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The clocks go back this Sunday - here's 11 ways to spend your extra hour

While there are many things to complain about this time of year; end of summer, heating bills, and the start of weeks upon weeks of people embarrassing themselves on TV (we're looking at you Judy Murray), there's a golden moment which can be all-too-easily forgotten. Read More

Anita Shargall, 24 October 2014

 
 

Car insurance news

  • Is cheaper car insurance around the corner?

    Motorists could benefit from further cuts to insurance premiums following the publication of a report into the market by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).... Read more

    Kevin Pratt - Content Editor, Insure and Home Services

    Updated: 24 September 2014

  • Clearer insurance policy renewals on the way?

    Pressure from consumer groups and the financial regulator has prompted the Association of British of Insurers (ABI) to commit to making car and home insurance renewal not... Read more

    Mark Hooson - Senior Writer

    Updated: 14 July 2014

  • MPs target fraud to cut car insurance costs

    MPs are demanding a crackdown on fraudulent whiplash claims to achieve further reductions in car insurance premiums.... Read more

    Les Roberts - Senior writer

    Updated: 04 July 2014

  • Insurance premiums at 4-year low

    Car and home insurance premiums are at a four-year low, according to new MoneySuperMarket research, which means your next renewal could be cheaper than last time.... Read more

    Mark Hooson - Senior Writer

    Updated: 14 April 2014

  • Why 'fronting' for your child could cost you dear

    If your children have reached the age when they've started driving, you'll know only too well how expensive car insurance for young motorists can be. And, as a parent, yo... Read more

    Naomi Caine - Financial journalist

    Updated: 11 March 2014

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Life insurance news

  • One thing to do before you die

    The UK is woefully unprepared for the financial impact of death. In fact, Legal and General says only 31% of households have life insurance or critical illness cover.... Read more

    Mark Hooson - Senior Writer

    Updated: 16 October 2014

  • Time to call it quits on tobacco?

    If you're a smoker, it's probably a little insulting to be told how much you'd gain by quitting.... Read more

    Mark Hooson - Senior Writer

    Updated: 06 October 2014

  • Ditch the fags, save on life cover

    Tuesday July 1 marks the seventh anniversary of the introduction of a smoking ban in enclosed work places in England in 2007. Bans had already been imposed in Scotland, W... Read more

    Kevin Pratt - Content Editor, Insure and Home Services

    Updated: 27 June 2014

  • Mums are worth their weight in gold!

    It's Mother's Day on March 30 - a great time to thank Mums for all the work they do for the family throughout the year.... Read more

    Kevin Pratt - Content Editor, Insure and Home Services

    Updated: 21 March 2014

  • No Smoking Day: Kick the habit for big savings on life insurance

    Today is national No Smoking Day - always a good time to think about kicking the weed into touch. For the sake of your health, and for the sake of your wealth.... Read more

    Kevin Pratt - Content Editor, Insure and Home Services

    Updated: 12 March 2014

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Income protection insurance news

  • Know the REAL value of a dad

    A couple of weekends ago I found myself stuck in a car park when my steering wheel refused to turn. There's a phone number on my tax disc holder for breakdown assistance,... Read more

    Mark Hooson - Senior Writer

    Updated: 06 June 2013

  • Could you cope financially in a crisis?

    How good is your safety net? Or, to ask the question another way, how would you manage financially if you were no longer earning?... Read more

    Kevin Pratt - Content Editor, Insure and Home Services

    Updated: 21 June 2012

  • How to prepare for redundancy

    Almost one in three Britons are worried about being made redundant in the next 12 months, but if you think your job is under threat, there are ways to prepare for the wor... Read more

    Jessica Bown - Financial journalist

    Updated: 18 May 2011

  • How to protect your dependants financially

    British adults with dependants spend an average of £10,339 a year supporting them, new research shows. ... Read more

    Jessica Bown - Financial journalist

    Updated: 21 April 2011

  • Court rules against banks on PPI mis-selling

    Millions of consumers who think they have been mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) could be in line for compensation after a High Court judge today ruled that the... Read more

