Damian O'Connor

Damian O'Connor is principal of Roxburgh Financial Management. Damian started his career after reading Economics at University on a graduate recruitment programme at Friends Provident. He then went on to specialise as an investment IFA before establishing Roxburgh, a national firm of Independent Financial Advisers. Damian continues to advise private and corporate clients himself, whilst also being partner and a director in two other Independent Financial Services firms.

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Is short term income protection worth it?

An IP policy pays out a tax-free monthly income if you are unable to work due to illness or accident. It can pay out until you are able to return

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Five reasons to consider income protection

Life cover is of course an essential part of protecting your family financially but have you considered what would happen to your finances if you were unable to work long

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Income from your life cover

The majority of people tend to opt for what is called a lump-sum level-term policy. Which means that if those covered under the policy pass away within a set period

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Could you live on £86 a week?

Nobody expects to be ill enough long term not to be able to do their job, so it’s understandable that people wouldn’t know what their financial circumstances would be if

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Simple protection insurance is better than none

And when it comes to protection insurance we’ve seen a number of new “simplified” protection products launched recently where the aim is to cut down on red tape and get

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Improve your claim chances with critical illness

Traditional CI plans pay the full amount in the event of a claim but only if the condition is serious enough. Severity based cover, which is also referred to as

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Life insurance should be written in trust

The benefits of a trust are often well known, but what isn’t known is that it doesn’t have to be a complicated process. In fact, it is often little more