home insurance

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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Home insurance policyholders punished for loyalty

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?.

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Men splashing the cash on engagement rings

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.

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How can my insurer withdraw cover just because I've been burgled?

My wife and I have been burgled twice in 18 months, once with a claim of £4,000 and a second time when the crooks were more successful, resulting in a stolen car and a £41,000 claim on our contents insurance.

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Superstitious Brits take more care on Friday 13th

It seems that we’re a superstitious nation as there are fewer insurance claims made on Friday 13th, according to analysis of claims data.

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Japanese knotweed ruling could lead to more claims

A landmark ruling by the Court of Appeal has found in favour of two homeowners who claimed that Japanese knotweed had damaged their properties.

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Two over-50s arrested for burglary every day

Almost 3,000 over-50s have been arrested on suspicion of burglary over the past three and a half years, averaging out at more than two a day, according to recent analysis of UK crime data.

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