Life insurance

Don’t rely on death in service benefits, warns Direct Line

Thursday, 21 June 2018 | News

Homeowners should not be relying on life insurance from their employer if they have dependants who would be unable to pay the mortgage if they died.

Visa technical issue resolved

Monday, 04 June 2018 | News

Problems with Visa card payment services, which affected Visa debit and credit cards, have been resolved following a hardware failure on Friday, which left consumers across Europe unable to make payments.

Aviva to refund 50,000 customers

Thursday, 24 May 2018 | News

Some 50,000 Aviva life insurance customers are due for a refund after the insurer spotted payment irregularities.

Worrying shift in the income protection market leaves workers at risk

Friday, 23 March 2018 | News

Workers are facing increasingly limited options in the income protection market, according to new research.

Autumn Budget 2017: ‘Stealth tax’ to hit millions of savers, says former pensions minister

Friday, 24 November 2017 | News

Millions of savers using products such as endowments and

How to get free life insurance

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 | Article

There is a simple way to establish whether you need to view life insurance as an essential financial product. You just have to ask yourself whether your death would leave someone worse off financially.

Is it time to reassess your life cover?

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 | Article

Today, the average age of a first-time mum is 28.5 years, while dads wait nearly five years longer until they're 33.1 years.

Tesco Bank launches free life insurance for expectant parents

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 | News

Tesco Bank has launched free life insurance for new and expectant, but how good is it?

Average life insurance payout wouldn't clear the mortgage

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 | News

The average UK life insurance payout wouldn't be enough to cover the average outstanding mortgage, claims data has revealed.

40 to 60 is the most dangerous time of life

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 | News

The vast majority of life insurance and critical illness claims are made for people between the age 40 and 60, Moneywise has learnt.