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Posted on: 12 Jul, 21

Everybody wants to feel that, even if they were diagnosed with a critical illness, they’d be able to cope financially. Critical Illness cover can help minimise the financial impact on you and your family if you become critically ill. Being diagnosed with a critical illness can affect anyone at any age, strike at any time and can turn lives upside down.

While it’s easier to explain the importance of life cover, one scenario people often overlook is what would happen if they were diagnosed with a critical illness. One in two people in the UK will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime[1], every seven minutes someone will have a heart attack and every 12 minutes someone will have a stroke"

Focus on getting better

In the event of being unable to work due to critical illness, having access to the right amount of money can alleviate some of the financial stress of the situation. The important thing is being able to focus on getting better and not having to worry about money. Critical illness can severely impact the way you live your life, especially when you have to consider supporting your family while you are recovering. People finding themselves in this situation may use their savings to supplement their loss of income, some may rely on an employment benefits package, while others may and that critical illness cover is their best option.

Minimise the financial impact

It’s easy to think ‘I’d cope, that’ll never happen to me’, but most of us know someone either directly or through friends and family that has been affected. Any of us can become ill at any age – and with appropriate critical illness cover in place, it could help to give some financial security at a difficult time...

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