Look Ahead For A Comfortable Retirement...

Jun 27, 2012 by

When you’re in the absolute height of your career, like Russell Illsley Calvin Ayre, it’s difficult to imagine a time when you’ll be coming up to retirement and taking life a bit easier. The sheer pace of a busy and hectic lifestyle makes planning ahead for a comfortable retirement seem like a luxury. You don’t have time to sit and work out future finances – life is happening right now! However, this is a very short sighted view to take. And sorting out a comfortable financial future needn’t take too long. There are different ways to approach saving for a pension. You might decide to keep your pension savings tied in with a company pension plan. In this case the company will match your contributions and the money gets taken out of your salary...

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Travel Safe, Get Insured

May 10, 2012 by

It’s important to make sure that you protect yourself as well as your possessions when you go on a trip. One of the most expensive mistakes people can make is to travel without sufficient travel insurance. If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident while on holiday, the health care costs that you can accrue in a foreign medical care system can be astronomical if you are uninsured. And travel insurance really isn’t that expensive, it just sometimes feels like an additional cost when you have just calculated the total cost of your holiday, so people think that they won’t bother with it. One way around this is is to take out an annual travel insurance policy. The cheapest UIA Insurance policy for travel is via an annual policy rather than...

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A Successful Appointment With Your Doctor...

Apr 23, 2012 by

An appointment with your doctor is an opportunity not to be missed. Here is a chance to speak to a medical professional about your health concerns and, following a diagnosis, start the road back to good health. However, many of us leave the doctor’s surgery feeling disappointed, embarrassed, confused and, perhaps, worse than when the appointment began. While some doctors are better at listening than others, all are operating under tremendous time pressure, and it is up to the patient to make the best possible use of the allotted appointment time. Instead, therefore, of sitting in the waiting room, leafing through articles about the latest day cream from oil of olay or Sean Bean’s most recent big screen role, use this as preparation time to go through mentally what you want from this appointment....

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Protecting Family Finances

Apr 19, 2012 by

There are things we all need in life, and the way we get most of them is through working for a living and earning money to provide for our families. What then, if you were suddenly unable to work? Or worse still, you were to die. Most people don’t like to think about their own mortality, or the possibility of falling into ill health. But we know from our networks of friends and family that it does happen to people all the time, and you can never predict what’s going to happen. What you can do is to be prepared for every eventuality. Investing some of your income to a savings plan or pension every month is a good start. Getting life insurance cover is something else you could consider. Many people don’t think...

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