Life insurance glossary
The language of life insurance can be confusing, so here’s a simple guide to some of the key terms.
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Life insurance and critical illness cover: how are they different, and do you need both?
Although similar, life insurance and critical illness policies provide different kinds of cover to help in challenging times. Find out more here.
The difference between income protection insurance and critical illness cover
For a lifeline that’s right for you and your family, we look at the difference between critical illness cover and income protection, find out more here.
Planning a non-religious funeral
Find out about non-religious ways to pay tribute to someone, in a way that’s authentic to the way they lived and their wishes.
How to make a funeral a celebration of life
While the type of funeral can’t diminish the grief felt, it can help make it a joyful celebration of life. Find out more about celebration of life funerals here.
How much does a funeral cost?
With the cost of funerals rising over the last decade, the cost of saying goodbye to your loved one may come as a surprise to you.
How to plan your funeral
Forward planning the practicalities of a funeral can be a great comfort, here are some of the key things to think about when choosing a prepaid funeral plan.
6 myths about life insurance
If you're thinking of getting life insurance, you might have come across a few common misconceptions while doing your research.
What is income protection insurance?
Find out how income protection could support you financially if you’re unable to work because of injury or illness.
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?
Understanding critical illness cover
Find out more about the different types of critical illness cover available and what might be right for your family.
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.
Within a few years of taking out critical illness cover, Linda received some bad news, completely out of the blue. Fortunately we could help her during this difficult time.
The difference between a death in service policy and life insurance
Understand the difference and why you might need both.
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