Why it makes sense to review your life cover

Taking out a life insurance policy is a great first step in ensuring that those who depend on you would be taken care of financially if you were to die. However, over the years, your circumstances are likely to change, meaning that you may need to increase your life insurance, or take out a different […]

How to get your contents claim paid

If you need to make a claim on your home contents policy, you should follow the procedure set out in your policy document. There will be a dedicated number given for reporting claims. You’ll need to quote your policy number when calling. If you’ve been burgled, your first call should be to the police. They […]

Term Insurance Versus Whole-Of-Life: Which Should You Choose?

Life insurance is a versatile product; there are many kinds of policy available, each offering different levels and types of cover for varying periods of time. When someone decides to take out life assurance they are often faced with making the choice between a term policy and a whole-oflife policy. Both types of contract have […]

Protecting the Rights of Cohabitees

Many people think that if they share financial commitments with a partner; own a property together, bring up children and conduct their finances in the same way as a married couple or those in a civil partnership do – they have the same rights if the relationship ends. This isn’t the case. No matter how […]

Parents – know your worth

According to a survey by a major life insurance provider1 a Dad is worth £21,601 a year. That’s the cost of replacing the work he does looking after children, ferrying the family around, doing some of the weekly shopping and other household tasks. Those figures have been calculated based on findings that an average father […]

Trusts: Explained

Why would you need to write a Life Policy in Trust? To ensure that the proceeds of the Life Policy are paid out immediately without the need to wait for a grant of probate; To ensure that on your death, the proceeds of the Life Policy do not form part of your Estate for Inheritance […]

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