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Our 'How To' section is a masterclass in saving money on your insurance policy. Learn everything from how to pick the right policy to how to protect your home in this section.

Jan 03, 2018

How to earn £100s from your car

Whether you’re an infrequent car user or use it for most of your travel, you can make £...
Oct 16, 2017

How to get your home storm-ready

Storm Ophelia is the first of the seasonal storms to hit the UK. Severe weather conditions...
Sep 06, 2017

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 laptop? A sm...
Aug 07, 2017

How to challenge unfair car hire charges

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

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Oct 28, 2015

IPT hike: how to keep car insurance costs down

Sep 09, 2015

Five student security tips

Aug 04, 2015

How to make private healthcare affordable

Jun 17, 2015

How tech obsessions can invalidate home insurance

May 28, 2015

How to choose the right travel insurance policy

Feb 24, 2015

Private medical insurance explained

Feb 10, 2015

The guide to contents insurance

Feb 06, 2015

Back to basics: how to complain about financial services

Jan 27, 2015

Insure4you: Is your mortgage fully protected with critical illness?

Jan 09, 2015

Blog: Living together? You need to be financially savvy

Jan 05, 2015

Quick ways to find an extra £300+ per month

Oct 08, 2014

Tips for dealing with long-term care costs

Oct 06, 2014

How to prepare your home for winter

Sep 17, 2014

Planning ahead: Pre-paid funeral plans

Aug 07, 2014

How to help your teen prepare for their gap year

Aug 07, 2013

How to buy the right critical illness cover


Mar 22, 2018

New insurance offers protection against cyber attacks

Specialist insurer UK General Insurance has launched personal cyber protection insurance f...
Mar 21, 2018

Income protection holders risk limited pay outs

Mar 14, 2018

Millennials ahead of the game on life insurance

Mar 09, 2018

Car insurance claim costs at record high

The average cost of a motor insurance claim has risen to the highest level on record, acco...
Mar 08, 2018

Young drivers see costs rise

Mar 01, 2018

Thousands misfuel but 80% of insurers exclude mishap from cover

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Which ISA is right for you? A round up of the six products available in 2017

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Guide to buy-to-let tax changes

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Five fund tips for a 0.25% interest rate environment

With interest rates stuck at a record low 0.25% and expectations rates could fall to close to zero, here are ...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

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