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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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Apr 16, 2019

‘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 no protec...
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Apr 08, 2019

Private health insurance: a beginner’s guide

Our expert answers some of the most common questions about private health cover.
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Feb 04, 2019

‘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 mind may alla...
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Jan 16, 2019

These fibs could land you with a fraud charge

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

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Nov 22, 2018

Six surprising ways to invalidate your travel insurance

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Nov 09, 2018

Young drivers: top tips to cut car insurance costs

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Oct 02, 2018

Primera Air collapses: what passengers need to know

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Sep 25, 2018

Should you buy travel insurance at the airport?

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Sep 24, 2018

Five things to check when buying travel insurance

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Sep 18, 2018

The valuable insurance extras you could be missing out on

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Sep 04, 2018

‘I thought my renewal quote was good until I compared prices myself’

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Aug 31, 2018

Private medical insurance: five points to consider before buying

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Aug 30, 2018

The insurance gap that could cost luxury holidaymakers thousands

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Aug 22, 2018

Travel insurance costs jump by as much as 2,000% for people with mental health problems

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Aug 10, 2018

The severe limitations of the free EHIC

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Aug 03, 2018

Driving in France: eight points British drivers need to know

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Jul 27, 2018

Flash flood warning: how to protect your home

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Jul 19, 2018

Will a dashcam lower your car insurance premium?

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Jul 12, 2018

Relief for homeowners as private insurance won’t impact state benefits

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Jul 05, 2018

Vaping and e-cigarette use on the up: will it cut your life insurance cost?

News

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Jun 14, 2019

London remains car crime capital as thefts rise

Car theft has risen 45 per cent over the past five years, with 307 cars stolen every day.
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Jun 14, 2019

Car insurance still pricier for men in spite of EU rules

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Jun 11, 2019

Long term care in peril as government focuses on Brexit

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Jun 06, 2019

FCA slams claims management companies for making up cases under fictitious names

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned claims management companies (CMCs) to cle...
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May 30, 2019

Home insurance cost drops, despite rising subsidence claims

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May 29, 2019

Woodford-backed doorstop lender faces £1.3bn takeover bid probe

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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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Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

We’re guessing the Duchess of Cambridge won’t be fretting about maternity pay or whether she’ll still be...

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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