Our articles offer tips and guidance on all things life insurance - whether you're looking for ways to keep your premiums low, or you're starting a family and considering getting cover.
Life insurance calculator
Figure out how much cover you might need, and what you can afford, in a few quick steps.
Life insurance glossary
If you’re unfamiliar with the language of life insurance, take a look at our A to Z of key terms.
All about life insurance
Our articles tell you everything you need to know about life insurance, including how it works, and how to identify the type of cover that’s right for you.
Want to switch your life insurance policy?
You might regularly review or change your car or home insurance policy. But is it worth doing the same with your life insurance?
How does life insurance work?
From how much life insurance costs to who gets the money if you die during the policy term, here’s a simple guide to life insurance and how it works.
What is mortgage protection insurance?
Mortgage protection insurance is a type of term life insurance. Find out more about how mortgage protection insurance works, and how it can help you here.
What's the difference between life insurance and life assurance?
Life insurance and life assurance are terms that are often used interchangeably – but is there a difference?
Think you can't afford life insurance? You're not alone
Read our 4 top tips on how to make the cost of life insurance more manageable.
The difference between a death in service policy and life insurance
Understand the difference and why you might need both.
Understanding life insurance
Explore our different types of cover.
Should I buy a single or joint life insurance policy?
Understand the difference between both policies.
What is term life insurance?
There are 3 different types of term life insurance.
Your life insurance policy
What happens when you actually need to use a policy, or if you need to make changes to your policy because of life events like divorce, marriage, or starting a family? These articles tell you how to navigate using your policy or make changes to it.
What happens to debt when someone dies?
Our guide to how finances are managed and debts are dealt with after a loved one passes away.
What happens to life insurance after divorce?
A simple guide to separating your life insurance policies if your relationship breaks down.
A financial guide to starting a family
Whether you're a new parent or have a little one on the way, here are our top tips for setting up your family's new finances.
What is common law marriage?
See our top tips to help you protect your family's finances if you choose not to marry.
On The Aviva Edit
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5 things to put on your family protection 'to do' list
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Financial planning for your new baby
There’s no avoiding it, parenthood is pricey. But clever financial planning helps, and it pays to think long term and tax-free.
Get a life insurance quote
Got 5 minutes? That’s how fast most customers get a quote and a decision. Remember, you can add critical illness cover when you apply for life insurance.