Short term pain for long term gain

It can be tempting to make life insurance choices based on price. Who wants to pay a bigger premium, especially when you’re young and money is tight? That’s why many tick the option that costs less in the early years but is re-adjusted every year. However these...

10-foot tall and bulletproof..

If you’ve raised teenagers you know what I’m referring to. They emerge ready to take on the world and gloriously ignorant of life’s pitfalls. As a priority, insurance comes in about 88th place, below learning Esperanto and studying actuarial tables. This is a risky...

A painful reminder that insurance matters.

A few weeks ago I was enjoying a video chat with an old friend. I laughingly mentioned the mosquito bite I had somehow received on my forehead. She took a closer look, and told me it might not be a mosquito bite. The conversation turned serious and she asked me to...

A spring clean can turn up insurance savings.

Insurance isn’t something you should skimp on. That said, we find many people are over-paying for policies, or even paying for cover they don’t need. In this era of rising interest rates, a ‘spring clean’ of your insurance policies could uncover some useful savings....

YOUR BEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT COULD BE AN INSURANCE REVIEW

It’s not what you hope to find under the Christmas tree, but a thorough review of your insurance could be a very good idea right now. We’re approaching that time of year when people relax and let their hair down. There’s fun in the sun, boating, barbecues and...