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Insurance may not be the most interesting topic in the world, but if the worst happens you’ll be glad you took the time to protect yourself. Learn how to get the best policy for you - whether you're looking for 'how tos', the latest industry news or insights on how to pick policies - here.

How to

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Understanding

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Two in three women have no life cover

Millions of mums are financially unprotected, potentially leaving their families...

What are healthcare cash plans?

A healthcare cash plan is a type of insurance policy that enables you to reclaim...

Is your home flood ready?

If you live in an area prone to flooding, it is worth checking whether or not yo...

British breadwinners go without life cover

Only 45% of male breadwinners have life insurance, and just 38% of female main e...

10 million homes could be wrongly insured

Over two-thirds of homeowners don't know the rebuild cost of their properties, a...

News

Airline and travel agent administration: what you need to know

As Lowcostholidays filed for administration leaving thousands of disappointed Br...

Warning: homeowners under-insure contents by £20k

Analysis of 2.6 million home insurance quotes between July 2015 and June 2016 ha...

FCA takes action against general insurance mis-selling

General insurance firms have come under fire for failing to monitor advisers’ ...

'White lie' not enough to get insurers off the hook for claims

A landmark Supreme Court judgment has clarified the law on whether insurers can ...

Why you don’t want a lift from a friend called Lara or Calvin

Drivers named Lara and Calvin are most likely to have points on their driving li...

Uninsured mums could risk family finances

Most women with dependent children do not have life insurance or critical illnes...

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