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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

Five ways to reduce your insurance costs (without cancelling your policy)

To beat the rising cost of living, 21% of adults are considering, or have alread...

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...

Understanding

Ghost broking rife on social media: How to spot car insurance scams

More than 50,000 fraudulent car insurance applications have been discovered in t...

Mortgage and income protection: Which insurance is right for you?

Homeowners are urged to consider taking out insurance to cover their mortgage pa...

Family travel insurance: What you need to know

If you’re going on holiday with your nearest and dearest, then family travel i...

The black box alternative which offers up to 25% off car insurance

Motorists could save around £100 a year on their car insurance with a new cashb...

Short-term car insurance: Is it worth it for you?

Car insurance is no longer just bought on an annual basis and recently there has...

Storm Eunice: Your refund, cancellation and compensation rights

Storm Eunice is causing severe disruption across the country, leading to school ...

News

10 tips to reduce car theft as claims for keyless vehicles rise

In the last two years, drivers with a keyless car were twice as likely to have t...

Is your car on thieves’ hit list?

Car theft is up by a fifth in a year and with some thieves getting their hands o...

Barclays customers to receive share of £1m for historic PPI breaches

More than 1,000 Barclays mortgage customers are due to receive a share of £1m f...

Drug driving and speeding cases hit record highs

Analysis of court data by the AA shows what the motoring organisation calls ‘a...

Homeowners warned over inadequate insurance cover for flooding as claim limits stall

Homeowners may be left out of pocket for claims relating to bad weather or flood...

Stoptober: Smoking and e-cigarettes can double the cost of life insurance

Smokers pay on average twice the amount of non-smokers when it comes to life ins...

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