Tenants should consider taking income protection

Gillian Cooper
23/10/2015
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Families living in rented accommodation are much less likely to have a financial protection policy in place than homeowners, according to new research.
Just 3% of people who rent privately have income protection, for example, claims the new study by Aviva. It also found tenants could be putting their financial security at risk in others ways too, by not having adequate savings to fall back on in the event of illness or unemployment.

Life insurance gap for tenants

Gillian Cooper
14/10/2015
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Families living in rented accommodation are less likely to have a life insurance policy in place than homeowners, according to new research.
Just one in five (20%) of people who rent privately are covered, compared to nearly half (48%) who own their home.

Female Cancer Cover - helping to keep you financially fit to fight your way back to health

Gillian Cooper
30/09/2015
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It’s good news that cancer survival rates are now higher than ever, but coping with the diagnosis and treatment can be expensive.
While the financial implications of the illness are not usually the first thing people think of when facing a cancer diagnosis, Macmillan Cancer Support has identified that four out of five cancer patients are on average £570 a month worse off*.

A Good Night’s sleep

Gillian Cooper
01/07/2015
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According to a new sleep app, British people are among the grumpiest in the world when they wake up in the morning. Along with Japan, South Korea and Singapore, we are getting poorer quality sleep than most of the 50 countries surveyed.
So why are we so prone to getting up on the wrong side of bed? Lack of a good night's sleep is one of the biggest factors.