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The Advantages of Critical Illness Protection

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What would you do if you were diagnosed with a critical illness? If you were to die from the illness your life cover (assuming you have it) would trigger a payment to your dependents in accordance with your will. However, a critical illness may leave you incapacitated, unable to work and yet still very much alive. It’s not hard to see why critical illness protection is so important for us all to consider.

 It provides peace of mind

 One of the biggest worries people have when faced with this type of situation – that of critical illness – is money. Of course you worry about your health. But bills still have to be paid, and if you are unable to work you may immediately face financial problems.

 It covers all eventualities

 Of course, this cover shouldn’t replace life insurance. It is designed to run alongside it, covering more situations than life cover alone could manage. Few people think of being left with a critical illness instead of dying outright. That’s why life cover is often something that gets arranged for the family whereas critical illness protection gets forgotten.

Now however, you can see it has its own advantages. You would hope never to have cause to claim on this policy, but wouldn’t it make sense to have it there ready just in case you should ever need to? With affordable policies 

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