Insurance

Financial check-up: the rising cost of pet insurance

Dreading the vet’s bill? We sniff out ways to cut costs and keep your favourite animals in rude health

Where do you hide your Christmas presents? Two in five Brits admit to hiding them OUTSIDE

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | News

Christmas shoppers should avoid hiding gifts outside as many insurers don't cover contents that aren't stored inside the house.

Aviva launches monthly subscription insurance with no interest charges - and says it won’t hike prices after 12 months

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 | News

Customers of the insurance giant will no longer have to face choosing between annual payment or monthly payments with the added cost of interest.

Critical cover women simply can’t afford to ignore

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 | Article

Mums are less likely than dads to take out a critical illness insurance policy, but everyone with dependants should consider one. If you were to become seriously ill, it could offer a financial lifeline

Car and home insurers face probe over fears loyal customers are being overcharged

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | News

The UK financial regulator is launching a study into how general insurance firms charge their customers for home and motor insurance over fears they are being overcharged for cover.

Navigate your way to the best breakdown deal

Friday, 26 October 2018 | Article

No one likes waiting for hours in their broken-down car for a mechanic to turn up. Here, we reveal what questions you should ask to get the best deal – and whether to pay all year round

Average house is worth £114,000 more than its rebuild cost

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | News

The actual cost of rebuilding a house only accounts for three-fifths (59%) of its market value, with the remainder based on factors such as its location, according to Direct Line.

Good news for flood-prone homeowners: your insurance premiums might be about to fall

Tuesday, 02 October 2018 | News

Homeowners in flood-prone parts of the UK could see their home insurance premiums fall by up to £112.

Home insurance policyholders punished for loyalty

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 | News

Home insurance customers who stay with the same provider for more than a year are paying significantly more than new customers, according to consumer group Which?.

The five surprising things your car insurance might cover - and three it probably won’t

Monday, 06 August 2018 | Blog | By Sarah Lewis

Drivers will almost certainly be familiar with the usual items car insurance covers – such as the cost of repairing or replacing parts after an accident or medical bills.

Renew car insurance three weeks early to get the best deal

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 | News

Timing is crucial if you want to get the best deal on your car insurance, according to new analysis.