Category Archives: Insurance

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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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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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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Is your bank making extra money out of your mortgage protection policy?

Banks and Home Lenders rely on customers inertia to make profits. Are you paying over the odds? At The Insurance Doctor we constantly review our customers Mortgage Protection and Financial Protection arrangements. We constantly find that the monthly repayments for the insurance cover can be reduced in most cases. In most cases it appears that…
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Pick a life insurance policy that complements your retirement strategy

Choosing the right Life Insurance policy  Life insurance helps you accumulate extra income for retirement and allows you to adjust your premium according to your budget. You can choose to pay the minimum required to keep the policy working for you, or you can contribute more, depending on your financial situation. At a very high…
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I Wish I’d Gotten Life Insurance Before I Got Pregnant

I knew that having our first child meant that getting life insurance should be a top priority for both me and my husband. We researched policies, got a quote for an affordable term life insurance policy and had our medical exams. Imagine my surprise when, a few weeks later, the agent called me back and…
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Adam Lambert had to insure for voice for £30m

Adam Lambert insists he had to insure his voice for £30 million because he had to protect his earning capabilities. The 'For Your Entertainment' hitmaker took out the huge policy in 2012 to safeguard his voice and he insists it's a sensible thing to do because it's what he uses to pay his bills. He…
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