Critical illness cover will help if you or your loved ones are diagnosed with a serious illness. Find out more here.
Is a life insurance policy which diminishes over time best for you? Or one which pays a set lump sum? We weigh up the options here.
You only have one life, which is why most people see the point of life insurance. But death isn’t the only thing that can happen to you.
Smoking is bad for your health – and your wealth. The UK government levies a large amount of tax to put people off this potentially lethal habit.
The internet has revolutionised the way insurance is sold, and life cover is no exception.
One of the biggest fears for many people is not being able to pay the mortgage - or meet other financial commitments - if they are made redundant or unable to work due to illness or accident.
When an insurer is offering you a quote for life cover, it wants to know what it is protecting. How old are you?
Like any type of insurance, the amount you pay for life cover depends on a number of factors. Understanding what these factors are, and how they interconnect, can help you reduce your premiums.
It's best to think carefully before cancelling a life insurance policy. Find out the options you need to weigh up here.
If you have life insurance, it is a good idea to regularly review the cover to make sure it’s right for you and your family circumstances.
When buying life insurance, ask yourself 'Is this the right type of cover for me?' And 'Is this the best price I can get?' Find out how to make your money go further here.
How much life insurance you need really depends on your circumstances, for example whether you’ve got a mortgage or children.
Unlike most things, life insurance is cheaper than it used to be. That’s because we are living longer, and less likely to die during the term of our plan.
Does it make sense not only to get life insurance cover for yourself, but also for your partner? Find out more about joint policies here.
When you take out a life insurance policy, you’re relying on the cover to offer rock-solid financial protection to your family if the worst happens.
At the moment, men tend to pay more for life insurance than women. This is because men’s life expectancy is on the whole slightly shorter than women’s.
Although a lot of the focus when it comes to selling life cover is on protecting newlyweds, young families and their mortgages, this type of cover has much to offer older people and pensioners.
If you have already turned 50 but do not have a life insurance policy, there are a number of benefits that life insurance has to offer.
Even if you are in your 60s, life insurance can still be a very useful type of protection.
At the time of writing in 2011, life insurance premiums for women are cheaper than for men, other things being equal. This is because life expectancy for women on the whole is greater than for men.
Life insurance is a simple product, generally speaking: it pays out if you die.
Which life insurance policy is right for you? To provide for your partner or family, there are a number of types of policy to choose from
When choosing your life insurance policy you will come across a host of bewildering terms. The following brief glossary is intended to help you steer your way through at least some of the maze.
With the excitement of the birth of a child, a piece of added protection often forgotten by new parents is life insurance. But if you’ve got a growing family, it is even more important to have the right cover.
Want to keep a roof over your dependants' heads in the event of your death? Then find out more about mortgage life insurance.
Pension term assurance is a type of life insurance policy which, for a while during the last decade, was very popular due to its tax advantages.
Many people take out life insurance then pay the same premiums year after year, but you aren't obligated to stick with an insurance company.
Life insurance is not just for people who get married and have children: there are good reasons to take out cover even if you are single.
Buying life insurance? How long do you want the cover to last? We examine the options.
As with any type of cover, there is no need to accept the first life insurance quote you are presented with - and there are several ways to reduce the size of your monthly premiums.
Whatever form of life insurance you choose, you will invariably also be given a choice of a number of optional add-ons, including insurance against critical illness. But what is it?
Those considering a joint life insurance policy are often married, or co-habiting, couples with dependants they want to protect.
Whole-of-life insurance is designed to last as long as you do. You pay in a premium every month and when you die, the policy pays out a lump sum to your loved ones.
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