“Protecting the family’s finances against the consequences of serious illness – or even death – is challenging in a difficult economic climate. But there are ways to prioritise cover and keep a lid on premiums.
Working nine to five is enough to drive you crazy if you let it, as the song goes. But if you have to give up your job as a result of a serious accident or ill health – or worse, die prematurely – the resulting loss of income can quickly generate greater grief for a family as any savings drain away.
Financial support from the State is limited – and only some employers will lend a helping hand. Building a personal financial safety net can reduce money worries.”
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