Insurance priorities for all ages – Life Stage: Mature Couples and Singles

You likely have a sense of financial comfort. You’re feeling healthy but are aware that you’re entering an age bracket in which heart attacks, strokes and other serious illnesses can strike.
Are your family, friends or adult children part of the large percentage of Australians who are under-insured? Here’s a simple guide to stage-of-life insurance priorities.

Protecting your income

Anybody who relies on an income can have their investment plans and their lifestyles derailed by an unexpected absence from work. Income protection insurance can help to cover against such damage by providing cash flow during a prolonged period of illness or injury.