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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

Common car hire traps: how to avoid surprise costs at the rental desk

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Easter travels: top tips to avoid insurance disasters

If you are one of the millions of Brits heading abroad this Easter weekend, make...

Make your car a TV star to earn £100s

The average car owner only drives 4% of the time but whether you're out on the r...

Worst winter blast since 2011: how to protect your home from freezing weather

Forecasters predict there’ll be weeks of snow chaos as Britain faces the worst...

Burglaries increase by 8% in November: how to protect your home

A guide to keeping your house safe from would-be burglars and what to do if you ...

Tweak your annual mileage to save £100 on car insurance

Reducing your annual car mileage by just one mile can save you up to 15% off the...

Understanding

Holidaymakers overestimate benefits of EHIC cards

Holidaymakers are being reminded not to use the European Health Insurance Card (...

Switched to vaping? Find out if your life insurer will cut your premium

If you've moved to e-cigarettes, you may be able to reduce the cost of your life...

‘I’m currently not driving. Will I lose my no claims bonus?’

If you haven't claimed on your car insurance for a number of years but you’re ...

The protection products you need (in order of importance)

Confused by the various protection products on the market? Financial adviser Ann...

No claims bonus and no claims discount: what’s the difference?

A study of over 4,000 UK drivers has found more than half don’t fully understa...

Life insurance and critical illness cover: do I need both?

Life insurance and critical illness often get confused but there are important d...

News

Fraudulent food poisoning claims will push up holiday prices

There has been a 500% increase in the number of compensation claims for food poi...

FCA to examine travel insurance for cancer patients

The finance watchdog is investigating whether cancer patients are treated fairly...

Admiral customers sent incorrect renewal notices

Admiral has started contacting its insurance customers after a paperwork blunder...

Millions of dads putting their families at financial risk

Millions of dads may be putting their family’s financial security at risk by f...

Insurers paid out £1m a day in 2016 but a quarter still travel without cover

One in four holidaymakers travel without insurance but stark statistics reveal p...

Another car insurance tax hike: top tips to cut the cost

Today sees consumers hit with yet another Insurance Premium Tax hike, adding an ...

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