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Movember

Movember

 

I'm doing Movember this year, raising funds and awareness for men's health, please support the cause here mobro.co/willowgrove

I want to raise awareness about mens health and getting regular medical checks, even when you feel fine.

As a life insurance adviser, dealing with preventable conditions, particularly with men, is one of the most frustrating things I encounter.

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I'm thinking about having children but not sure what to do with my income protection?

I'm thinking about having children but not sure what to do with my income protection?

If you are pregnant or looking to have children, this is a great question to be asking.

To start with, you will be focused quickly on how baby is doing and finding the right baby things for you to be using, then after baby arrives, you will be too busy with baby to think about insurance.

One insurance thing you do need to put on the to-do list, is adding baby to your medical insurance cover within three months of arriving, this article talks more about baby. This post is about you as mum.

In general, if you have income protection you will have some disability coverage for the first 12 months after finishing work, if you are on maternity leave for longer than this, then things get a little more interesting.

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How do you insure your new baby in New Zealand?

How do you insure your new baby in New Zealand?

There are a number of ways to insure babies and children. Let us start at the beginning, pregnancy and conception.

In New Zealand currently, assistance with conception is limited to what is publicly funded. Private medical insurance does not cover conception issues; it can cover some pregnancy issues though.

What can you have covered once you are pregnant?

The public system is well equipped for dealing with pregnancy. It is unlikely you will need additional assistance that requires funding if you have a normal pregnancy.

If you do have complications with your pregnancy, then there are provisions under most medical insurance policies specialists and tests benefits to assist with private specialist costs. What you do need to consider are the finer points of the policy, this is where your adviser comes in.

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