Category Archives: Income protection

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Income protection – It isn’t all about your mortgage

Income Protection cover, as its name suggests, is designed to ensure you will continue to receive an income if you are unable to work due to illness or disability. Income protection usually pays out until retirement, death or your return to work, although short-term income protection policies, which last for one or two years, are […]

Be prepared – because you just never know what’s coming next

We have talked about various aspects of insuring against accident, sickness and unemployment, most recently about new policies that support those with Diabetes. Just this week I went to an event where we were given some statistics on the different health concerns that will affect many of us at some point in our lives. I […]

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Unemployment Insurance

With headlines about redundancies in the press, most recently from Jaguar/Land Rover, the threat of unemployment is looming for thousands of people more immediately than it has for some years. Something that you may want to consider is some insurance against the worst happening to you. Specialist unemployment insurance policies usually pay out for up […]

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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 […]