In simple terms, income protection is a way of making sure you and your family have a financial cushion if you need it. Like most people, you probably insure your home and your car against the unexpected. If you have a pet, you probably insure that too. But what about your income? When life is […]
February 17 2019 6:00 PM Insurer reports 11pc rise in cancer claims despite smoking drop-off, writes Michael Cogley Half of death claims are cancer-related says Martin Duffy (pictured) from Irish Life Insurance company Irish Life paid out almost €300m in life insurance, illness, and injury claims to more than 6,900 people last year, according to […]
Qualified Financial Advisor Kristine Reynolds has scooped a prestigious industry award for earning top marks in specialist exams.
BY RACHEL MCLAUGHLIN www.donegalwoman.ie Ms Reynolds was awarded the 2018 Life Assurance Educational Achievement Award at the 2018 Brokers Ireland Annual Lunch last week. She was the joint winner of the accolade alongside Kate Duffy. Both women succeeded in gaining the highest marks in the Retirement Planning Advice (professional designation designed for pension specialists) exams with the […]
1 in 2 (48%) of millennial workforce has experienced mental health issues Likelihood of significant income interruption vastly underestimated by workforce Workers saving an average of €335 for ‘rainy day’ but not protecting their income 22nd August 2018: As economic growth continues and the labour market reaches full employment, leading pension, investment and income protection provider, Friends First, has released the […]
One in four Irish workers worries regularly about loss of earnings due to illness or injury Being unable to work and provide for their families due to illness, injury or death is a significant worry for Irish workers. Over a third worry about it at least once a month, while 13% said it was on […]