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Accidents WILL happen - and at a cost of £8m extra on home insurance premiums!

Accident-prone British households are costing themselves an extra £8m in home insurance premiums as a result of claims which relate to totally avoidable incidents. Read More

Jessica Bown, 04 August 2014

 
 

Car insurance news

  • 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

  • Kids left home? It's time to choose a new car

    Finding yourself with an empty nest can be a shock to the system - once the children have left the house, there are many changes to take on board. And that includes the c... Read more

    Kevin Pratt - Content Editor, Insure and Home Services

    Updated: 11 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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Travel insurance news

  • Have you sorted your summer hols travel cover?

    The school summer holidays are nearly here, so millions of us will be preparing to go on holiday in the next few weeks.... Read more

    Kevin Pratt - Content Editor, Insure and Home Services

    Updated: 10 July 2014

  • 6 travel insurance pitfalls

    Travel insurance isn't up there with the most exciting aspects of planning a holiday - but it happens to be one of the most crucial.... Read more

    Clare Walsh - Writer

    Updated: 25 June 2014

  • Have you got your half-term travel cover?

    If you're going on holiday next week, make sure you've got up-to-date travel insurance. Even if you're staying in the UK, it's well worth having cover in place as you nev... Read more

    Les Roberts - Senior writer

    Updated: 15 May 2014

  • Don't forget travel insurance this Easter!

    Sun cream, swimming costume, passport... Another thing you should never jet off on an Easter break without is travel insurance.... Read more

    Jessica Bown - Financial journalist

    Updated: 07 April 2014

  • Get travel cover NOW in case you have to cancel!

    Have you booked your next big holiday yet? Lucky you if you have! But, in your excitement, did you think about taking out travel insurance at the same time?... Read more

    Jessica Bown - Financial journalist

    Updated: 05 February 2014

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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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