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September 2021

August 2021

July 2021

LV= launches income protection products for mortgage holders and renters

30% (4.3m) of mortgage holders and 43% (3.4m) of private renters are worried about money But only 12% of mortgage holders and 5% of private renters have income protection insurance to provide an income if illness of injury stops them working LV= is launching Mortgage and Rent Cover for…

9.5m say their incomes have increased in the last three months

About LV= LV= is a leading financial mutual and serves over 1.3 million members with a range of financial products. When we started in 1843 our goal was to give financial security to more than just a privileged few and for many decades we were most commonly associated with providing a method of saving…

LV= strengthens Smoothed Managed Funds to include ESG criteria

Savings and retirement specialist LV= is adapting the investment strategy of its Smoothed Managed Funds to include greater emphasis on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. To ensure that the asset allocation across smoothed fund portfolios are in line with UN Sustainable Development…

June 2021

Timing is everything when you think about taking your pension

This article originally appeared in The Sunday Times There are many things you have to think about when investing in retirement: how your money will fare in the stock market, how long you may need an income for and whether the amount you withdraw from your pot each year is sustainable. The calculations…

LV= cancer claim protection payments hit £15m

LV= anticipates rise in claims in second half of the year and into 2022 £15m of cancer claims paid out during January-May 2021 reflect similar levels seen in 2020 Protection specialist LV= has paid over £15m in cancer-related protection claims to more than 200 families in the first…

LV= extends doctor services to policyholders’ partners

Includes second opinion service and unlimited virtual GP consultations LV= is extending Doctor Services to include the spouses and partners of protection policyholders. LV= Doctor Services gives policyholders access to six expert medical services in one handy app or by simply calling Square Health.…