Single with no dependants, Lisa first took out income protection insurance at 75% of her earnings. “Little did I know how useful that would be.”
Lisa overcame her first brush with cancer. Unfortunately, the cancer returned four years later. By then Lisa was a contractor. With no employer to help out this time, Lisa would have struggled without her income protection.
“You think you’ll get ACC or support or something, but of course with illness that’s not the case.”