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How long do I need Life Insurance cover for?

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When using Life Protection to cover a mortgage, the term should match the remaining length of the mortgage.

For family protection, this can often depend on the children you'd like to support to independence. Considering University, this could take them up to age 25, but the choice is yours.

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