Tag: income protection

Family Income – A fragile responsibility?

Posted by / October 14, 2020

Employed, self-employed, zero-hours, flexi-working, the world of work is changing. Even without the current uncertainties, it’s becoming almost expected that we may experience some form of break in our earnings potential during a career. This may be for various reasons such as planned caring responsibilities, or career-changing, or unplanned such as a cancelled contract or period of unemployment. Suppose it’s a planned career break, you’ll have had time to plan your finances and make adjustments, such as part-time working or […]

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Membership perks: enjoy free access to GP 24/7

Posted by / May 23, 2019

Enjoy waiting for days on end to see your GP? No, you probably don’t. How about taking time off work so you can make your appointment? Or trekking into town at inconvenient times? GPs are brilliant. And we are so fortunate to have the NHS. But let’s face it. Trying to see your local GP can be a little frustrating – not to mention time-consuming. Waiting ten days for an appointment – the average wait time in England – isn’t […]

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6 Tips to Get Your Finances in Order in Your 30’s & 40’s

Posted by / April 30, 2019

6 tips to get your finances in order in your 30s and 40s

With you twenties behind you, your thirties and forties have the power to define your financial fortunes not just for now, but for many years to come. You don’t want financial stresses to ruin what can be some of the happiest days of your life, nor do you want to kick the financial can down the lane for later years. Here are a few tips to grips with your finances through the fabulous thirties and forties. Make a will. Don’t […]

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6 income protection myths that could harm your financial security

Posted by / March 20, 2019

6 income protection myths

We can’t all be financial experts. But you should at least be an expert with your own finances. Unfortunately it can be hard to separate the fact from the fiction and the pros from the cons with some financial products. Income protection cover has helped countless professionals protect their financial security when illness or injury temporarily left them unable to work. Yet some frustrating misconceptions prevent many people from exploring how income protection could benefit them. It’s time to bust […]

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PG Mutual partners with Chorley Building Society

Posted by / March 13, 2019

Chorley Building Society has partnered with income protection expert, PG Mutual, to offer an income protection product to their members. The product is called ‘Income Protection Plus’ and the plan will provide an income for policyholders if they are unable to work due to illness, accident or injury. What’s more, as an added bonus, PG Mutual returns profits to its members meaning the plan builds up a lump sum based on the length of time you have been with them, […]

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Second year of record growth for Income Protection Plus

Posted by / February 4, 2019

PG Mutual 2018 growth

PG Mutual are pleased to announce for the second year running a record increase in new policy sales and total number of new members joining us. In 2018, PG Mutual increased new policy sales by 34% and membership by 12%. Last February, PG Mutual introduced three new membership benefits: An Enhanced Loyalty Bonus* aiming to provide loved ones with a minimum capital sum of £10,000 as well as six months of income cover if they die before the maturity of […]

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A new take on New Year resolutions

Posted by / January 14, 2019

New Year Resolutions Blog from Agile Humans

This article is a guest post from the founders of Agile Human – a wellbeing specialist that helps individuals and organisations to become more productive, positive and energised. How many of us started last year with some New Year resolutions? Admit it. You’re one of them. And we’re going to bet that some of your resolutions were big, bold and juicy. Perhaps one had the potential to be truly life changing!   Everyone knows that person who was going to […]

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PG Mutual Paid 97% of Eligible Claims in 2017

Posted by / April 20, 2018

Our final claims figures for 2017 are in and we are thrilled with the results. In 2017, 97% of new Income Protection Plus claims were eligible for payment. That’s very comprehensive cover! Our top 3 causes of Income Protection Plus claims in 2017 were: Musculoskeletal at 31% Infections and flu at 17% Gastrointestinal at 16% Our average pay out for a claim in 2017 was £1,972.00 and the average age of those who claimed was 48. Hannah Crossley, Membership Services Manager at […]

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Introducing three NEW enhancements as part of our Income Protection Plus plan

Posted by / March 12, 2018

The three new enhancements include: New*   Enhanced Loyalty Bonus* – aims to provide insured members with a minimum capital sum  of £10,000 and six months income benefit to your family in the event of your death. New*     GP 24/7 – provides qualifying members with access to professional advice and guidance – wherever you are. The dedicated online app makes it easy to book appointments, attend a consultation via telephone or video link, and access health and fitness information (plus much more) all at the […]

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15 tips to get your finances back on track in 2018

Posted by / January 28, 2018

You started 2018 with such good intentions. Then the credit card and utility bills came along to dent your doormat and derail your financial ambitions, before you even had chance to begin. A cycle of credit card repayments, overdrafts, store cards and loan repayments can leave you in a precarious financial position. But with a mix of guts and guile you can get your finances back on track for the rest of 2018. The journey won’t be easy, but it […]

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