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Getting Mortgage Protection & Life Insurance in the COVID-19 Era (6 months in)

I remember when this shitshow started back in March.

Clients with certain health conditions couldn't get cover so I put a note on their file to get back to them in 6 months time.

Surely by now, this would have all blown over?

Switching Mortgage Deals in Ireland 2020

Once upon a time, Ireland’s entire housing market descended into a massive ball of fire.

I’m sure you’re familiar with it.

One of the things that fell away, alongside property prices (now rising meteorically again) was the habit of switching mortgages.

4 Reasons to Avoid the One Plan Life Insurance Policy from Irish Life

Have you had the talk?

No, not the one about the birds and the bees.

The talk....with yer man/wan from the bank.

The talk...where they corner you in a dimly lit room and put the squeeze on until you say no more and sign up for the policy they're hustling.

If you haven't had the talk yet, count yourself lucky you found this page.

If you have survived the talk without signing up, then you, my friend, are a legend. 👊

But, don't worry if you did crumble - you have a cooling-off period of 30 days where you can cancel and get your money back. And even after the 30 days, you can cancel at any time and switch to a better policy.

Can I Get Critical Illness Cover after Breast Cancer?

According to the Marie Keating Foundation, around 3,200 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Ireland each year.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in Ireland, after skin cancer.

1 in 10 women in Ireland develops breast cancer during their lifetime.

So it's no surprise that we advise a lot of women who have had breast cancer or who have a family history of breast cancer.

What’s the Average Cost of Life Insurance for a 20/30/40 even 50 Something?

Meet Bob.

Bob is 25. He likes to drink pale ale and enjoys taking me-time to moisturise his beard with special oils he buys off the internet.

Bob also really likes Nickelback and Coldplay, but he can’t admit that out loud because it’s not cool. Bob’s been doing some reading and has decided to get his personal finances in order: and top of his list is to look into Life Insurance.

The Ultimate Guide to Mortgage Protection

Welcome to THE most comprehensive guide to mortgage protection on t'internet.

Learn:

where to buy the best mortgage life insurance policy
why you should never add serious illness cover to your policy?
how to avoid 33% tax if you're not married

And much more more

Inheritance Tax Life Assurance

Did you know we have one of the highest death taxes in the world here in Ireland.

It's more commonly known as inheritance tax.

It takes one third of what you intended to leave behind for your kids and gives it to The Taxman instead...unless you put a plan in place to pay that inheritance tax.

Ireland’s Serious Illness Cover Providers Compared

You're simply the best.

Better than alllll the rest.

Better than anyone… I have everrrrr met.

No doubt, Tina Turner didn't sing those words with the intention of a life insurance broker from Offaly using them in an article about Serious Illness Cover.

Yet here we all are.

How to Compare Income Protection in Ireland

It’s highly likely that when you were a smallie, your ma or your da told you that to be successful in life, you need to do well in school, get a good job, and work hard.

It’s not bad life advice, though it’s probably a little different now given that every eight-year-old wants to be a YouTuber.

Instead of working hard, all you gotta do to be a millionaire is make videos of you playing video games while screaming at your computer.

Keep it up, son, and someday you might be PewDiePie.

Compare Life Insurance Quotes 18 Ways!

As consumers, we're fascinated by comparisons.

We love knowing the best, the worst, and everything in between.

And having all the information in the world at our fingertips has made us even hungrier to find out all we can before we make a purchase.

So today, to save you from spending hours on the interweb trying to compare insurers, in this article I'll do it for you.

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As Ireland's leading independent insurance broker, we specialise in comparing the rates and policies from the top five Irish life insurance providers and offering the very best value quotes to suit the individual needs of our clients. Our expertise lies in finding a suitable insurance plan for those with specific needs, be it a particular illness, occupation or claim history, we've got you covered in every sense!

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