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How To Get Life Insurance With Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia – granted it’s a big word, even bigger than marmalade, but it simply means you suffer from a low blood platelet (thrombocyte) count. It happens when platelets are lost from circulation faster than they can be replaced from the bone marrow where they are made.

But I guess you know this already so you’re wondering how it will affect your chances of getting life insurance or mortgage protection.

Listen up, here’s the deal:
September 4 2018 3 min read Blog Life Insurance Medical Issues

The First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Buying a House Without Melting Your Head

So how do you go about getting a mortgage?

Well, if you’re in Dublin, you’ll probably look at house prices, cry a bit and give in to the inevitability of having to live out of your parent’s gaff for the next decade.

Be grand.

For everyone else? Follow along.
August 21 2018 6.5 min read Mortgage Protection

Getting Life Insurance in Ireland with Cardiomyopathy

It's possible to get life insurance with cardiomyopathy so long as you apply to the most sympathetic insurer.

But it's not straightforward.

Here's our guide.
August 15 2018 5 min read Blog Life Insurance Medical Issues

First Time Buyer Mortgage Protection Insurance Ireland 2018

You're looking for mortgage protection.

You're a first time buyer.

You've come to the right place
August 8 2018 5 min read Blog Mortgage Protection

Mortgage Protection Insurance Calculator

Basically, Mortgage Protection Insurance clears your mortgage if you die. So, if you (or your partner) meet an early, very sad end, your home becomes theirs, debt-free.

If you didn’t have Mortgage Protection, the debt would keep on keepin’ on and there’d only be one of you to pay it off – which, again, given the apocalyptic state of the housing market, would be really, really rough.

Now, the lender won’t actually give you a mortgage without Mortgage Protection, so you’re gonna have to cough up for it, whether you want to or not.

But!

That doesn’t mean you should buy Mortgage Protection Insurance from your lender.

In fact, you probably shouldn’t. Which leads nicely onto question numero uno in this unofficial FAQ.
July 27 2018 6 min read Mortgage Protection

What’s a Convertible Mortgage Protection Policy?

All Mortgage Protection plans may appear to be the same...
But they're not 😮

Certain plans give you more bang for your buck.

Take a Convertible Mortgage Protection plan for example...
July 25 2018 3 min read Blog Mortgage Protection

Pay-out or bust: Can Life Insurers really be trusted?

We very recently ran a survey about Life Insurance and one thing came to light that I want to tackle: a lot of people don’t trust the insurers to pay out.

And I get it: insurers can be tricky fellas, with watertight terms and conditions, complicated underwriting and confusing jargon. We all know someone who made a health claim that fell through or whose car insurance is sky high.

But here’s the thing: Life Insurance is a little different. Read my blog for more.
July 18 2018 5 min read Life Insurance

Dual or Joint Life Insurance – Which is best?

You can buy life insurance on a joint life or dual life basis.

With joint life, your policy pays out on the first death then your policy ends.

With dual life, your policy pays out on first death and cover continues for the survivor.

Life Assurance – How Does it Work?

While Life Insurance doesn’t apply quite so literally, it’s still important as it protects your loved ones if you die during the term of your policy.

Human life can’t be repaired (well not yet anyway…give it a few years!) – if you die, you stay dead, but it’s vital for protecting your family.

Look, you know it’s important, and you’re pretty sure you need it, but you have questions. How about we start with the big one: “How does Life Insurance work?”
June 19 2018 5 min read Life Insurance

Income Protection: everything you need to know before signing on the dotted line

What happens if you’re hit by a car or you get an illness that leaves you bed-bound for months?

Income Protection might seem pretty far down the list of required insurances, but if you’re out of work for more than a few weeks, you’ll be so very glad you have it.

So what do you need to know about Income Protection – and should you actually buy it?
June 12 2018 7.5 min read Income Protection

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