Category Archives: Car Insurance

Car Insurance Prices rise 8.4% in a Year…A Familiar Story

The brakes have come off cheap car insurance as the average price of comprehensive cover rose 4.3% to £1,034 in the three months ending June. Despite slowing prices over the previous six months, car insurance has surged 8.4% over the … Continue reading

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Is Insurance from Your Bank Worth it? The FSA asks the big question

Consumer champions are warning about another financial misselling scandal to hit banks and building societies as new rules are announced about packaging insurance with bank accounts. Most banks and building societies offer packaged accounts – which come with a bundle … Continue reading

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Why do I have to pay to complain about my insurance?

Car and home insurance companies are forever looking for new ways to make money out of their customers – and the Insurance Blogger can reveal yet another. After recent blogs highlighting the cost of repairs and offering tips on how … Continue reading

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10 ways to make your car insurance cheaper

The average cost of car insurance is around £1,500 a year – but that figure does not take in to account the most expensive policies for young drivers could cost up to £4,000 or more. Driving down the cost of … Continue reading

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Press 2 if you are making a fraudulent insurance claim…

The Insurance Blogger feels somewhat tainted after discussing two home insurance claims on the phone. The experience was completely unsavoury and involved some minutes listening to a school ma’am reading a recorded message warning me of the perils of making … Continue reading

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Uninsured Drivers Can Dent Your Wallet as well as Your Car

Police are clamping down on the 2 million uninsured drivers by crushing cars and handing out big fines, but that’s not much of a consolation if one crashes in to your car. Not only can crashing with a driver without … Continue reading

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Watch That Gap For The Best Car Insurance Deals

Drivers who have a new car written off or stolen and expect the insurance company to offer the full cost of replacement may be in for a surprise when their claim is turned down. Even motorists with comprehensive cover are … Continue reading

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Geminis Are Worst Drivers….Predict Astrologers

A motorist’s birthday can reveal more about them than the detailed driving histories held by insurance companies, according to astrologers. As car insurers look at new ways to fleece their customers with prices banned on gender banned from later this … Continue reading

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Car Insurance Talk Shop is a Load of Hot Air

The big car insurance talk-in chaired by Transport secretary Justine Greening turned out to be just a load of hot air. The talking shop was billed as a roundtable summit between politicians and industry movers and shakers that would solve … Continue reading

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1 in 5 Young Drivers Play Games on Phones Behind the Wheel

One in five young adult drivers confessed they play the games Angry Birds or Draw Something while behind the wheel when quizzed for a road safety survey. The drivers aged 17 to 25 years old were asked how smartphones and … Continue reading

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