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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

How to get your home storm-ready

Storm Ophelia is the first of the seasonal storms to hit the UK. Severe weather ...

Top tips for protecting your prized possessions

If you could save just one item from your home in a fire, what would it be? A la...

How to challenge unfair car hire charges

Holidaymakers may be more used to surprises at the car hire rental desk, but you...

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

Brits collectively fork out millions of pounds more than they were expecting on ...

Summer travels: top tips to avoid insurance disasters

As you prepare for your annual summer holiday, make sure you avoid the classic i...

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...

Understanding

Stock of the week: Melrose Industries

Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, picks industrial e...

Would using an insurance broker work for you?

Savvy consumers are increasingly using comparison sites to get the best deal on ...

Break-ins rise by a third as clocks go back

Homeowners should be on guard as claims for theft and burglaries increase by a t...

‘Unprecedented situation’ as Monarch Airlines ceases trading

Hundreds of thousands of people have had flights and holidays cancelled as Monar...

The unexpected reasons your home insurer may not pay out

Imagine returning home to find it flooded after a storm, or burned to the ground...

Why home movers should leave the transport of goods to the experts

Brits are unwittingly voiding their home insurance cover by taking a DIY approac...

News

Check now: are your Christmas presents covered by your home insurance?

The value of contents in our homes usually increases during the festive season. ...

Insurer Bluefin fined £4m over misleading information

Insurance broker Bluefin has been fined more than £4m over misleading claims it...

Insurance product recoups homebuyer costs in case of gazumping

If you’re concerned about gazumping or the vendor suddenly pulling out of a sa...

Car insurance renewal cost highest in December

Motorists who renew their car insurance in December are paying almost £100 more...

Victims of burglary more than twice as likely to fall prey again

Homeowners who’ve already been a victim of a break in are two and a half times...

Budget loophole could hit savers, says Royal London

An under-the-radar Budget measure could hit millions of savers, according to mut...

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