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Insurers pay out almost £7 billion in protection claims in 2022

Insurers pay out almost £7 billion in protection claims in 2022

One of the common misconceptions many people have about life insurance and other types of protection is that “insurers do everything they can to avoid paying out”. New figures from the official industry body firmly refute that myth, with the latest data showing that...

7 useful rules to follow if you want to live to 100

7 useful rules to follow if you want to live to 100

Thanks to medical and safety advances, more and more people are living longer. Indeed, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), if you’re a 30-year-old man, your average life expectancy is 85 years, and there’s a 7.4% chance you’ll live to the age of...

Should you pay for your own funeral

Should you pay for your own funeral

While you may be more concerned with the immediate rising cost of living affecting everything from your weekly shop to your energy bills, one cost that everyone will ultimately face has also risen in recent years. Research from insurer Sun Life has revealed that the...

How to protect yourself against a stroke

How to protect yourself against a stroke

In the UK, on average, someone has a stroke every five minutes. And, while most people who have a stroke are older, younger people can have strokes too. Indeed, the Stroke Association says that 1 in 4 strokes in the UK happens to people of working age. With 100,000...

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