Thomas Cook announced on Monday that over 20,000 jobs would be lost due to the collapse of the firm. Many people are still uncertain what happens next. Making sure you protect yourself against a loss of income may be more important than you think.
It’s not something we like to think about, but the truth is, people lose their income every day. Illness, accident and redundancy are bad enough without having money worries. Bills don’t stop coming in because an income does, so while we hope for the best, it makes sense to prepare for the worst, and have a financial safety net in place.
Many of us will have rounded off the excesses of the Christmas break with the New Year resolution to take better care of ourselves in 2019.
It is one that is well worth keeping. Most of us could enjoy some real health benefits if we shed a few pounds, took a little more exercise and watched what we ate and drank.