Income Protection provides the opportunity for people who are out of work due to illness or accident through a monthly payment to provide financial security. When it comes to the amount of cover to take out, this can be determined with the help of an Advisor as well as the amount of time they are prepared to work before they are eligible to put a claim in.
Comparing it to life cover, Income Protection Insurance can be expensive. This is due to the fact that you are more likely to claim on your Income Protection Insurance than claiming on your Life Insurance policy, but the payment of monthly benefit will carry on until you return to work. This only applies to the cheaper version of the policy which only pays out over 24 months.
There are some differences between Income Protection Insurance and Critical Illness Cover. Income Protection Insurance pays out for anything that stops you from working whereas. Critical Illness cover prevents you from working have specified illnesses they apply to.
Applicants who are employed by companies that do not offer generous sick pay schemes or are self employed usually look at this type of policy.
Here at Halifaxmoneyman, we believe in equal opportunity in the situation of a customer taking out insurance. We wouldn’t be doing our jobs if we didn’t mention it!
Our mortgage advice team offers all our customers a free, no-obligation protection review. From this, we will then recommend which products like critical illness and income protection match your circumstances. If necessary, we will then work out the plan that fits well with your available monthly budget.
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