But what do you do if you split up with your partner?
Life insurance can give you the precious peace of mind of knowing that any dependents will be financially secure in the event of your death. But if you are in a couple or partnership, should you opt for a ‘single’ or ‘joint’ policy?
If you are in a relationship it might seem obvious to take out a joint policy, but this is not necessarily the best option. See below for the pros and cons of single and joint policies.