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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...
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...
Nov 22, 2018

Six surprising ways to invalidate your travel insurance

Before going on holiday you should always buy travel insurance to protect you and your fam...
Nov 09, 2018

Young drivers: top tips to cut car insurance costs

Young drivers are stung with higher insurance premiums due to their lack of experience and...

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Oct 02, 2018

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Sep 25, 2018

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Sep 24, 2018

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Sep 18, 2018

The valuable insurance extras you could be missing out on

Sep 04, 2018

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

Aug 31, 2018

Private medical insurance: five points to consider before buying

Aug 30, 2018

The insurance gap that could cost luxury holidaymakers thousands

Aug 22, 2018

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

Aug 10, 2018

The severe limitations of the free EHIC

Aug 03, 2018

Driving in France: eight points British drivers need to know

Jul 27, 2018

Flash flood warning: how to protect your home

Jul 19, 2018

Will a dashcam lower your car insurance premium?

Jul 12, 2018

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

Jul 05, 2018

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

Jun 22, 2018

The seasonal home maintenance checks you should make

Jun 15, 2018

Is it worth buying gadget insurance?


Feb 08, 2019

The hotspots for collisions with uninsured drivers

New research by Direct Line has revealed the areas of the country where motorists are most...
Feb 06, 2019

The law parents break to save money

Jan 31, 2019

Car hire extras can double headline rate

Jan 29, 2019

Car hire: protect yourself against the sharks

Another day, another shameful story about a car hire firm.
Jan 22, 2019

Beast from the East II? Protect your home just in case

Jan 15, 2019

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