Understanding how life insurance works

Life insurance can bring peace of mind for your loved ones and help you to relax, knowing you're looking after their financial wellbeing.

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What is life insurance?

What is life insurance?

Learn about what life insurance is, how it works and why you might need it with our guide.

What are the benefits or life insurance?

Benefits of life insurance

Is life insurance right for you? In our guide we look at the benefits that persuade people to get a life insurance policy

How much does life insurance cost?

How much does life insurance cost?

All life insurance quotes will depend on your unique circumstances, so use our guide to find out whether you can qualify for standard terms cover.

Different types of life insurance

Different types of life insurance

Learn about the main types of life insurance and how they may be able to benefit your family

What is the difference between life assurance vs life insurance?

Life insurance vs life assurance

Life insurance and life assurance are different things, and one may be more appropriate for you than the other. Learn more here.

What is term life insurance

What is term life insurance?

Find out about 'term' life insurance and the different types available, as well as how term life differs to whole life.

Guide to decreasing term life insurance

Decreasing term life insurance

Decreasing term life insurance is most commonly used to help cover a mortgage should the worst befall you. Find out more here.

Guide to level term life insurance

Level term life insurance

Learn about how level term cover can help your loved ones with a cash payout that remains the same throughout your policy.

Guide ot increasing term life insurance

Increasing term life insurance

The effect of inflation can make sums of money lose their value over time. Learn about how to protect against this for your life insurance with our guide to increasing term cover.

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Alternative funeral ideas

Burial and cremation remain the two main forms of arranging a send-off, but there's a lot more to it

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Funeral costs by location

Where you choose to have your funeral could have an impact on the cost. Find out more here

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How much does a funeral cost?

Lots of factors can affect what you pay for a funeral, like the type of funeral you're after and its location. Read on to find out more.

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What is a direct cremation?

Learn about direct cremations, a cost-effective way of having a cremation funeral. They may not be for everyone, so find out more

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Burial or cremation?

Choosing burial or cremation might be am emotional choice for lots of people. Knowing what to consider could help you decide.

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How much does a coffin cost?

Whether you choose a coffin or a casket, there's quite a lot of variety in prices for coffins. Read our guide to help you make a decision

Life insurance over 70s

Life insurance over 70

Life insurance can help give you peace of mind, especially if you want to provide for your family after you've gone

Can I insure my parents

Can you insure your parents?

You can help your parents to pay their life insurance premiums. Find out about your parents and life insurance with our guide

Life insurance for mums

Life insurance for mums

Mums can have extra reasons to think about life insurance, so if it's something you're thinking about then find out more here

Life insurance for self-employed

Life insurance for the self-employed

If you're self-employed, you might want to make sure you've got extra protection for your family. Find out more here

Death in service vs life assurance

Death in service vs life insurance

If you're confused about the differences between death in service and life insurance, or if you don't know if you need both, find out here

Over 60s life insurance

Life insurance for over 60s

Approaching retirement age can make you think about the financial plans you have in place. Find out if life insurance should be a part of it

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Ways to pay for a funeral

Funerals can be expensive, but there are a number of ways to pay for them and help you save. Read our guide to find out more

Six reasons people need life insurance

Six reasons people get life insurance

Here are 6 of the most common reasons people choose to take out a life insurance policy

Terminal Illness Cover

Terminal illness cover

We hope that terminal illness cover isn't something you have to worry about, but if it is, life insurance can help

What is mortgage life insurance?

Mortgage life insurance

Protecting your mortgage can be an important consideration when you buy a house. Find out how life insurance can help

Critical illness cover

Learn about how critical illness cover can help you when you and your loved ones need it most