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Stay-at-home parents do £30K of unpaid work

Updated: 07th December 2016 - First Published: 07th December 2016 New research has found that stay-at-home parents do an average of £29,812 of unpaid work per year, and yet almost two-thirds of them don’t have any life insurance, creating a potentially dangerous situation if something were to happen to them. Read More...

51% of women lack a financial safety net

Updated: 29th November 2016 - First Published: 29th November 2016 A new study has found that for 28% of women, the inability to support themselves or their families financially is their greatest financial fear. And yet, 51% of women have no form of protection against financial curveballs. Read More...

Lack of life insurance raises alarm bells

Updated: 17th October 2016 - First Published: 17th October 2016 Many of us realise that we should have life insurance, yet far too few actually take the plunge and invest in a policy. This could be a big mistake, as failing to have sufficient protection could put your family’s finances in jeopardy. Read More...

Risks of the heart

Updated: 03rd October 2016 - First Published: 03rd October 2016 One person dies from heart disease every minute in the UK, resulting in 425 deaths a day and making cardiovascular disease Britain’s number one killer. This is according to the BHF, which found that heart diseases account for 26% of deaths. Read More...

Mortgage holders – are you financially vulnerable?

Updated: 20th June 2016 - First Published: 20th June 2016 The monthly mortgage payment will probably be one of your biggest outgoings, but what if you were unable to work? Trying to cover the bills would no doubt be a struggle, which is why it’s worrying that so few have suitable insurance in place. Read More...

Households risk being financially unstable

Updated: 23rd May 2016 - First Published: 23rd May 2016 We all know how important it is to be prepared for a financial emergency, but unfortunately, research has found that far too few people are putting that advice into practice. Read More...

Do you think financial protection is a priority?

Updated: 05th May 2016 - First Published: 05th May 2016 Insurance is a fact of life for many of us. We protect our cars, our homes, our health and even our pets, but there’s one aspect that too few of us consider – our finances, with a worryingly small proportion of consumers viewing this as a priority. Read More...

Renters: are you prepared for financial shocks?

Updated: 21st September 2015 - First Published: 21st September 2015 If you rent your home, how prepared are you for financial shocks? Ideally you should have the same kind of protection as those who own their home, but unfortunately, far too few have suitable safety nets in place. Read More...

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...


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