Category Archives: Income protection

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What does life insurance have to do with interest rates?

UK interest rates are at historically low levels, but according to recent reports they may start to rise later this year. You can see the effect of interest rates on mortgages, loans and credit cards, but how do they affect your life insurance? Life Insurance companies finance their business by investing the premiums they collect […]

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Insurance quotes online- why you shouldn’t do it all yourself

The American author, Garry W. Keller once said that multi-tasking is merely the opportunity to screw up more than one thing at a time. Being a man, I am with Gary on this, however, these days we are all multitasking. This is not just because our lives have become so much busier due to poorer […]

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What is the difference between life insurance and income protection?

Just like this blurred picture, different insurance policies can make you blink whilst trying to understand what is actually captured here. Many of us have heard of policies such as life insurance and income protection but are not actually sure of their actual meaning. The reality is that the two policies are very different and […]

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Staying at home to look after the kids? How much should you be paid?

They’re worth more than they were last year, according to Salary.com’s latest survey. The average salary for stay-at-home partners – calculated based on what they would be paid if they were compensated for their work – rose by £500.54 compared with £366.58 over the last year. More than 6,000 parents quantified their hours by job […]

Why Buying Insurance is nothing like buying a new car or another pair of shoes?

As you all know the human mind is complex and as a result the reasons we do things in a certain way can vary. Here are a few facts about buying decisions: Buying decisions are based on buying behaviour. Consumer behaviour and business behaviour can differ because their buying processes are different. Consumers will often buy on […]