Faith Archer

Insurance expert

Faith Archer is an award-winning money journalist, previously Deputy Personal Finance Editor at The Daily Telegraph and now a columnist at Woman & Home and blogger at Much More With Less.

Faith aims to make money matters easier to understand, with practical tips on everything from household bills and family budgeting to investments, pensions and tax.

Faith commenting on life insurance...

“No one wants to think about dying, but life insurance can help protect your loved ones financially if the worst happens.   

Do consider how much your family would need to get by if you weren’t around. Clearing the mortgage might not be enough if they couldn’t afford food and heating.  

The good news is that if you compare life insurance quotes, you’ll find that the younger you are when you take out a policy, the cheaper it’s likely to be.” 

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Let’s be honest, none of us like to think about dying as it's too depressing. But when you consider figures from Royal London, which show that nearly six out of every 10 of us die without a will, it seems like when it comes to passing away, few of us accept that it will ever actually happen. 

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