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Why millennials need insurance

Insurance may not be top of mind for most millennials, but for people in their 20s and 30s, the time is right to get insured.

Canadians are unprepared for retirement, are you?

Sixty per cent of the respondents in the most recent Manulife survey commented they aren’t saving enough for retirement.

Why critical illness and disability coverage?

Critical illness and disability insurance are often overlooked, but are equally as important as life insurance.

Canada’s 2017 budget comments and highlights

Some of these new changes may require rethinking some existing tax planning you have in place.

The best time to buy life insurance is when you don’t need it!

Even if you don't think you need life insurance yet, you could get a much better policy by buying it early.

Where to look for investment growth

Investing is never cut and dry, so seek out a trusted financial professional for advice and do some research.

Successfully completing the farm transfer

First and foremost, start by talking about it now! Not tomorrow, not next week or year, right now.

Life insurance is an asset not an expense

For farm families and small businesses there are multiple benefits of using life insurance as an asset class to compliment investments.

Tips to make your retirement funds last

As ever larger numbers of the boomer generation start to retire, fixed income options are no longer delivering the way they used to.

Stettler school changes outlined as Clearview hosts open house

The future of Stettler’s public schools was the topic of discussion at an open house held last week in the Performing Arts Centre.

School trustees anticipate cuts in budget

Clearview Public Schools trustees are bracing themselves for funding cuts expected in this year’s provincial budget

Two pianos, one great party: Kinettes host Dueling Pianos fundraiser for playground

A pair of pianos kept the party going well into the wee hours as the Stettler Kinettes hosted another fundraiser

Big Valley man fills in and wins big

Last week was apparently meant to be the time for Big Valley to brag.

Local Christians raise prayers for the people of the Bahamas

For one afternoon, as winter drew to a close, their thoughts were centred on a tropical island — but not for the reason one might expect.

High demand provides a boost for bison farmers

Growing demand for bison meat has proven to be a boon for farmers in Alberta, according to an industry representative.

Hometown pride: Bantam A team takes provincial title

Cheered on by family and friends, the Stettler Bantam A Scotiabank Storm captured the provincial championship at home

Clearview surprised by province’s decision on diploma exam weighting

The superintendent of Clearview Public Schools said this week he was surprised by Alberta Education’s decision

Middle school archers win bronze in national event

A team of archers from Stettler Middle School (SMS) brought home the bronze last week after competing

Bantam girls beat Blazers to take provincial title

Stettler’s Bantam girls hung tough over a long weekend in Lacombe, and it paid off handsomely as the team claimed

Milking it: Alberta’s dairy farmers optimistic about the next generation

Tom Kootstra grew up on the family farm near Pitt Meadows, B.C., and for almost 20 years, he has run a dairy operation in the Ponoka area.