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Nick McGowan

How Income Protection Works In Ireland in 2020

I asked my clients, people like you, what they wanted to know about income protection.

To be fair to them, they responded well.

Here are my answers to their questions, think of it as a no bullsh1t guide to income protection.
January 15 2020 10 min read Blog Income Protection

Are There Any Useful Alternatives To Income Protection?

Income Protection, outright, is the best way you can protect yourself from whatever life throws at you.

No messin’, no foosterin’.

It’s the insurance that’s worth its weight in gold because: it covers up to 75 per cent of your salary if you’re unable to work long-term for any reason.
January 8 2020 6 min read Blog Income Protection

Do You Need Life Insurance If Renting?

Cosy one-bed in heart of city centre. Suits one person, ideally.

€1,500 a month.

A more accurate description is Shoebox, 20 minutes outside of town. Literally isn’t big enough for two people.

No smokers. No craic. No hope.
December 31 2019 4 min read Blog Mortgage Protection

The magic of Mortgage Income Protection: Or why you should get it instead of Serious Illness Cover 

Paying your mortgage is a pain at the best of times.

But imagine if you couldn't work long term due to illness.

What happens then?

Whole of Life Insurance That Pays For Itself

Your two life insurance bugbears are:

Cost, and losing all your money if you outlive the policy

Fear not, I have the solution - life insurance that can pay for itself, and will pay out whenever you shuffle off this mortal coil.

Listen up and I'll tell you all about it
December 11 2019 5 min read Life Insurance

Best Income Protection Broker In Ireland

You're seriously considering income protection.

But how can you be sure you're buying the best policy for you?

Speak with an independent broker who knows the 5 insurers inside out.
December 5 2019 5 min read Blog Income Protection

How Much Critical Illness Cover Should You Buy?

Critical illness.

It’s a two-word pairing that strikes fear in your heart.

Like terminal cancer and heart disease.

Or Boris Johnson.

All equally calamitous harbingers of doom.
November 27 2019 5 min read Specified Illness Cover

Mortgage Protection or Life Insurance

For millennia, philosophers have mused the difference between Life Insurance and Mortgage Protection.

Well, they haven’t, but I’m giving you the answer. 
November 20 2019 6 min read Life Insurance Mortgage Protection

Postponed for Life Insurance: What it means and how to get around it

This article was inspired by an email from a woman called Annie, who wrote in:

"Hi. My Life Insurance has been postponed, and I need it for a mortgage and am wondering if there is Life Insurance out there that I can get?"

Obviously, for Annie, this is not good. Annie's done the hard part and saved the deposit and went and found a house to buy. However, to buy a home in Ireland, you have to get Mortgage Protection, which pays off your mortgage to the bank if you die.
November 13 2019 5 min read Life Insurance

Life Insurance with Overactive Thyroid

Suffering from overactive thyroid?

You're not alone, it's one of the most common health conditions we see in life insurance applications.

An overactive thyroid or hyperthyroidism shouldn't affect the price of your life insurance provided...
November 7 2019 4 min read Life Insurance Medical Issues

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