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Find all the information you need to help you make an informed choice when it comes to your life insurance. Start comparing life insurance today.

Critical illness cover

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.

Life insurance with pre-existing medical conditions

Compare quotes for life insurance with pre-existing medical conditions and find the right cover for you.

Over 60s Life insurance

Find out what to look for in life insurance policies aimed specifically at the over-60 age group.

Over 50s Life insurance

Find out what to look for in life insurance policies aimed specifically at the over-50 age group.

Funeral cover

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.

Death in service cover

Death in service benefit could give employees and their families peace of mind should the worst happen. But what is it exactly? Let’s find out.

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.

Life insurance for new parents

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?

Term life insurance

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.

Mortgage life insurance

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.

Joint life insurance

Learn the pros and cons of taking out a joint life insurance policy to help decide whether it's the right option for you.

Insurers' access to medical records

Learn about the sort of access to your medical records insurers may request when you apply for policies like life insurance and health insurance.

Family Income Benefit

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

Whole of life insurance

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?

How to keep down the cost of life insurance

There are measures you can take to keep costs as low as possible without skimping on the cover you need.

Holding multiple life insurance policies

In contrast to some other insurance products, holding more than one life insurance policy may be the right option to suit your circumstances.

Making a will

Our guide to making a will can help you with all aspects of writing a will, including how to approach it and whether you need professional advice.

Life insurance for smokers

Whether you're a smoker or recently quit, find out more about life insurance policies.

Relevant life plans

A relevant life policy is a form of life insurance cover that may be provided by your employer as part of a benefits package.

How life insurance premiums are calculated

Find out how companies use risk factors such as your age, health, occupation and hobbies to calculate the cost of premiums.

High risk life insurance

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

How being healthy affects premiums

Did you know that a cleaner lifestyle could lead to a reduction in the cost of your premiums?

How much life insurance cover do you need?

Choosing too much or too little life insurance cover can lead to significant problems. Find out more.

Family life insurance

How to buy cheaper life insurance that'll protect the financial future of your family.

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