Category: Business

Nov 01

LegalShield Testimonial: Wireless Service Provider

My son got a cell phone for his 16th birthday. He was told he had unlimited texting. No one explained the difference between texting and MMS. This was 9 years ago and that was all new. When his first bill came in, there were charges for $168 worth of messages! My wife was on the …

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Nov 01

LegalShield Testimonial: Power of Attorney

Having been named Power of Attorney for both my mother and father, I was in a dilemma when Dad had a major stroke and really couldn’t be reasonably expected to make decisions and Mom was in a coma. I was being asked to make a decision about taking my mother off life support. Dad was …

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Nov 01

LegalShield Testimonial: Can I use my membership for a medical question?

My wife was with my son after surgery while I was home with the other kids. My son had just had a lung removed and was in extreme pain. We suspected a possible blood clot in his legs after surgery. It was Saturday on a holiday weekend in May and there was only skeleton staff. …

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Oct 06

Cappuccino, So Hard To Find A Good One!

Cappuccino at Creative Bean

Cappuccino became my favourite drink almost 40 years ago when I went on a school trip to Italy. The problem is finding a good one in Canada. Until now! Cappuccino This Italian specialty, cappuccino, is usually made with a double espresso and steamed milk. I like cocoa sprinkled on mine. No sweetener for me! I’m …

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Feb 20

How can you say no if you don’t know what you are saying no to?

Have you ever caught yourself saying no to something a friend tries to ask you to look at when you don’t really even no what they are asking? Is Saying No Automatic? Most of us have friends and family who are involved in things we know nothing about. They may try to involve us and …

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Aug 11

MLM (Multi Level Marketing) Credibility

Wealth pyramid

MLM (Multi Level Marketing) companies today have more credibility than most “legitimate” businesses. Compared to when I started working, loyalty of “legitimate business” to employees is rare and full time employment with a living wage is almost non-existent. The problem is that MLM associates allow themselves to go on the defensive and feed the myth that having …

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Feb 23

Jobs with benefits are an endangered species.

Barry graduating from elementary school in 1975.

Would you believe that the lack of employee benefits has a negative effect on health and well-being?! Employee benefits are a thing of the past for about one-third of most Ontarians according to a report released by The Wellesley Institute and referenced in a Toronto Star article February 17, 2015. Employee Benefits Many today would find it difficult …

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Feb 11

Will you or won’t you?

Your Will is your last love letter to your family.  Do you care about your family? Will you leave that last letter or won’t you? During the winter, we (North Americans) do a lot more travelling than usual.  We often hear about accidents on the highways due to weather, frequently with tragic results. This makes me think it’s …

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Dec 10

They’re trying to shut down your daycare. What do you do?

Parent with kids in tow.

There have been changes to laws governing daycare.  Do you know how they affect you?  Unlicensed home day care in particular is under attack these days.  Your #LegalSavingsPlan can save you a lot of time, stress and money. What are the legal risks? Legislative changes. Numbers and timing. False allegations. Liabilities. Laws are constantly changing …

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Oct 16

Are your friends and family driving you nuts with their business opportunity?

We all have them and many of us are them; family and friends who drive us nuts with their newest business opportunity. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY In today’s economy, we are all looking for a way to make some extra money.  Some will do “work on the side” with a special skill.  For example, my brother was …

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