Lloyds Banking Group has announced it will no longer offer stand-alone protection advice across its Halifax, Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland branches after observing "significantly reduced" customer demand.
Realistic reductions in the cost of welfare will not come from further cuts but from lessening the reliance on the state, argues Helen White of the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
As research from Prudential shows that Brits are a duplicitous lot about money, we ask what you should know about your partner's spending habits.
Travel insurers are in hot water after using common alcohol exclusion clauses to unfairly deny claims. What other potentially problematic clauses should you be aware of?
It seems churlish to complain about the cost of burying a loved one, but it can be a considerable - and often unexpected - expense.
Only 11% of people make life protection a top priority when buying a new home, according to new research from TSB.
Women's main priority is the health, happiness and financial security of their children, but almost half have never discussed with their family the financial implications if were to die or be unable to work.
Figures reveal insurance companies helped 270 families every day last year by paying out protection claims, "shattering the illusion" that providers don't pay, according to stakeholders.
Half of all UK mortgage holders do not have life insurance and risk losing their home if the unforeseen were to happen, research has revealed.
Quitting smoking could cause 'impressive savings' on combined critical illness cover (CIC) and single life cover, Moneysupermarket has said.
High profile cases of life insurance claims being rejected have dented the public's perception of the protection industry, according to one expert.
Giving up smoking could save an individual a packet in life and Critical Illness premiums.
One in four Brits would sell their partner for £1m or less, according to a new poll.
Four in 10 women are now the main breadwinner in their household, says a new report, with the average female earning £14,000 more a year than men.
Men in their 30s have increased the amount they insure themselves by a fifth (20%) in the past year, according to new figures from Scottish Provident.
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