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Guidelines for setting up a Private Health Services Plan in Canada

by K. Fry

Jul 31, 2015 10:43:00 AM

As a small business owner in Canada looking for a cost efficient health and dental insurance plan, a Private Health Services Plan (PHSP) is a viable option. Thousands of self employed business owners have been using this plan to reduce the cost of their out of pocket medical expenses.

Here are the key guidelines for setting up a Private Health Services Plan (PHSP) in Canada.

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5 Key Health Spending Account Tax Implications

by K. Fry

Jul 28, 2015 12:00:00 PM

A Health Spending Account is a cost effective means for a small business owner to pay for personal medical expenses.

Here's 5 Health Spending Account tax implications:

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Let the sunshine in – but know your limits

by Copeman Healthcare

Jul 27, 2015 10:58:15 AM

We’ve all done it. Whether basking in the rays on a park bench, lounging on the shores of a Caribbean beach, or feeling the sun’s warmth on our bare legs for the first time after a long winter, there’s no doubt that sunlight makes us feel good.

As the source of a number of important elements, including the formation of vitamin D, sunlight is essential to our general health, mood and well-being. Being active, enjoying the outdoors and soaking up the sun are all aspects of enjoying the summer season. However, too much of a good thing can be harmful if the right precautions to protect yourself are not taken. Finding an appropriate balance between the risks and benefits of sunlight is critical.

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Small business owner medical expense deductions in Canada

by K. Fry

Jul 23, 2015 1:11:42 PM

There are a multitude of small business owner medical expense deductions available by using a Health Spending Account or Private Health Services Plan.  

Here's a quick peek at the types of deductions.

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Overcoming 6 common barriers to healthy lifestyle change

by Copeman Healthcare

Jul 21, 2015 9:19:53 AM

The barriers to successful change are deep-rooted and difficult to overcome. However, with appropriate knowledge, guidance and support, you can make healthy lifestyle changes and look forward to impressive results.

 

 

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