Income Protection is that still relatively rare product in many people’s financial portfolio. Why is this? Particularly when it covers far and away your biggest asset, your income. The reason we believe that income protection remains ignored by many people is because they don’t have to take out this cover. Unlike car insurance, which is required to

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22nd March, 2018

Posted In: Advice, Financial, Insights

The Health Insurance Authority has published the results of independent research on private health insurance in Ireland. The survey indicates a sizeable increase in consumer satisfaction with health insurance. The two primary drivers for having health insurance amongst respondents are the cost of treatment in Ireland and the perceived inadequate standard of public services. The

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13th February, 2018

Posted In: Advice, Health

Irish Life Health will reduce the premiums of 11 plans on 2 March 2018. Reductions will range from -1 to -11%. A full price template can be found here.ILH March Rate template.xlsx These changes apply to all new and renewing customers from this date. The above information was sourced with the permission of the Health

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13th February, 2018

Posted In: Advice, Health

Vhi Healthcare will reduce the premiums of 54 plans on 1 March 2018. Reductions will range from -4 to -7%. Vhi Healthcare will also end its half price kids offer on the “One Plan” range on this date, a new half price kid’s offer on “One Plan Family”, “Nurses Plan Select”, “Teachers Plan Select” and

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13th February, 2018

Posted In: Advice, Health

Vhi Healthcare will increase the premiums of PMI 08 11 and PMI 26 12 on 1 February 2018. PMI 08 11 will increase from €1,183.51 to €1,211.18 per adult and from €292.81 to €298.66 per child 1-3. Young adult rates will also increase. PMI 26 12 will increase from €1,298.17 to €1,337.12 per adult and

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13th February, 2018

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Laya Healthcare will add a new benefit called “QuickCare” to their remaining 16 plans on 31 January 2018. This benefit will give members an amount towards access to a number of approved urgent care centre centres for specific treatment for minor illnesses and injuries.  The benefits can be found on the attached spreadsheet. QuickCare Benefit Addition.xlsx

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13th February, 2018

Posted In: Advice, Health

Tax is a necessary evil. If we want to live in a country with access to public services, taxation is the system used to pay for these services. We can (and do!) argue and moan about the different levels of tax payable and whether they are levied fairly. But at the end of the day,

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13th February, 2018

Posted In: Advice, Financial, Insights

As we begin a new year, we’ve been thinking about how we can help our clients even more with all of their financial challenges. As part of this thinking we’ve identified a few ways in which we believe we help you manage your money better. So here goes…   Take a strategic view with your

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13th February, 2018

Posted In: Advice, Financial, Insights

We’re at that time of year again when nearly 50% of Health Insurance customers are getting to renew your health insurance in January. Many will simply renew without really thinking about it to any great extent – the Health Insurance providers are delighted when this happens! However more and more people are aware of the

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18th December, 2017

Posted In: Advice, Financial, Health, Insights

Experience in the life assurance industry shows that most life assurance policies are taken out by people in their 30’s, 40’s and to a lesser extent in their 50’s. There is a very low uptake of life assurance by people in their 20’s who think; “I don’t need it now, I’ll buy it when I

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18th December, 2017

Posted In: Advice, Financial, Insights

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