Income protection insurance can provide you with up to 75 percent of your normal income if you are injured or ill and are unable to work. It can be a real saviour in times of need.
Unless you are a believer in tarot, a practising astrologer, a seer with the power of foresight, then you really do not know what is going to happen tomorrow. If you are not fully covered by all the right insurance policies and something bad happens, then you could be in a whole lot of trouble. Imagine if all of a sudden you were in a bad accident or became very sick and couldn’t work. Ok, you might have health insurance which will pay for your medical expenses, but how are you going to pay for everything else, life is expensive, and it gets more expensive when you are not well. Income protection cover is the best way of protecting yourself and your family from the random and chaotic occurrences in life.
Income protection insurance in Australia will generally pay about 75 percent of your income for a set period of time if you are sick or injured and are unable to work. It effectively keeps providing you with a regular pay check while you are sick, insuring that you can get on with life and with getting better. The last thing you want when you are in a position like this is to be worrying about finances. The added stress will make your recuperation harder and could even make you worse.
The last thing you need when you are recovering from illness or injury is stress about money, so get a income protection insurance quote today to secure your future. Most companies will insure anyone between the ages of 18 and 59 so you should look around to find the best policy. When you are looking you should compare the premiums, the length of time that they will provide the cover for you, the percentage of your earnings they will provide as well as checking out the history and financial status of the insurance provider. Once you have a number of different quotes before you, it is about working out how much you want to pay now versus how much you might need if you are injured or ill in the future.