Disposable income at nine-year low

Title: Disposable income at nine-year low There’s been much press comment about the extent to which people are feeling their incomes squeezed. Much of this has been in relation to government spending cuts. But it was only when the Office of National Statistics (ONS)...

How to recover from losing your job

People react in different ways to redundancy. But there’s no getting away from the fact that losing your job is one of the most stressful periods in anyone’s life. UK jobless figures might be inexplicably falling, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t losing their jobs...

The value of having Income Protection

What value would you place on being able to provide for your family? Often we don’t think of the costs because usually there’s no need to do so. But the costs are likely to be much higher than you realise. It begs the question what would happen if you or your partner...

A nation of achievers

Wow! What a great Olympic season for Team GB. They have triumphed, winning 29 gold  medals and coming third in total with 65 medals, giving the nation a great sense of pride. As you celebrate the success of this country, think about the hard work you have achieved in...

Cover is for life, not just for holidays

The holiday insurance business in the UK is booming. Anyone who has lost a bag or had problems with hotels or flights will understand why.  Yet in the grand scheme of things our holidays don’t take up much of our time and don’t last long either. It seems hard to...