Life Services Toolkit (2019)
The Standard has partnered with Morneau Shepell to offer online tools and services, which can help you create a will, make advance funeral plans, and put your finances in order.
To access these resources, visit www.standard.com/mytoolkit and login with the Username: assurance
Estate Planning Assistance: Online tools walk you through the steps to prepare a will and create other documents, such as living wills, powers of attorney and health care agent forms.
Financial Planning: Consult online services to help you manage debt, calculate mortgage and loan payments, and take care of other financial matters.
Identity Theft Prevention: Check the website for ways to thwart identity thieves and resolve issues if identity theft occurs.
Funeral Arrangements: Use the website to calculate funeral costs, find funeral-related services and make decisions about funeral arrangements in advance.
Beneficiary Services: Life insurance beneficiaries can access services for 12 months after the date of death, or 12 months after the date of payment for recipients of an Accelerated Benefit. Supportive services can help your beneficiary cope after a loss, including grief support (up to six face-to-face sessions with a professional counselor and unlimited phone support), legal services (schedule an initial 30-minute office and a telephone consultation with a network attorney, and receive a 25% rate reduction for retaining the same attorney), financial assistance (unlimited phone access to financial counselors for your beneficiaries), and more.