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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.

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.

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. 

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...

Where Can I Get Mortgage Protection Quickly?

Need mortgage protection quickly?

You've come to the right place.

I'm Mr Wolf, I solve problems.

How Smoking Affects Life Insurance Premiums

I’m not going to tell you not to smoke.

I’m not your ma.

I’m also not going to tell you about the health risks, because we all already know. After all, we’ve seen the big rotten tumour on the fag packets.

I am going to tell you that smoking makes your Life Insurance premiums more expensive.

And don’t think you’re not included in this one too, holier-than-thou-vape-smokers. While your vape may smell like cotton candy or whatever notion-y flavour you’ve gone for, the insurers will charge you more too.

Newlywed’s Life Insurance | The Essential Guide

You’ve just got married, and you’re already thinking about your other halves’ potential death.

How very Henry the VIII of you.

In all seriousness, getting married is a big deal. Of course, it is – there’s nothing quite like standing up in front of your friends and families and pledging your love to someone forever.

How to Compare Mortgage Protection Policies in Ireland 2020

Humans are lazy.

And I’m not just saying that as a broad statement.

We’re hardwired to conserve our energy when making life choices. And yes, you’re included in that ‘Mr I get up every morning at 5 am to do CrossFit for an hour before work’

That’s why, when you get a quote for Mortgage Protection (or any type of insurance), it’s reasonable to pick the cheapest insurance and not think about it ever again. But that’s not necessarily the wisest choice, young grasshopper.

What is Life Insurance Guaranteed Insurability?

A question I'm often asked is: Can I get more life insurance in the future if I need it?

My answer is: Yes, but you'll have to answer medical questions....unless you can use the guaranteed insurability option.

The response to which is invariably: What the hell is a guaranteed insurability option???

Should You Cancel Life Insurance?

Should you cancel life insurance?

It depends on the stage you're at in your life.

In this article, we look at who should, and who shouldn't cancel their life insurance.

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