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April is Testicular Cancer Awareness month. It’s a cancer that’s most common in men ages 15-35 years, but men of all ages can be at risk [1].

Statistics from the Movember Foundation revealed that 1 in 10 men don’t know how to check for signs of the disease [2]. So as it’s Testicular Cancer Awareness month, we’ve put together three key points so that you are prepared.



[definition] Critical Illness Cover pays out when the worst happens and you’re diagnosed with a serious illness such as cancer or stroke.

At the age of 37, one of our clients received the worst news. She had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. The worst diagnosis you could ever receive. Sadly, there are 980 cases of cancer diagnosed every day*.


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Critical Illness Cover - Do you need it?

Could you and your family cope financially if the worst was to happen and you were to become seriously ill and could not earn a living?

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It Pays to Review Your Life Insurance – Our Client’s Story

We got in touch with our client for a routine review of her life and critical illness insurance, she didn't realise she could claim for a big pay-out.

It pays to review you life insurance

Our client took out decreasing life and critical illness insurance in December 2013. She took out the policy to help her cope financially in case the worst happened and she became critically ill.


Worrying is like putting an umbrella up when it isn’t raining…

Recently, one of our protection consultants told me about a case that she had been working on.

The client had come to us in 2012 to arrange a mortgage and was advised to consider her options in regards to life protection. Maybe she felt she didn’t need it, being in her early 30s, like most of us thinking that it’ll be something we may need in the future. But after some consideration she decided to take out a life and critical illness policy.