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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 avoid an inheritance tax charge on life insurance payouts

Almost 8,000 pay-outs from life insurance policies fell into the inheritance tax...

Ex-burglars reveal the best places in your home to hide your valuables  

People heading off on holiday should hide their valuables in cereal boxes, packe...

Setting up a new business? How to protect yourself and your company

The insurance products you should consider if you're setting up your own busines...

Garden theft on the rise: how to outsmart the burglars

High tech alarms and fancy video doorbells may stop burglars breaking into your ...

Skiers buy insurance early to beat Brexit: top tips to get the best cover

Nearly one in three British skiers hitting the slopes this season bought insuran...

Half a million young drivers are uninsured: how to get cheaper cover

As many as half a million young people are breaking the law by driving without i...

Understanding

Travel insurance: are common ailments pre-existing medical conditions?

If you suffer from a mild illness, have a repeat prescription or experienced a o...

Three money mistakes renters make

More people than ever are renting. Young people fresh out of university are join...

Why income protection is important in your 20s and 30s

It’s easy to dismiss income protection as something you’ll need later in lif...

‘I didn’t buy insurance for my staycation and lost £270’

Millions of Brits will choose to holiday in the UK this year, but many will have...

Private health insurance: a beginner’s guide

Our expert answers some of the most common questions about private health cover.

‘I can’t be charged during the cooling off period’: the insurance myths confusing Brits

When you buy a new insurance policy, knowing you have 14 days to change your min...

News

80% of Brits switched at least one financial product in the last decade

The 2010s were the decade of switching, with eight in 10 Brits saving money by c...

Aviva apologises for calling thousands of customers Michael

Insurer Aviva has been forced to apologise to several thousand customers after m...

Insurance less likely to cover wrong fuel in your car

Drivers who fill their cars with the wrong fuel could be left footing the bill a...

LV= launches voice app for car insurance inquiries

LV= General Insurance has launched a voice app allowing those with Amazon Alexa ...

The insurance trap adding as much as £257 to your car cover

Motorists who pay monthly for their car insurance pay £55.36 more on average fo...

First-time parents fail to financially protect families

First-time parents in the UK splash out thousands of pounds on new baby gear but...

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