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 …

How much life insurance you need?

How much life insurance you need?

Have you any idea how much life insurance you need? A frightening number of Brits don’t have any life insurance at all and many that do have no real idea if it would be enough to cover their needs if the worst came to the worst.

Could a selfie affect your life insurance?

Could a selfie affect your life insurance?

One day soon your selfie might be telling people much more than whether or not you’re having a bad hair day. New technology is being used to scientifically examine selfies to evaluate whether you are a good candidate for life insurance.

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.

Don’t get hit by inheritance tax

Don’t get hit by inheritance tax

When taking out your life insurance policy there is an important step many people miss and it could cost their surviving family a fortune in inheritance tax. One simple procedure guarantees your family will not be forced to fight for the money you leave them when you pass away.

How to choose life insurance

How to choose life insurance

If you have ever tried to work out which life insurance policy is best for you then you’ll know just how complicated a job it can be. You can be faced with a bewildering array of different products, all making different promises and, if you’re truthful, you don’t really understand any of it.