Critical illness costs UK economy £15 billion a year

Critical illness costs UK economy £15 billion a year

Problems caused by critical illness are costing the UK economy £15 billion a year according to a Cost of Critical illness report by Legal & General. The insurer says £9.3 billion is related to cancer in all its forms and those returning to work after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis earn an average £8,000 a …

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 …

Six million UK mums at financial risk

Six million UK mums at financial risk

When we think about how much life insurance our families need most of us just consider what would happen if the worst should happen to the man of the house. But it is important to realise that mothers are just as financially vulnerable and life cover is just as important for them.

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?