Cutting through the fake news

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No matter how much the world around us changes (seriously, 2020 has been one hell of a ride), there are a few things that never do – the misconceptions around life insurance!

I’ve worked as an adviser for 8 years, and in finance for even longer, and I still hear the same excuses for not getting covered and the same ‘fake news’ about why people think it’s not for them.

It’s time to fact check some of those ideas!

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No advisers, no surprises? No way!

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NO AdI saw an ad for insurance company NobleOak the other day which really made my blood boil. It’s the one where the guy says that with most life insurance you’re ‘being sold an illusion’. The ad claims that life insurance through NobleOak is 20% cheaper than if you buy through an adviser or direct with an insurer.

They highlight that they only offer ...

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What are you really buying when you get insurance online?

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What are you buyingYou’ve probably seen me post before about the risks of buying insurance online. But I wanted to delve a bit deeper into this issue because it seems many people have misconceptions about getting life insurance advice.

Here are some of the myths I come across regularly about online insurance and financial advice…

“Online insurance is cheaper!”

False. An insurance policy that ...

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If it seems too good to be true…

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While watching the Australian Survivor finale the other night (Lee was robbed) I came across the following ad for Real Insurance…

Real Commercial

In the ad we see David, who has just received a call from his doctor. We can infer, from his conversation with his wife, that he had a medical scare. But he’s just received the great ...

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