Real help when you need it most

Posted on September 3, 2013 by - Uncategorized

A very difficult time for your health and your wealth

The diagnosis of a serious illness can mean a very difficult time for your health and your wealth. But critical illness cover can provide vital financial security when you need it most. Most homebuyers purchase life assurance when they arrange a mortgage, but overlook critical illness cover, another form of financial protection that we are statistically more likely to need before reaching retirement. (more…)

Pensioner household expenditure

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Housing and fuel costs are the largest single expense

T he figures show that household costs fluctuate over time, with annual costs peaking at £45,000 when the head of the household is aged between 30 and 49, reflecting the costs of raising children. (more…)

Surviving investment volatility

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Resisting the temptation to make short-term adjustments

Some investors may have had a roller-coaster ride in recent years. A market fall can happen at any time. In years past, they’ve been triggered by natural disasters, oil price spikes, wars, bank collapses – and now there’s the eurozone debt crisis. The reality is that market swings happen often, and when they do, it can be unsettling for many investors. (more…)