Category Archive for "Insurance"

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You can’t put a price on peace of mind, but you can buy insurance

Everyday frustrations and challenges are a part of life.  Maybe it’s a commute where you never get a seat no matter how tired you are, an annoying colleague or a day just not working out how it was supposed to. …

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How Relevant Life Cover for Your Employees Can Cut Your Tax Bill (and Theirs)

All employers will understand the challenge of attracting and retaining employees without overspending.  The good news is that headline salary, although obviously important, is only one of a range of factors which employees consider when deciding whether or not a…

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How would you cope if you lost everything?

Although the highs and lows of the stock market can make for great entertainment, in reality, being up one minute and down the next can be enough to make the average person feel seasick, if not worse.  Investment tends to…

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Understanding financial products for landlords

These days it’s arguably more important than ever for landlords to do their sums properly in order to be confident that their investments will bring in net returns which justify the risk involved in holding them.  While landlords may, understandably,…

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Protecting your peace of mind

How much value do you place on peace of mind? If you really stop and think about it, you might be surprised by just how much it matters to you. For example, knowing that your loved ones will be protected…

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The right insurance cover can be there to save you whenever you need it

Insurance cover falls into the category of purchases you’d probably rather not use but still want to have around in case you do actually need them.  It may not be glamorous and it is highly unlikely to be free, but…

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Illness can strike anyone, so it helps to be prepared for it

Illness can strike anyone at any time and, depending on how you earn your living and what kind of lifestyle you lead, it doesn’t even have to be particularly serious to be a drag on your finances.  As always, being…

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Are you your Family’s Superhero?

At time of writing, the U.S. federal government was still locked in the longest (partial) shutdown in the country’s history, and most federal employees would not get paid until it is resolved (members of the House of Congress are an exception), nor…

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Your seven-point guide to home-contents insurance

Home insurance comes in two basic forms, buildings and contents.  In principle it sounds simple and in practice it isn’t particularly complicated, but there are seven key points you need to take into consideration when buying it. Your policy needs…

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The importance of ensuring that you are properly insured

Insurance might not be the first topic which comes to mind when you are trying to make light-hearted conversation, but it may well be the first topic which comes to mind when you are dealing with a challenging situation.  It…

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