Our guides give you the facts so you can make an informed choice when you compare life insurance policies and providers.
Policies can seem perplexing, but we guide you through the basics and make it easy to understand.
Life policies give you peace of mind that your family is protected even if you aren't around to provide for them. But what if you were around, but unable to work? Critical illness insurance is designed to cover this eventuality.
Choosing a protection policy? We look at the differences between life insurance, critical illness, income protection and over 50s life insurance.
Family Income Benefit may be an option worth considering when looking for better-known life insurance and protection options.
Get the answers to FAQs, then compare policies to find the right deal for you.
Thinking about death is not fun, especially when it's your own, but keeping your family safe from unnecessary work and stress is worth the trouble.
Gift inter vivos (GIV) policies are a niche type of life insurance product designed to cover inheritance tax liability on a potentially exempt transfer (PET).
If you're considered a high risk by insurers, life insurance can be more expensive - find out more about keeping down the costs.
In contrast to some other insurance products, holding more than one life insurance policy may be the right option to suit your circumstances.
Did you know that a cleaner lifestyle could lead to a reduction in the cost of your premiums?
Find out how companies use risk factors such as your age, health, occupation and hobbies to calculate the cost of premiums.
Find out how to work out the amount of life insurance cover you need, use our calculators, or speak to fee-free, impartial advisers.
From mortality tables and premiums to advice, commissions, clawback and re-broking, find out more about the way the life insurance industry operates.
There are measures you can take to keep costs as low as possible without skimping on the cover you need.
Investment bonds are sometimes known as single-premium life insurance policies - find out more on the pros and cons of such an investment.
Learn the pros and cons of taking out a joint life insurance policy to help decide whether it's the right option for you.
Many people buy life insurance for the first time when they become parents. If you're in the new baby boat, how do you find the right policy?
Compare life insurance if you're anything up to 80 years of age and learn more about the options available to the older age group.
Find out about getting life insurance if you have an existing medical condition.
Mortgage life insurance is a product specifically designed to clear any remaining mortgage debt after the policyholder's death... find out more about the things you need to consider before committing to a policy.
Find out what to look for in life insurance policies aimed specifically at the over-50 age group.
A relevant life policy is a form of life insurance cover that may be provided by your employer as part of a benefits package.
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...
How long do you want your policy to last? Most people probably know they only need cover for a fixed period, often 20-25 years.
Find out more about waiver of premium clauses and why they may be worth considering on life insurance policies and other financial products.
Most people buy term life insurance, because they only need cover for a fixed period. But what if you want an insurance policy that guarantees to pay out whenever you die?
If you're arranging life insurance, getting a policy written in trust is easy and could be very beneficial. Find out more…
Find out all about the Claims and Underwriting Exchange database (Cue) and how it could impact on your search for life insurance.
Do you know the difference between financial guidance and advice? Or how to find an independent adviser? Find out more...
Healthcare cash plans are different to life insurance. Find out what they pay for and whether they're the right option for you.
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.
Learn about the sort of access to your medical records insurers may request when you apply for policies like life insurance and health insurance.
Get entertainment and enlightenment with a life insurance twist from Gocompare.com's collection of infographics and interactives.
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If you’ve experienced a mental illness like depression or bipolar disorder, you may have to disclose it to insurers. Find out if you’re affected and the laws that protect you.
Robo-advisers are seen as a technological solution to the problems associated with the high cost and lack of availability of financial advice. Find out more…