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Long term renters urged to look at protection similar to mortgage holders

Long-term renters should look at ways in which they can financially protect themselves, similar to mortgage holders, a leading insurance company has said. With rents across the country now 8pc higher on average than their Celtic Tiger peak in 2008, Royal London has urged renters to consider protection against illness and death. In Dublin, rents…
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Thousands more in line for mis-sold insurance refund

There are now calls for the reopening of a redress scheme which has already seen thousands of people refunded money over the mis-selling of payment protection insurance. Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty has written to Central Bank Governor Philip Lane seeking the widening of the redress scheme after a High Court ruling, the Irish…
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Did you take out Mortgage Protection Cover during the Celtic Tiger Era?

If you did take out Mortgage Protection Cover during the Celtic Tiger Era then you really must read this to save €€€'s on your payments and still have the same cover. REASONS TO SWITCH AND SAVE ON MORTGAGE 1. You are probably still paying a bigger repayments that the banks were charging during the good times.…
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Using social media data to detect fraud

Internet users need to be aware of what they are posting online - because if it is publicly available, it's up for grabs by insurers, according to the head of technology for Metlife In Dublin this week, Marty Lippert, the company's executive vice president for global technology and operations, said the insurance giant uses social…
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5 Reasons to switch and save on Mortgage Protection Cover

I want to show you how you could save money on your premiums and still get the best cover possible. People are now waking up to the reality that they are paying too much for their Mortgage Protection Insurance and Life Cover. Many people with mortgage protection cover policies that were taken out during the celtic tiger era are…
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Sometimes even the CEO needs a little help understanding

Mortgage Protection: I was notified of the untimely and sudden death of an old friend and client in 2016. He and his wife had a joint life mortgage protection policy in force to covered their mortgage. Disbelief: We informed their lender of his death and confirmed we were processing the claim. To my amazement the lenders…
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Electric Ireland rewarding its loyal residential customers

Electric Ireland has reduced its electricity prices for all customers three times in less than two years. Those reductions, together with the additional savings now on offer, will give a total saving of €184 per year for the average electricity customer compared to 2013 prices. This saving rises to €280 per year for customers with…
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Top 10 reasons for buying Life Insurance

The odds of needing Life Insurance are far greater than having your house catch on fire or crashing your car,  but yet you probably already have insurance for both of those. Life Insurance can allow you to maintain your independence, so you won’t need to rely on a spouse or children to take care of…
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What Will I Live On When I Retire?

What Will I Live On When I Retire? Kieran Murphy of theinsurancedoctor.ie on what will you do for money when you retire on the Business Eye show. [button text="Get a Life Insurance quote now!" link="/income-protection/" style="default" size="normal" target="_self" display="inline" icon="no"] or call Kieran@theinsurancedoctor.ie
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