Take Charge Of Your Money podcast with Brendan Dale
Season 2, Episode 1 - 14 March 2022
Sponsored by Naked - The new way to insure your stuff
This is just a general chat about insurance. What it is and why it's so important. My guest is Terence Tobin from Rich Ideas and you can find him on Twitter @terencetobin and you can also book a free introductory chat with him to see what he can do for you.
Apologies for the sound quality on this episode, I am slowly getting better at this ;-)
Main topics discussed:
0:00 Podcast into and thanks to my sponsor
1:47 Isn't it a waste of money?
3:30 What is insurance really?
4:42 Income protection is super important
6:51 How do I know what insurance I need?
8:10 Policy documents are overwhelming
10:30 How to choose an insurer
12:40 How do independent financial planners work?
15:22 Reassess annually
What is insurance?
In short, it's a tool to manage risk. There are many things that could happen to us or our belongings, that will effect us financially. Insurance is a way to mitigate that risk in that we pay a monthly fee to an insurer who will then carry that financial burden should something happen.
In this chat we're really just covering some basic concepts and the rest of the Season will unpack all the major types of insurance that we may need to consider.
Terence specifically mentions Income Protection as a vital insurance product, here's more on how that works.
All about Income Protection
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