Archive for May, 2012

Maximise the lifetime income from your pension at retirement

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Why shopping around for an annuity could increase your income

Thousands of people could end up with bigger pensions as new rules will force insurers to inform customers about better annuity options. The Association of British Insurers’ (ABI) new code of conduct forces insurers to give more information about how consumers can ‘shop around’ for a better deal, while ensuring that those with health problems receive a higher income as a result. (more…)

The critical factor

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Providing financial security at an emotional and difficult time

It’s easy to think “it won’t happen to me,” but if the worst should happen, your critical illness insurance could help provide financial security at an emotional and difficult time. Whether it helps pay off your mortgage, funds a relaxing holiday to recover from treatment, or just help you cope with the bills and expenses, the lump sum pay-out from critical illness insurance cover could relieve worries and let you concentrate on getting better. (more…)