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Why to get life insurance when you're younger


5 October, 2021

If you asked most young adults if they have thought about life insurance, they would probably say that they are too young, it is not for them or it’s too expensive; all of which is incorrect.

There are a lot of benefits to getting life insurance as a younger adult and it's probably the best time to get it.

One of the main reasons to get life insurance while you are young is that it is cheaper. The younger you are, the healthier you tend to be and so you are seen as a lower risk.

If you are planning on getting a mortgage

Some mortgage providers will insist on you having a life insurance policy in case anything happened to you before paying your mortgage back in full.

If you have people who are dependent on you

Life insurance is all about financially protecting the people you care about. Should anything happen to you, a life insurance policy would help towards any debt you may leave.

You want to get married

Similarly, if the worst should happen to you, having life insurance would take the financial burden of any debt you may leave away from your spouse.

You work in a high-risk job

The chances of something happening to you whilst you’re young are far lower. However, they are slightly increased depending on the type of job you have so it might be worth erring on the side of caution.

If you have decided that you think life insurance might be a good idea for you, click here to complete our quick and easy form to get a free quote today.

Editorial Disclaimer: This article was updated 18.10.2021

Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, and not those of any bank, credit card issuer or any other company. This article has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these organisations.

NB:The information on this page does not constitute financial advice, please do your own research to ensure that the product / service is right for your individual circumstances.

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