It’s very easy for us to look at life insurance as something that’s not really a priority when it comes to the household bills. However, a staggering number of people end up in a situation when the main breadwinner in the family becomes critically ill or even dies, leaving bills to pay.
In today’s blog, The Cheapest Life Insurance takes a brief look at just some of the reasons you might choose to get life insurance and why a small investment now could really make a difference should the worst happen.
Why get life insurance?
There are so many reasons to consider life insurance, but as a general rule, if you have a mortgage, a family and children, then life insurance is something you may want to consider.
Equally, if you have any kind of dependents or a partner, then you should think about how life insurance could help you should something happen. Remember, any bills or debts are passed on to a living spouse or the family when someone dies. They are not written off as some people think.
What amount of life insurance?
This is really down to the individual and their personal circumstances. For example, the value of your mortgage might be £150’000 and you may want to leave a cash sum to your partner or family in the event of your death. So you would need to add up your mortgage total, any debts and the cash sum you want to leave to get a total amount to get insured for.
What kind of life insurance should I get?
This again is down to the individual and their own personal circumstances. So it could mean considering your age, the kind of job you do, your overall health and medical history. There are different types of life insurance that are more appropriate for certain people, so you should search the market for the best deal based on your circumstances.
Should I go for the cheapest life insurance quote?
Well this again depends on the individual. There could be certain limitations or exclusions with in a policy so you will want to check these out and compare them thoroughly before making any rash decisions.
Do I need professional advice?
Life insurance is relatively straight-forward, but if you are unsure then you should always get independent professional advice from and adviser. The Cheapest Life Insurance is not able to offer you advice, but can offer you a range of quotes from our life insurance panel to compare.