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Don’t lose out on life cover

Updated: 18th June 2015 - First Published: 18th June 2015 Have you ever cancelled a life insurance policy? If so, you’re not alone – research from Royal London has revealed that 52,000 people cancelled their over-50s policy last year, equating to an estimated £173m in life insurance being lost. Read More...

Life insurance is cheaper than you think

Updated: 15th June 2015 - First Published: 15th June 2015 As a nation we protect our homes, our belongings and even our pets more than we do our lives, with a worryingly small proportion investing in life cover. Much of this could be due to overestimating the cost, so it could be time to reconsider... Read More...

Mobiles and internet: more important than life?

Updated: 10th June 2015 - First Published: 10th June 2015 Living without a mobile phone or a speedy internet connection may be unimaginable nowadays, but it seems that for some people, protecting these modern comforts has assumed a greater importance than that of protecting their income or mortgage. Read More...

Average life cover isn’t enough to repay mortgage

Updated: 03rd June 2015 - First Published: 02nd June 2015 If you’ve got a mortgage, investing in life insurance will always be preferable. It can provide financial support and will ideally pay off the mortgage should the worst happen, but the typical payout actually falls far short of the amount required. Read More...

Cohabiting homeowners: are your finances protected

Updated: 19th May 2015 - First Published: 19th May 2015 Many young people dream of getting on the housing ladder, and an increasing number are buying with their partner to achieve their goals. However, many aren't investing in life insurance, something that could put their homes – and finances – at risk. Read More...

Half of households would struggle on one income

Updated: 15th May 2015 - First Published: 15th May 2015 What would you do if you lost your income? This is perhaps an even more pressing question for larger households, as needing to support a family after losing the main source of income could prove difficult. Read More...

One third can’t find assets left in wills

Updated: 21st October 2014 - First Published: 21st October 2014 The loss of a loved one can take an emotional toll on family and friends, but matters are made even more stressful when a financial muddle is left behind. Read More...

Two-thirds of Britons have no life insurance

Updated: 08th October 2014 - First Published: 08th October 2014 When it comes to insurance cover, it seems that life insurance is the big elephant in the room. According to a study by TopCashback, around two-thirds of Britons have no life cover whatsoever, despite half of this figure being parents. Read More...

Home-movers urged to review life insurance

Updated: 04th September 2014 - First Published: 04th September 2014 Almost two-thirds of homeowners who have recently taken on a bigger mortgage could be putting their families’ futures at risk after failing to review their life insurance at the same time. Read More...

Is your family protected if you die?

Updated: 12th May 2014 - First Published: 12th May 2014 Death tends to be a taboo subject in UK culture, but there are times when we need to bring the inevitable to the forefront and discuss issues surrounding it. Read More...


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