Money Minder UK

How can I protect my family? (continued)

The best way to home in on the figure you need is to ask yourself a series of questions.

You shouldn't forget to take practicalities into consideration such as how much can you reasonably afford to pay towards a policy each month. This should be a balance between ensuring the cover you need is in place and leaving enough disposable income for enjoying life - after all the best outcome is a claim never needs to be made on life insurance.

You should be clear on your current policy position before you start to make sure you're not paying out unnecessarily.

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