As the arctic weather conditions continue to sweep across the nation, almost half of UK over-50s are worried about paying their winter fuel bill, according to new research by Post Office Financial Services.
To ease these concerns the Post Office is giving any customer taking out its Over-50s Life Cover insurance £30 towards gas and electricity.
Post Office Over-50s Life Cover offers those concerned about money an affordable way to leave family and loved ones a lump sum in the event of the policyholder's death, to help cover funeral costs, unpaid bills or as a gift.
Cover is guaranteed for all UK residents aged between 50 and 80 with no medical questions or checks needed. Customers can choose how much cover they want with premiums starting from as little as £7 a month.
Life insurance: News update: January 2009