seems to more be a question of when, not if. Critical Illness Insurance can provide peace of mind that you are prepared in the event a life-threatening illness and a tax-free lump sum cash payment when you need it most.


What is Critical Illness Insurance?

Critical Illness Insurance provides a tax-free lump-sum cash payment you can use however you need or want while recovering from a covered illness once you meet the survival period.


If a critical illness were to happen to you would you be prepared?

There are many costs that come with life-threatening illnesses.

Critical Illness Insurance can help with the cost of travel, lost wages, extra costs associated with medications, or interrupted savings and retirement savings.


What if I never make a claim?

You can opt for a return of premium option that can get you up to 100 percent of your money back in the event you don’t experience a critical illness.


To read more about other common myths and misconceptions click here.


Do I really need Critical Illness Insurance?

Use the know your risk calculator to see what your risk of disability, life-threatening injury or death before the age of 65 is.


Know Your Risk Calculator


To discuss critical illness insurance and what options may work for you or your business, contact Geoff Campbell at geoffcampbell@f55f.com

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