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Income Protection claims

You might believe you’d be more likely to call on your income protection policy later in your working life, but data from protection insurer, The Exeter, show their average claimant was 40, and on certain products, just 33.

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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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

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Self-Employed lack protection

Self-Employed lack protection Just 4% of self-employed workers have income protection in place, leaving the majority vulnerable to financial difficulties if they are suddenly forced to stop working through illness or accident. In its survey of more than 9,000 adults, LV= identified the self-employed as

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Barriers to protection

According to an online survey of 2,000 adults by Royal London, half of those surveyed believe life insurance is essential for someone with a mortgage or dependants and yet only 60% of people with a mortgage have life cover. While 60% of those surveyed with

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The value of protection

Buying a new home is possibly one of life’s biggest and most exciting events. It’s also a major financial commitment – one that could be with you for 25 years or more. Your ability to maintain your mortgage payments relies on a constant income, so

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Peace of mind for the cost of a coffee

Peace of mind for the cost of a coffee Many of us pick up a morning coffee on the way to work - it's a little bit of luxury to start the day for just a couple of pounds. But did you know you could
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Protecting your mortgage repayments

Protecting your mortgage repayments We think protection advice is imperative when you have a home or family you want to protect. So, talk to us about a mortgage and we'll talk to you about life cover. Buying a house could be one of the biggest

Plugging the protection gap

Plugging the protection gap If you're one of the increasing number of people who've become self-employed in recent years, you may have found the switch has left you without the employee benefits you previously took for granted. Making the change from employed to self-employed is