Insurance

Is it time to reassess your life cover?

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 | Article

Today, the average age of a first-time mum is 28.5 years, while dads wait nearly five years longer until they're 33.1 years.

Don't know where your stopcock is? You risk a £7k insurance claim

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 | News

A quarter of people have no idea where the stopcock is in their property, potentially risking their homes getting damaged in the event of a water leak, according to new research.

True money stories from smart people: Car insurance excuses, trials and risks

Thursday, 15 June 2017 | Article

The comedian Jasper Carrott used to read verbatim some of the daft excuses people put on their car insurance claims forms as a part of his stand-up routine.

Where can I get insurance cover for my valuable DJ equipment and laptop?

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 | Question and Answer

Many contents insurance policies have a single item limit of £1,500. I would strongly advise you to get contents insurance with extra cover when you have expensive equipment in your home.

Scheme designed to bring affordable flood insurance launches

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 | News

About 350,000 households living in high flood risk areas should now have better access to affordable home insurance. 

Motorists hit by 13% car insurance price hike

Thursday, 17 March 2016 | News

Car insurance prices have rocketed over the last year, with average costs rising by 13%, according to new analysis.

Budget 2016: Insurance tax rise to fund flood defences

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 | News

Insurance Premium Tax will rise from 9.5% to 10% from 1 October 2016, Chancellor George Osborne announced today.

Tesco Bank launches free life insurance for expectant parents

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 | News

Tesco Bank has launched free life insurance for new and expectant, but how good is it?

Will your home insurance pay out? One in five claims go unpaid

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 | News

At least 350,000 people had a home insurance claim rejected between 2013 and 2014, according to new data released by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) for the first time.

Interest free loans for pet owners launched, but is there a catch?

Thursday, 24 December 2015 | News

Pet owners can now get interest-free loans to pay for emergency medical treatment. Moneywise analyses how it works, and if it’s worth it.