Complete Financial Questionnaire

The Lion Life Insurance Blog

What is Life Insurance for a Mortgage?

Look at you all grown up and surfing the interweb about mortgages and the like.

Doesn’t time fly.

So you’ve finally copped on and decided to buy a house.?

You've come to the right place for the insurance stuff.

Let me explain...

Temporary Accidental Death Benefit – Free Cover While You Wait

You finally did it - life insurance sorted.

You head out for lunch, feeling like an official grown up, having done the right thing and applied for life insurance online...and you did it on company time đź‘Š

You take your phone out of your pocket to call your partner with the good news (they've been at you for ages to get the life insurance sorted)

No reply.

You look down at your phone to redial, stumble onto the road and...

Has Your Reviewable Whole of Life Insurance Premium Increased?

Has your reviewable whole of life insurance policy (or that of a relative) been reviewed recently or is it up for review soon?

Not happy with the options you received?

Well, you’ve come to the right place.

Do Life Insurers Pay Out For A Critical Illness Claim?

You’re worried the insurer will pocket your premiums and then reject your critical illness claim.

Don’t be.

Life insurance providers will decline spurious claims, but if you have a genuine one, they will pay out.

There are two main reasons an insurer will reject a critical illness claim

Do Unmarried Couples Pay Tax on Life Insurance?

Three cheers if you're living in sin!

You didn't bow to the pressure of paying north of twenty grand so your friends get drunk, your best mate gets to tell some dodgy stories and you get....well you get the bill.

But did you know that a wedding can actually save you money in the long run especially if you're buying a house together?

Abnormal Smears and Life Insurance

If your last smear was abnormal, most insurers will not be in a position to offer you cover until you have had a normal smear.

But we deal with some insurers who can offer you cover now.

And we'll be able to get you the normal price.

How Chronic Illness Can Affect a Mortgage Application

It’s the dream that’s been drilled into your head since you were a kid. Grow up. Go to college. Graduate with a good degree so you can get a job and, eventually, a house of your own. (Probably after moving home with your folks and living on ham sandwiches so you can save the deposit.) Don’t stop believin’.

Or, to quote the iconic opening of Renton’s monologue in Trainspotting: “Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family.”

How Does Serious Illness Cover Work?

I knew a fella who got a serious illness and the insurer wouldn't pay out.

Ah here, you've to be half dead before it'll pay out.

It's all a scam, I tells ya, A SCAM!! I'm calling Joe...

You might be thinking along these lines too.

And I don't blame you, serious illness cover gets a rough ride as you only ever hear about declined claims

But stay with me and I'll explain how it works.

Who knows, your view might change.

What Types of Illnesses Affect Life Insurance?

Once upon a time Johnny went online for a life insurance quote.

The quote was €26 per month.

Feeling happy with that quote, he decided to apply for life insurance but...

Cancer Life Assurance is Possible (even if you can’t get serious illness cover)

She walked slowly into the room and looked John straight in the eye.

“I’m sorry, but I have bad news…”

John heard the word “cancer” then his own thoughts drowned out the words tumbling from his doctor’s mouth.

Get in touch

057 93 20836

Ask a question

Reviews

Don’t know where to start?

Have a nose through our free life insurance guides

View our guides

Life Insurance Quotes - Free and Easy!

As Ireland's leading life 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!

Watch our video