Insurance

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

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | 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, 30 April 2019 | 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.

Men splashing the cash on engagement rings

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 | News

It seems money is in the air as well as love, with the amount couples are splashing out on engagement rings almost doubling over the past year.

Car insurance premiums falling

Thursday, 26 July 2018 | News

There’s a rare bit of good news for motorists as insurance premiums are falling, fuelled by anticipated legislation to help combat false whiplash claims and cut insurance payouts.