Introducing the Cowan Financial Literacy Index

July 17, 2017

Do your employees experience health issues related to financial strain? Between juggling daily personal finances and making decisions related to future financial security, employees can find themselves shouldering an ever-increasing amount of...

Spotlight Newsletter | Summer 2017

July 12, 2017

This newsletter is designed to provide you with a broad spectrum of insights and interpretations of industry developments and features information for both our individual and group benefit/pension clients. Spotlight presents...

Target Date Funds – Can One Size Really Fit All?

July 7, 2017

Target Date Funds are a low maintenance investment option designed to automatically shift the asset mix out of equities and into fixed income, in tandem with a targeted retirement date. Also known as Life Cycle Funds—this pre-packaged...

Employee Happiness

July 7, 2017

The 2017 World Happiness Report compiled data collected from people in over 150 countries to study happiness around the world. The report, published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, found that although simply having gainful...

5 Ways Employees Can Make the Most of their Tax Refund

May 9, 2017

With tax season behind us and our sights set on the summer ahead, many Canadians may find themselves deliberating over the best way to utilize the tax refund they received from the government.  For a more stress-free summer, here are some...

Medically Assisted Death and the Law

May 9, 2017

Over 1,000 gravely ill Canadian adults have accessed Medical Assistance In Dying (MAID) to end their lives since the medical procedure became legal across Canada in June 2016, and experts expect these numbers to rise. It is reported that, on average,...

Spring Run Off Raises Funds for London Abused Women’s Centre

April 19, 2017

On Saturday, April 1st, Heather McLachlin, President of Cowan Insurance Group, joined fellow business leaders, government officials and members of the London community to take part in the 2017 Spring Run Off in support of the London Abused...