Heather Collin, Author at Protection Insurance Specialists
Chester, Cheshire
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Author: Heather Collin

4 Things to Consider Before Taking Out Life Insurance

Don’t make these 5 mistakes when buying life insurance

If you’re thinking ahead to the future, then you may be considering buying a life insurance policy to protect your loved ones.  Life Insurance needn’t be complicated as you may think, however there are definitely some pitfalls you want to avoid: Don’t get hung up on the cost of life insurance Many people put off…
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Can I take out income protection insurance if I am on the furlough scheme?

Are you currently on the furlough scheme?  Thousands of employees across the UK are on the job retention scheme due to the impact of coronavirus.  However, what happens when the scheme comes to an end? It’s understandable that employees will be worried about redundancies once the furlough payments stop.  There has been an increase in…
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10 Health and Fitness Christmas Gifts for all budgets

Are you still looking for Christmas present ideas for that special person in your life? If they are into health and fitness – or they at least have plans to in the New Year (don’t we all?) – then here are a few ideas to kick-start their motivation. From the all-singing, all dancing fitness trackers…
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5 FAQs we get asked about Life Insurance

Shopping for Life Insurance doesn’t have to be a minefield – we are here to answer any of your questions. There are certain questions that seem to get asked a lot so we’ve covered them here for you. Who needs life insurance? People take out life insurance for a variety of different reasons. It all…
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Is working from home having an effect on your health?

Before this year, working from home was an aspiration for many.  But with the coronavirus pandemic thrusting remote working upon the nation, has the reality lived up to expectations? Some welcomed the decision with open arms, despite having little time to prepare, and are thriving with the new arrangements.  Others have suffered with patchy technology…
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Can I Get Life Insurance If I’ve Had Covid-19?

With thousands of deaths from Covid-19, and the pandemic having impacted on our lives in a number of ways, it’s no surprise that many people are considering ways in which they can protect their families. For those people who already had a life insurance policy in place before anybody had even heard of Covid-19, then…
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Will my insurance pay out if I have coronavirus?

There are a number of different forms of protection insurance that are designed to pay out should you fall ill, but where do your policies stand when it comes to coronavirus? What do we know about Coronavirus? Coronavirus, or more specifically COVID-19 is a new illness which affects your respiratory system.  It was discovered in…
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Are you worried about job security?

20 or 30 years ago, job security was pretty much guaranteed.  Most working adults would typically be in a ‘job for life’ having had no more than two or three employers during their entire career.   Fast forward to now and continuous, secure employment is hard to come by.  It’s not just those who are starting…
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How much does private health cover for children cost?

As a parent, the health of your children is likely at the top of your worry list.  If you have a child that is poorly, it can be frustrating just trying to get a doctors appointment sometimes.  And if they need additional treatment, you could be left waiting for months to see a specialist.   As…
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Is a life insurance policy guaranteed to pay out?

Having a life insurance policy in place can give you peace of mind that your loved ones will be taken care of financially after you have passed away.     A lump sum payout is made following a successful claim. It will be paid to the beneficiary of the policy, or the person/persons named in your will.…
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