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64% of people who took on a bigger mortgage did not review their life insurance

Sixty-four per cent of people who have moved up the property ladder in the past five years, and have a bigger mortgage as a result, did not review their life insurance, according to research from Sainsbury’s Bank Life Insurance.

Trust surgeons behind the knife, not behind the wheel

MoneySuperMarket analysis of over 11 million car insurance quotes reveals the top ten professions in the UK that make both the fewest, and most, ‘at fault’ claims on their car insurance policies.

Only a quarter of families with children under 16 have any financial protection

Only a quarter (24%) of adults in the UK with children under 16 have any form of financial protection, a significant drop from 31% in 2013, according to the latest research from the Scottish Widows Protection Report.

Growth in motorists managing their insurance policies online

Junction, BGL Group’s insurance partnerships business, is reporting a significant trend in people taking control of their insurance. One year on since rolling-out Online Self-Service for customers across its partner brands, Junction has seen a huge surge in usage.

Confused.com revolutionises buying life insurance with Quote+ technology

This is an industry first, with Quote+ technology providing a new and intelligent way of comparing life insurance.

Safe as Houses: not with a crime committed every seven seconds

There are over 11,620 household crime offences reported every day in England and Wales, with an offence happening every seven seconds, according to analysis of ONS data by Churchill Home Insurance.

Insurance renewal peak season warning as 29% of drivers auto-renew

Millions of motorists could be over-paying to the tune of almost £2 billion a year for their car insurance, simply by allowing their insurer to automatically renew their policy, according to research by Gocompare.com.

Big bill for boys being boys

Parents of boys are nearly two thirds more likely to make a claim on their home insurance for accidental damage than parents of girls.

Families urged to review life insurance

An urgent review of life insurance policies is being called for after the figures from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) revealed bereaved families are being hit with unnecessary Inheritance Tax (IHT) bills totalling up to £216 million.

LV= travel insurance will cover Brits held up by Bardarbunga volcano

As the Icelandlic Metereological Office has raised the warning level of the Bardarbunga volcano erupting to ‘orange’ – the second highest level – meaning there is a strong probability that passenger flights may be affected by volcanic ash in the next few days.

Hot dogs: summer threats to our beloved pets

Dogs and cats love basking in the sunshine, but Direct Line Pet Insurance warns that summer can also be hazardous for our furry friends.

Out with the old, in with the new for cheaper car insurance

Out with the old, in with the new for cheaper car insurance

Youngsters looking to insure their first car may think an older car is the cheapest option but latest figures reveal that a 20 year old car could cost £1,000 more a year to insure than a brand new supermini.

The cheapest and most costly places to insure a car

The latest AA British Insurance Premium Index showed that the average quoted premium for an annual comprehensive car insurance policy has fallen by a record amount yet again which is reflected in figures issued by the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA).

Legal & General car insurance cover for your summer holiday

Over the last few years more UK families shunned holidays abroad in favour of staying in the UK.

Cost of green-fingered theft rises to £2.6m

Cost of green-fingered theft rises to £2.6m

Garden tools and equipment are some of the top items targeted by thieves, according to the UK’s leading rural insurer.