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Self employed insurance is designed to help financially protect entrepreneurs in the workforce that are their own boss. This protection has several forms to cover needed areas just in case the self employed can no longer work, earn a living and protect their business interest. This protection will then help them care for their families and the future of their business.
Self employed insurance is financial protection to help cover the costs of being sick or injured along with the earnings a person misses out on because they are no longer able to function in the workplace. It can cover all aspects of protection or just the areas of importance to each policyholder.
Self employed insurance covers a multitude of trades and jobs ranging from the beauty industry with beauty therapist insurance to tradesman insurance and professional business and tree surgeon insurance
Since the self employed are the boss, the decision to take out self employed insurance a personal decision. What has to be taken into consideration is how will the family pay the bills if something happens to the patriarch who can no longer bring an income home? For those that answer this question with ‘I am not sure’, self employed insurance is the best option so the family will be provided for.
There are many different areas of health cover the self employed can take out to help protect them and their business. The list below includes what is available so each person can make their own tailored made cover.
The above list of health insurance policies does have some exclusion included in the cover. The list includes, but not limited to injury or illness due to illegal drug use, alcohol abuse, travelling to or being in an area of the world where an epidemic breakout has occurred or caused by criminal activity.
The answer is yes, the business side of being self employed also need protection. The following helps to take care of the legal side of operating a business and being self employed.
None of the above types of insurance is protection if you pass away. This unfortunate event can occur by accident or of natural causes. When it does occur the only type of cover that will provide your family with financial support is life insurance. There are many different levels of life insurance and types.
The level you decide on can in part be determined by your debt level, so the bills and mortgages will be paid upon your untimely death.
The types of cover include term, permanent, whole, universal, variable, variable universal, survivorship and final expenses. Each type has its limitations and payout amounts.
The path to reducing the cost of being insured for the self employed is highly dependent on what is taken out as financial protection.
To help reduce the cost of health insurance, many agents will offer a discount for joining a gym, for non-smokers and anything else that shows a healthy lifestyle is followed.
A big contributor to reducing the premium of any cover is the level of excess that will be paid when making a claim. The higher the excess, the larger the reduction in the premium will be.
When applying for cover many firms now offer a discount of up to 10% when it is completed online.
Having self employed insurance is a personal choice to help the entrepreneurs of this world to take care of the ‘just in case’ situations that are out of their control. The covers listed above will help take care of the bills so not only will the business survive, but the self employed can keep their homes and care for their families.
To find the best deal, 3 to 6 quotes should be requested from different insurance companies once you have determined just what you need and the level of coverage necessary for your business. You can also break up the requests for quotes in 3 categories including health, business and life cover. The more due diligence you do, the better the cover will be tailored made for your needs.