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Things to watch in 2015

As your group benefit specialist we pride ourselves on keeping on top of what is happening in the Group Life, Health and Investment marketplace in Canada. One of the things we will be continuing to track is what the Ontario Government is proposing with the Ontario Registered Pension Plan (ORPP).  We will be involved in industry […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

   From our family to yours we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Travel Out of Country- 90 Day Stability Clause

As many of our friends and family are planning trips for the holidays please be sure to review the terms of your Out of Country Medical Emergency travel plan.  If you are not certain of your coverage you should contact either your insurance company, your plan administrator or your group benefits specialist for details. Most Out of […]

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Women Mean Business

The second issue of Flourish, by Women Mean Business has been launched. Check out Debra’s article on page 11 where she discusses the importance of protecting your greatest assets. Click to read all the fab articles:http://hendersonprinting.com/digitaleditions/wmbnovdec2014/files/10.html A Small to Medium-Sized Business should not perceive itself as “small”. It’s a business. Its employees want access to […]

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Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce- Board Elections

We are very excited to announce that Richard Dobing GBA, CMS, HIA has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce.  Richard is very excited about this opportunity and looks forward to working with other Board Members and meeting with local business owners to discuss how the Chamber can assist.  […]

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Strategic Benefits sponsors Rotary Community Auction

Click now and start your bidding at this years Cataraqui-Kingston Community Auction.  All proceeds go to support local and international humanitarian projects!  There are many great deals to be had with gifts graciously donated by local businesses!

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The Next Generation in Group Benefits

Kanupriya Vashisht | October 21, 2014 – http://www.benefitscanada.com/benefits/health-benefits/the-next-generation-of-benefits-plans-57898 Going forward, smart employers will customize their benefits to stay relevant to employees of all ages A little over a decade ago, group benefits were standard fare: traditional health, dental and vision, geared toward the undemanding average employee. But changing demographics have triggered a culture shift, prompting canny employers to […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Below are a couple of myths about breast cancer that we should all be aware of. 1.  THE BREAST CANCER MYTH Finding a lump in your breast means you have breast cancer. THE TRUTH Only a small percentage of breast lumps turn out to be cancer.  But if you […]

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease, or related dementia, affects an estimated 500,000 Canadians, and statistics predict that this number will double within a generation. Fortunately, for every person living with Alzheimer’s disease, there are also many family members and friends providing care and support. Alzheimer’s disease will eventually affect how a person thinks, […]

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Social Media & Strategic Benefits

Check out Richard’s recent article in SmallBizAdvisor.ca. http://www.smallbizadvisor.ca/your-business/building-a-social-media-presence-how-to-get-started-2810 In this article Richard talks about the importance of Social Media and how every business should have a social media plan and presence. Richard Dobing (@strategicben), a small business advisor at Strategic Benefits & Insurance Services Ltd. in Kingston, Ont., strongly suggests that advisors take a social media […]

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