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Paying for trauma cover might seem like an avoidable expense, but it can prove vital to safeguarding your financial standing should the worst happen, says Lifetime financial adviser Nathaniel Byers.

Moving from the default ACC Cover Plus to ACC Cover Plus Extra might sound like an expensive exercise, but when topped up with appropriate personal cover, it can cost you less per year for more comprehensive cover that pays out in circumstances of illness as well as injury. 

by Lifetime in Insurance, ACC, Health

I grew up in South Africa, a country in which once you leave home and get your first full-time job, your parents immediately ask: ‘Do you have your health insurance sorted?’

For me that question came at a time when all I wanted to do was buy a lounge suite with my first pay cheque. But, knowing that I had to prioritise my health, the furniture had to wait.