23% of HIV Positive People Now Have Life Assurance …

Our Sponsors Compass are experts at finding Life Assurance and Life Insurance for both HIV Negative and HIV Positive Gay Men and Women.

Here’s some news from their friends at Unusual Risks.

Unusual Risks, the medical financial advisers are today announcing the results of their latest HIV Life Assurance research. After conducting the most extensive survey ever into the financial needs of the HIV community, they can now confirm that 23% of HIV Positive people now have some form of Life Assurance policy.

This figure compares favourably with research that was conducted during 2011 showing that 82% of HIV People had no Life Assurance whatsoever. Also within this more detailed survey Unusual Risks has established that 42% of those insured had taken their policy before the introduction of HIV life Assurance in 2009 and 58% had taken their policy after this date.

In their latest survey Unusual Risks have looked into the financial needs of the HIV community in greater detail, with a focus not only on the headline figure of people holding insurance, but also looking at when they took out their insurance policy. This was to highlight to people that are newly diagnosed they should always check if they are still covered on their existing policies before cancelling any taken before May 2009.

Chris Morgan, Compass and Unusual Risks have been helping people living with HIV to find the best Mortgage and Life Assurance for their needs for the last fifteen years. In the next few months they will be releasing further detailed research into the reasons that HIV+ people take insurance and the other types of insurance HIV+ people are likely to be interested in if they were to become available in the market place.

If you require more information on Gay Life Assurance, Gay Life Insurance, Gay Mortgages & HIV Life Assurance, HIV  Life Insurance, HIV Mortgages you can contact Compass Mortgage & Insurance Services on 0845 474 3075, or email at Enquiries@compassindependent.co.uk or on the web at www.compassindependent.co.uk

 

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    Pink Finance was first launched in the year 2000, as the UK’s first gay finance magazine. Over the years we have covered many discrimination issues affecting gay, lesbian, bi sexual and transsexual people.

    Our articles cover issues such as Gay Life Assurance, Gay Life Insurance, Gay Mortgages, Gay Income Protection, Gay Critical Illness Cover, HIV Life Assurance, HIV Life Insurance and HIV Mortgages.

    We also include feature articles on planning Life Assurance and Mortgages for LGBT and Alternative Families, along with articles with subjects such as Pensions and Investments for LGBT people.

    Our editor, Chris Morgan was part of the consultation group that led to the introduction of HIV Life Assurance and HIV Life Insurance for people living with HIV.

    He was a consultant to the Association of British Insurers for over five years and served on their HIV Insurance Working Group.

    Chris has recently rejoined the ABI working group, assisting them with their latest Best Practice guidelines and agreeing to write a new HIV and Insurance consumer guide.

    Our sponsors Compass have a long history of supporting worthy causes within the gay and HIV communities. Currently they are supporting NAM AIDSMAP who work to change lives by sharing information about HIV and AIDS.

    They believe that, wherever you are in the world, having independent, clear and accurate information is vital in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

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