Income protection insurance guides: Index

Our guides give you the facts so you can make an informed choice when you compare income protection insurance policies and providers.

 


Beginners' guide to income protection insurance

Learn more about the basics of income protection, including what it covers, why you might need it and the factors affecting your premium.

Beginners' guide to income protection insurance »


Frequently asked questions on income protection

Get the answers to FAQs, then compare quotes to find the right deal for you.

Frequently asked questions on income protection »


High risk life protection policies

If you're considered a high risk by insurers, arranging life protection and insurance policies can be more expensive - find out more about keeping down the costs.

High risk life protection policies »


How being healthy affects premiums

Did you know a cleaner lifestyle could lead to a cut in the cost of income protection premiums?

How being healthy affects premiums »


How to get the right income protection insurance

Find the right income protection insurance policy at the right price with the help of our money-saving tips, getting appropriate cover while cutting the cost of your premium.

How to get the right income protection insurance »


Insurance protection for individual sports and hobbies

Both professional and occasional sportspeople need to think about the insurance cover they need for their person, equipment and dependants. Team members should consider insurance for sports clubs and players.

Insurance protection for individual sports and hobbies »


Life protection policies for older people

If you're aged 50 and above, read more about some of the life protection and insurance options you may want to consider.

Life protection policies for older people »


Loan protection insurance

Loan protection insurance is a form of income protection that could cover your monthly loan repayments if you're unable to work due to an accident, sickness or unemployment.

Loan protection insurance »


Long-term income protection

Learn what a long-term policy does and doesn't cover and whether you may need to consider it.

Long-term income protection »


Mortgage payment protection insurance

Mortgage payment protection insurance (MPPI) is a form of income protection designed to pay an amount equivalent to your monthly mortgage repayments should you be unable to work due to an accident, sickness or unemployment.

Mortgage payment protection insurance »


Payment protection insurance (PPI)

Payment Protection Insurance is a form of income protection that covers monthly loan and/or minimum credit card repayments if you're unable to work for a limited period of time due to an accident, sickness or unemployment.

Payment protection insurance (PPI) »


Short-term income protection

Learn what short-term policies do and don't cover and whether you may need protection for accident, sickness and/or unemployment.

Short-term income protection »


Unemployment protection insurance

Unemployment insurance - also known as redundancy insurance - is a form of income protection that provides cover should you find yourself out of work, offering payouts for a predetermined period.

Unemployment protection insurance »


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Critical illness cover

Critical illness cover is often confused with income protection, but there are important differences to be aware of.

Critical illness cover »


Family Income Benefit

Family Income Benefit may be an option worth considering when looking for better-known life insurance and protection options.

Family Income Benefit »


Financial guidance and advice

Do you know the difference between financial guidance and advice? Or how to find an independent adviser? Find out more...

Financial guidance and advice »


Life insurance infographics index

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Life insurance infographics index »


Terminal illness cover

Terminal illness cover is included on many life insurance policies. It's important to know how it works as it may not offer all the cover you expect...

Terminal illness cover »


 

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