Category: Illness

Helping you on Life's Financial Journey

Financial impact of serious illness

What if I get a serious illness?

We were asked the following question recently by a client in his mid 40’s – “what are the chances of me getting a serious illness versus dieing”. Well the attached info graphic explains the answer very well for him. A male is 4 times more likely to suffer a serious illness before the age of…
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Life assurance companies publish their claim statistics

Its that time of year when life assurance companies publish their claim statistics and here are some interesting details from Zurich Life’s 2019 death & serious illness cover claim statistics. In relation to serious illness claims, heart related illnesses account for 31% of male claims and yet for females, it was only 3%. At Zurich,…
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