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What is a Life Insurance Trust?

A life insurance trust allows you to ensure your policy pays out to the right people at the right time without waiting for grant of probate.

What's grant of probate?

A big, and lengthy, pain in the ass.

7 Essential Steps to Help You Choose a Life Insurance Policy in Ireland

Look, choosing a life insurance policy isn't easy.

But follow these quick tips and you'll be fine.

If not, I'm here to help.

Mother’s Life Insurance

There's no perfect way to protect yourself from the bad shit in life - just as there's no perfect way to bring up a child or make a margherita.

But there are terrible ways to do all three. And with each, you've got to know the basics before you begin.

Life Assurance Loading Reasons and Solutions

So those scoundrels at Aviva, Irish Life, Royal London, New Ireland or Zurich Life have increased your premium, eh?

And you're wondering why?

Let me explain:

Are you Really Uninsurable (you can’t get Life Insurance)?

Life Insurance might seem like a modern invention – like a lightbulb moment that could have happened in the last century given the rise of corporate banking and massive financial companies.

It actually goes back centuries – the first Life Insurance policies were taken out in the early 18th century and the first company to offer Life Insurance was founded in London in 1706.

It was called the Amicable Society for a Perpetual Assurance Office, which is long-winded but pretty brilliant. Who wouldn’t trust an ‘Amicable Society’ with their ‘Perpetual Assurance’?

Given that was London in the 1700s, modern Life Insurance probably comes with a lot less moustache twirling and tricorn hats.

Life Insurance, as a business, has been developing for centuries – so the vast majority of people can usually get some cover. Here’s what you need to know if you think you’re ‘uninsurable’.

Payout or Bust: Can Irish 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.

Cancer Cover 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.

How Much is the Commission on Life Insurance?

Some people like to know how much commission we make, others couldn't give a toss.

They're happy with the service and realise we don't work for nuthin'

But look, we've nothing to hide

Life Insurance for Young Families

Having a baby is great (not literally having it of course, us menfolk have to deal with the horrors of manflu, how unfair would the lord above have been to lumber us with pregnancy too).

But those days after baby arrives, they suck...

Laya Life Insurance – How Does it Compare?

Laya life insurance markets itself as no-frills life insurance, but is it a viable alternative to what's already on the life insurance market?

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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!

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