HOW LONG COULD YOU SURVIVE WITHOUT AN INCOME?

You wouldn’t dream of not insuring your house, your contents or your car. So why should your income be any different?

ACC covers accidents up to a point. But it won’t provide for your family – or cover your mortgage – if you have a sickness that prevents you from working for any length of time. So what would you do then?

Research* shows around half (47%) of employed 18-64 year olds can’t survive for more than a month after using up their sickness and annual leave.

Find out why Income Protection Insurance is a good idea for protecting you and yours.

*A Financial Services Council funded poll of 2,540 New Zealanders conducted in June 2015 and weighted to match New Zealand demographics for the population 18+ at the 2013 Census.

The Mind the Gap website is a public information service provided by the Financial Services Council.