Life Insurance Medical Issues

How To Buy Life Insurance With Bad Health

We're arranged cover for client with all kinds of weird and wonderful health conditions.

So nothing phases us.

Here are the 23 most common conditions we come across.

Applying for Life Insurance with Type 2 Diabetes

Can you get life insurance if you have diabetes?

The simple answer is yes, you can get life insurance with Type 2 diabetes

Provided you are taking care of yourself, following your GP's advice and your HbA1c reading is less than 9.

The higher your HbA1C reading, the more difficult it will be to get affordable cover.

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.

Getting Life Insurance With Epilepsy

You may be worried about applying for mortgage life insurance with epilepsy.

You've come to the right place.

We've helped lots of our friends get cover with the least amount of hassle - here's our quick guide.
February 6 2020 3 min read Blog Life Insurance Medical Issues

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

Life Insurance Alzheimers Disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting for 50-60% of all cases.

It is a progressive neurological condition characterised by the build-up of proteins known as plaques in the brain.

These plaques gradually damage and destroy the nerve cells making it more and more difficult to remember, reason, understand and express ideas.

There is currently no known cause and no cure for the condition. As a result, it's not possible for someone with Alzheimer's to get insured.
October 9 2019 2 min read Life Insurance Medical Issues

Life Insurance and Alcohol

Can an alcoholic get life insurance?

The simple answer is no - if they are still drinking.

Life insurance and alcohol is not a good mix.

If they haven't drunk in 2 years then there is a chance of getting life insurance.

But there will be a significant increase in the price of their cover (on average they'll pay three times the normal price)

Life Insurance with Crohn’s or Ulcerative Colitis

Worried that Crohn's Disease will affect your life insurance or mortgage protection application?

You've come to the right place. We're the experts when it comes to life insurance with health issues.

Here's our quick guide to getting life insurance with Crohn's Disease.

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.”

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