Sudden illness could put 9 out of 10 in financial hardship

Sudden illness could put 9 out of 10 in financial hardship

New research by Scottish Widows has found that sudden illness could push 9 out of 10 Brits into financial hardship. The same survey also found people are more likely to insure their mobile phones than protect their finances against illness. Couldn’t survive financially When questioned 21% of those taking the survey said they knew their …

Could you manage if you lost your income?

Could you manage if you lost your income

Have you ever thought what would happen if you lost your income?  Could you manage or would you be tumbling down the slippery slope into debt? You may be fortunate enough to be a dual income family, but if the main breadwinner came out of work could you manage on what you had left?

Are you ready for the unexpected?

are you ready for the unexpected

Do you have a contingency plan ready to put into place if financial disaster strikes your family? What would you do if the breadwinner suddenly had to come out of work through sickness or accident?

‘Protection gap’ puts 11.7 million families in peril

protection gap puts 11.7 million families in peril

New research shows that 11.7 million families are in danger of losing their homes because of an insurance ‘protection gap.’ Research by insurance company Aviva has found that almost 12 million UK families have no insurance cover in place to pay the bills if the main breadwinner either dies or becomes unable to work.

Are you working without a safety net?

More and more families are choosing to protect their standard of living by taking out insurance which pays out a lump sum if either partner comes out of work through sickness, injury or even death. But experts say far too many families are still working without a safety net.