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Why You Absolutely Need To Consider Taking Out Critical Illness Cover

Nobody likes to think about getting seriously ill. “Life is for the living!” The problem is that “life” also tends to chuck us a few curveballs, and those curveballs sometimes come dressed up as nasty illnesses! Let’s be honest, everybody knows somebody who’s been diagnosed with a horrible dread disease. Here are 3 compelling reasons why you need critical illness cover:
  • Cancer
  • Stroke
  • Heart Disease (and that includes heart attacks)
The 3 diseases, mentioned above, account for more than 75% of the life insurance industry’s critical illness claims.

That’s a pretty important bit of statistical info, don’t you think?

As a current life insurance policy holder or perhaps even someone who is looking to take out critical illness cover for the very first time, wouldn’t it make your life so much easier if you knew exactly what people were claiming against?

If you know that life insurers are paying out more than 75% of their critical illness claims for 1. Cancer 2. Strokes 3. Heart Disease, your purchasing decision should already be made up.

You need critical illness cover. And if you aren’t convinced, here are a few bits of info that will knock your socks off:
  • Statistically women are at higher risk of contracting a critical illness, and statistically they have less insurance than the guys.
  • +- 130 heart attacks & +- 240 strokes occur every day. A quarter of those result in death
  • 1 in 3 men and 1 in 4 women will have a heart condition before they are 60.
Perhaps it’s time to heed the warning! Stress, diets and the general pace of life, in the 21st century, are resulting in more & more serious illnesses.

Looking for a critical illness quote? Why not apply right here.

The iHound