    Melanie Wright - Financial journalist

    Updated: 20 April 2011

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Pet insurance news

  • Why pet insurance could save you £££s

    The cost of pet insurance claims is on the up, yet still only a small minority of pet owners are buying cover to protect their furry friends, says new research.... Read more

    Mark Hooson - Senior Writer

    Updated: 15 April 2014

  • How to keep your dog happy

    Hundreds of dogs - and their proud owners - will strut their stuff around the Crufts' show-ring at the NEC, Birmingham, in the next few days. ... Read more

    Melanie Wright - Financial journalist

    Updated: 25 February 2014

  • The life of Riley - pet insurance in action

    Pet insurance might seem like just another cost you can do without, but it could save you hundreds, if not thousands of pounds in the event your pet needs medical treatme... Read more

    Melanie Wright - Financial journalist

    Updated: 21 February 2014

  • Pet insurance: Welcome to our new comparison channel!

    At MoneySuperMarket, our mission is to save you money and get you the best possible deal on the broadest range of insurance and financial service products.... Read more

    Kevin Pratt - Content Editor, Insure and Home Services

    Updated: 06 February 2014

  • Should I get pet insurance?

    At the moment my living room is full of discarded toys, water and food bowls, cat baskets and blankets as I try to settle two nervous kittens into my home.... Read more

    Cathy Toogood - Content Editor, Travel

    Updated: 15 February 2013

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Bike insurance news

  • Get the best deal on motorbike insurance

    Whether you drive a sporty Suzuki or a legendary Harley Davidson, you need insurance for your motorbike. Motorbike insurance can be expensive, especially if you are a you... Read more

    Naomi Caine - Financial journalist

    Updated: 11 March 2014

  • Revving up for summer with cheap bike cover

    Rising fuel costs and gridlocked city centres can make motorbikes an appealing option for anyone wanting to get around town.... Read more

    Les Roberts - Senior writer

    Updated: 03 April 2012

  • How bikers can save even more on motorbike insurance

    If biking is one of your passions, are you getting the best deal on your motorbike insurance? Unless you shop around each year and compare prices, chances are you're prob... Read more

    Felicity Hannah - Deputy Editor

    Updated: 09 June 2011

  • Bikers! Bring down your premiums

    The sun is coming out, the rain is holding off and across the country, men and women are climbing into their leathers and onto their bikes - but how can they pay less for... Read more

    Felicity Hannah - Deputy Editor

    Updated: 28 April 2010

  • Bikers offered insurance discounts

    Motorcyclists are being offered the chance to take advantage of significant discounts on their insurance by completing a Government-backed training scheme.... Read more

    Updated: 14 August 2008

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Breakdown insurance news

  • Back to basics: Everything you need to know about car breakdown cover

    There is little in life less pleasant than being stranded with at the edge of a motorway with a young family on a cold, wet day - although getting stuck on a remote road ... Read more

    Jessica Bown - Financial journalist

    Updated: 22 January 2014

  • Don't skimp on car breakdown cover

    Running a car can be costly, especially when you take into account fuel, tax and insurance. So is it worth also forking out even more for breakdown cover? Many cash-strap... Read more

    Naomi Caine - Financial journalist

    Updated: 10 December 2013

  • Get cover against boiler breakdown

    Nobody wants their boiler to break down, especially in the cold winter months. It's not only inconvenient, it can also be expensive as boiler parts, not to mention plumbe... Read more

    Naomi Caine - Financial journalist

    Updated: 09 December 2013

  • Get your car ready for camping

    Camping: the art of getting closer to nature while getting further away from the nearest hot shower, flushing toilet and cold beverage.... Read more

    Mark Hooson - Senior Writer

    Updated: 15 May 2013

  • Get the right caravan or motorhome cover

    It's not surprising to see the roads starting to fill up with motorhomes and caravans as the weather improves and their drivers make the most of the freedom to take their... Read more

    Mark Hooson - Senior Writer

    Updated: 10 May 2013

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