With three national cancer awareness campaigns taking place in March - Prostate Cancer, Ovarian Cancer and Brain Tumour - Scottish Widows is highlighting the fact that millions of Britons are under-protected should serious illness strike.
A fifth of the population (21%) said that their household would not be financially secure for any length of time if it lost its main income through unforeseen circumstances, according to research from Scottish Widows. And more than a third (36%) would resort to raiding their savings if they were unable to work. Despite this, however, only a third (32%) of people have life insurance, and just one in ten (9%) have taken out critical illness cover. Prostate cancer is the most common cause...
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