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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 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

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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...

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 ...

Understanding

Should you go private rather than make an insurance claim?

If you’ve experienced a minor bump with another driver, you may be tempted to ...

The pros and cons of using price comparison websites

Brits are becoming a nation increasingly reliant on comparison sites to find the...

The top dozy driver mistakes that could invalidate your insurance

Millions of motorists are risking their cover by making daft errors, from pickin...

Seven ways to protect your family

Accumulating wealth is one thing, but protecting your finances and the wellbeing...

Holidaying in the UK? Why you need insurance

Holidaymakers staying in the UK this summer are urged to ensure they have ‘awa...

Do insurers need a geography lesson? Is Turkey part of Europe?

Straddled between Europe and the Middle-East, Turkey often confuses holidaymaker...

News

Holidaymakers to be better protected under government proposals

The government is proposing to close a gap in consumer rights protection when it...

Six-figure medical bills not uncommon for holiday accidents

The jaw-dropping costs of falling ill or having an accident abroad have been rev...

Electric cars nearly 50% more expensive to insure

Drivers wanting to do their bit for the environment by travelling in electric ca...

Should you add legal expenses cover to your home or car insurance?

Legal expenses cover can be bought alongside your car or home insurance to cover...

This is the most claimed for item on home insurance policies

What gets damaged most often in our homes and what costs the most to repair or r...

Five surprising things you need to tell your home insurer

If your circumstances change, it may not always be obvious whether you need to i...

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