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The value of protection advice

Protection should be considered as the foundation of all financial planning. After all, if things go awry and you suddenly find yourself in dire financial straits, who or what could you rely on to keep you and your family afloat?

Service personnel

Financial top tips for service personnel

Service personnel and their families can find it difficult to access commercial products and services because of the time spent outside of the UK. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been working with the financial sector to improve the ability of armed forces personnel to

Critical Illness

How to prepare financially for long-term illness

While British life expectancy continues to rise, the same might not be said for the quality of health we could expect to enjoy as we get older, according to a stark warning from The British Heart Foundation. Their analysis suggests the number of people suffering

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Deadline to Breadline

For its latest ‘Deadline to Breadline’ report, Legal and General surveyed 2,000 full and part-time workers to assess how long they could survive on savings if their income stopped due to serious, or long-term illness, or death. The rather worrying answer was 32 days.

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Critical Illness Insurance

If you became critically ill and unable to work, could you cope financially? Some things are more reliable than others – monthly bills, for example. Young or old, single or married, we all have financial obligations to meet each month; be it luxuries, like a

Trust

The importance of trusts

Trusts are usually simple to set up, but it’s important to select the right type of Trust. What is a Trust? A Trust helps ensure a pay-out goes to the people you’d like to benefit from your protection policy – should the worst happen. As

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So what type of cover is right for you?

Choosing the right type of cover to protect you and your family is important Act now to ensure you remain protected Making sure you and your family are financially protected should something unexpected happen is one of the most valuable things you can do and

Insurance Business

What is insurance?

What is insurance? Almost every adult in the UK has taken out some kind of insurance policy – whether it’s to protect themselves, their home, their car, their possessions, or their beloved pets. But what is it? An insurance policy is essentially a contract taken

Home Insurance

Shining a light on home insurance

Shining a light on home insurance Home and contents insurance seems to be a mystery to many households according to research by the Co-Op, which found more than five million have no cover despite the average value of contents reaching almost £40,000. On the face