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Delve into the secrets of the insurance sector in this section, where we'll give you all of the insight you need to cut your insurance bills and find the perfect provider for you.

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Sep 28, 2016

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 understand the dif...
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Aug 31, 2016

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

Life insurance and critical illness often get confused but there are important differences...
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Aug 30, 2016

What kind of insurance does an Airbnb landlord need?

Do you want to rent out your property via Airbnb? Here are the insurance implications y...
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Aug 25, 2016

Are you underinsured? Motorists urged to get up to speed with car insurance

A worrying number of motorists don’t understand their car insurance policy and could be ...

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Aug 19, 2016

Five tips to save you money on your car insurance

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Apr 05, 2016

Four life insurance myths busted

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Mar 04, 2016

Two in three women have no life cover

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Jan 20, 2016

What are healthcare cash plans?

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Jan 08, 2016

Is your home flood ready?

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Jan 07, 2016

British breadwinners go without life cover

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Dec 22, 2015

10 million homes could be wrongly insured

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Dec 21, 2015

£2.6m already paid out following Storm Desmond

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Dec 21, 2015

Car insurance premiums spike upwards

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Dec 11, 2015

Party perils that can wreck your home

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Dec 10, 2015

RBS and NatWest help those affected by flooding

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Dec 04, 2015

Majority of 'generation rent' not taking out contents insurance

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Nov 25, 2015

Autumn Statement digested: 10 things you really need to know

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Nov 11, 2015

Travel insurance tips for winter sports enthusiasts

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Nov 02, 2015

The value of insurance for small businesses

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Oct 19, 2015

What compensation will I get if I miss my flight?

News

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Feb 27, 2017

Motorists unaware of law changes this week for driving using a mobile 

Two fifths of drivers aren’t aware of tougher penalties coming into force this week for ...
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Feb 21, 2017

Tax hikes and weak pound to drive up home insurance costs

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Feb 17, 2017

Mail order firm to pay £12.5m to customers over worthless insurance

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Feb 15, 2017

Once burgled, one in four chance of it happening again

Burglary victims have a one in four (28%) chance of falling victim again in the same prope...
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Feb 07, 2017

Rising inflation starts to hit consumers’ pockets

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Feb 07, 2017

One in two drivers think illegal insurance 'fronting' is acceptable

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What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

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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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