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Benefits of Over 50s Life Insurance for Your Parents

Collaborative Post Discussing life insurance and funeral plans with a parent is never an easy task. However, when your parents have reached a certain age, it’s incredibly important that you know what your parents would like for their funeral and whether they have a life insurance policy in place. Perhaps your parents have come to […]

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Scamming phone callers asking for payment cards

It’s always wise to be wary of the identity of a person you don’t know when speaking to them on the phone, even if they give you a name or a phone number. If a call you’ve received ‘doesn’t seem quite right’, it’s better safe than sorry. Report fraud or attempted fraud, by contacting Action […]

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Why you need to ensure travel insurance declarations include mental health conditions

We know we need to declare physical conditions and medications when we’re looking for travel insurance, but how many of us think about notifying insurers of mental health issues? Or are even sure what constitutes such a condition? According to AllClear, a specialist medical travel insurance provider, many older travellers aren’t declaring mental health issues […]

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Tax benefits for older people

Do my ageing parents still have to pay tax? What benefits and schemes are there to help them? When you’re helping relatives and friends to manage their finances as they get older, there are several questions you may want to clear up regarding their finances. Tax professionals Tax Rebate Services offer the following pointers. Attendance […]

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NHS Continuing Healthcare: why it’s important to have a coordinator

  Claiming NHS Continuing Healthcare in the UK is an uphill struggle. Our expert Roger Burgess explains why it’s so important to ensure an independent coordinator is appointed. Note: This article was originally published in February 2016, and the Framework it discusses has since been updated. While much of this article is still relevant, there […]

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