Tuesday January 28, 2020

Closing the protection gap for women

Lorraine Cooke, managing director, Jigsaw Financial Solutions, was a speaker at the ClearChoice Protection Summit 2018, where she talked about the lack of insurance cover for women

20th May, 2018
Lorraine Cooke, managing director, Jigsaw Financial Solutions

While it is increasingly acknowledged that there is a pay gap for women, or that there is a growing pension gap for working women, there is another anomaly which has flown under the radar for many. And that is the ‘protection gap’ for women.

Protection is broken down into death benefits and living benefits. Even though statistics tell us that women generally tend to live longer than men, women are more likely to...

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