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The difference between life insurance & life assurance

Learn about the differences between life insurance and life assurance in our guide, and easily compare comprehensive life insurance policies with Uswitch.

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Life insurance for new parents

If you're a new parent, life insurance might not be the first thing on your mind - but it's actually a great time to get cover. Find out why in our guide.

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Finding life insurance with no medical

Finding life insurance with no medical

Can you get life insurance with no medical? Read our guide to find out whether you fit the requirements, then get a quote for no medical life insurance.

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Compare life insurance for over 60s

Compare life insurance for over 60s

Aged over 60 and looking for affordable life insurance policy? Read our guide and learn how to get the right level of cover at the right price, for life insurance over 60.

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Putting your life insurance in trust

Putting your life insurance in trust

If you're considering taking out a life insurance policy, your loved ones are more likely to benefit from it if it's 'written in trust'. Find out what putting life insurance in trust means for your beneficiaries.

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Life insurance for diabetics

Life Insurance for Diabetics - Everything You Should Know

How easy is it to get life insurance for diabetics type 2? This guide explains how having diabetes can affect the ability to get life insurance, as well as the cost of it, and what you can do to minimise the impact.

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Life insurance tax | Is it taxable?

Life insurance tax | Is life insurance taxable?

Are life insurance payouts taxable? Our guide to life insurance tax outlines how to get tax free life insurance and compare quotes.

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whole of life insurance

What is a whole of life insurance policy?

What is whole of life insurance, and what does it cover? Read our guide to whole of life insurance, also known as life assurance, and find out how to save.

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How to buy cheap life insurance

How to buy cheap life insurance

Do you have dependents? You could benefit from life insurance. We explain what to consider when searching for cheap life insurance and how Uswitch can help.

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Comparing life insurance: step by step

Comparing and Switching Life Insurance Policies

Finding the right insurance policy can allow you to relax in the knowledge that your family is protected. Compare, buy or switch life insurance policies within minutes.

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Life insurance for women

Life insurance for women

Traditionally, men have been the more likely to get life insurance, but it is just as important for women, especially for those planning to start a family.

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Over 50s life insurance | Life insurance over 50

Over 50s life insurance | Life insurance over 50

Over 50s life insurance could save you money and better protect your family. Our guide to life insurance for the over 50s can help you decide what you need.

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Loans for bad credit and poor credit

Loans for bad credit and poor credit

Looking to find the best loan for bad credit? Uswitch.com can help with our guide on how to get the best loan for you.

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Level term life insurance | Term insurance

Level term life insurance | Term insurance

Level term life insurance covers a fixed period with a fixed payout. Read our guide to help find you the cheapest life insurance on the market.

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How much life insurance do you need?

When taking out life insurance, it can be difficult to calculate much cover you need. Read our guide and find out how, then compare quotes with Uswitch.

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Life insurance tips | Choose the best life insurance

Choosing the best life insurance policy can be confusing - read our life insurance tips before you compare and buy life insurance.

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Getting life insurance after surviving a critical illness

Funeral plans and life insurance

A funeral plan is an easy way to plan ahead and beat rising funeral costs. Find out how to help cover the cost of a funeral and ensure peace of mind.

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Getting life insurance after surviving a critical illness

Finding life insurance companies|Life insurance types

Find out about level term life insurance, mortgage protection, critical illness and more - compare life insurance online with Uswitch today.

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Joint vs. separate life insurance policies

Joint vs. separate life insurance policies

Couples or those with a joint financial interest can choose to take out a joint life insurance policy or their own separate policies. But which is best?

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Compare mortgage protection insurance with Uswitch

Mortgage protection insurance is one way to help cover your debt repayments in the event of losing your income. Learn more about mortgage protection cover.

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Life insurance jargon buster

Confused about life insurance? Our guide cuts through the jargon and helps you understand life insurance terms, from the sum insured to writing into trust.

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Death in service cover vs. life insurance

High risk life insurance

Read our guide to high risk life insurance and you'll learn how to find affordable life cover if your insurer considers you to be a high risk policyholder.

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Getting life insurance after surviving a critical illness

How much does life insurance cost?

Find out how to get affordable life insurance in our guide, and learn how to find the best policy. Compare with Uswitch and get cover from just £5 a month.

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Life insurance and your health | Insurance for smokers

What effect could your unhealthy habits have on your life insurance application? See if you can save if you you smoke, drink regularly or are overweight.

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Getting life insurance after surviving a critical illness

Getting life insurance after surviving a critical illness

It is possible to take out life insurance after you've survived a critical illness. Find out how to find cover and make sure you find the right policy for you.

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Decreasing term life insurance

Learn how decreasing term life insurance can protect your family's finances in the event of your death, including paying off your mortgage or other debts.

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Death in service cover vs. life insurance

Death in service cover vs. life insurance

Do you need life insurance if your employer provides a death in service benefit? Read our guide to find out how to combine both policies for more protection

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