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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

Garden theft on the rise: how to outsmart the burglars

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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...

How to avoid a Christmas insurance claim

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but with all the excitement leadi...

Top tips to prevent burst and frozen pipes this winter

As winter approaches, homeowners are being urged to prepare their property again...

Seven ways to save hundreds on your car insurance          

These simple and totally legal hacks could leave you with a cheaper car insuranc...

Understanding

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...

These fibs could land you with a fraud charge

Almost 450,000 Brits last year risked invalidating their car insurance or even b...

News

FCA to help travellers with pre-existing conditions

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation on proposals t...

Car insurance premiums set to rise

The government has announced a change to the rate used to calculate the amount c...

New jobs and pay rises trigger protection review

A report has identified the life events which prompt people to buy protection pr...

Car insurance price falls stall

Car insurance premiums have remained broadly stable over the past year, accordin...

Switching to an electric car could add £116 to your insurance

Electric vehicles are growing in popularity – but drivers who make the switch ...

US is the cheapest place for car hire, and Italy the most expensive

The US and Turkey are the cheapest places to hire a car this summer, while Portu...

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