Insurance

Where to start when buying life insurance

Life insurance is a valuable safety net for anyone with a family to support or a mortgage.

Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2019: the winners revealed, as voted by you

Friday, 14 June 2019 | News

The winners, highly commended and most trusted financial firms for customer service were announced last night at a gala dinner in central London.

Finding travel insurance after a cancer diagnosis

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 | Article

For people suffering from cancer and other serious conditions, finding adequate travel insurance can be tricky. But help is at hand from specialist companies providing great cover at reasonable cost

Do I need to tell insurers that I’ve been bankrupt?

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 | Question and Answer

Bankruptcy generally won’t affect your car insurance, nor is it a question asked by most car insurers. While a policy may be stopped at the point of bankruptcy, it is not a factor that will impact your access to cover.

Car hire firms ripping off holidaymakers by charging up to £190 for a £30 insurance policy

Friday, 24 May 2019 | News

Families jetting off this half term could find themselves forking up to £190 for car insurance policies worth just £30 when they arrive at their destination.

Millions of Brits are going on holiday without travel insurance

Thursday, 23 May 2019 | News

Nearly two-fifths of British holidaymakers going abroad this summer do not have travel insurance for their trip, new research shows.

Not a happy bunny when insurers mess up

Monday, 20 May 2019 | Blog | By Jeff Prestridge

Insurance is a vital part of our financial armoury. It’s our backstop in case something goes wrong in our lives, be it a burglary, car crash or an illness that means time off work.

Made an insurance claim? Put the brakes on renewal price hikes

Thursday, 18 April 2019 | Article

We look into how making a car or home insurance claim can send premiums sky-high, and what you can do to cut costs

Home insurers making 'all of their profits' by overcharging loyal customers, says Citizens Advice

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | News

Home insurance companies are making all of their profits by “exploiting” loyal customers who stay with them for six years or more, new research from Citizens Advice reveals.

Car insurance premiums plummeting after whiplash law change

Thursday, 04 April 2019 | News

Car insurance premiums fell £100 between December 2018 and February this year after a new act was passed in December designed to tackle whiplash claims.

10 slip-ups that could void your home insurance

Friday, 22 March 2019 | Article

From failing to clear the gutters to taking a long holiday, we reveal the things that could backfire if you have to make a claim