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Hot Air Rises

It stands to reason that fuel bills tend to be more expensive during the winter months; the shorter days mean lights are on for longer, the cold weather means that heating is turned on more ..
(November 18, 2008)
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Learning to Drive - A Step-by-Step Guide to the Theory and ..

Learning to drive in the UK is a costly exercise. This guide outlines some of the most common expenses a young driver will face as they work up to passing their tests, how to reduce some of these ..
(November 11, 2008)
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 | Automotive | Visitors: 203

Car Insurance - Safety Net Or Last Resort?

If you have an accident in your car, even a minor one, you probably think the first thing you need to do is inform your insurance company so they can start processing a claim. But this isn't ..
(November 10, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Car-Auto | Visitors: 152

Insurance - Can You Live Without It?

Almost a quarter of adults in the UK confess to having no life insurance policy. In addition, people are also going without insurance on their home, holidays and even their health because of a need ..
(November 11, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Life-Annuities | Visitors: 182

Mortgages - It's a Buyers Market

Economists in the UK are expecting the average price of a house to plummet by a staggering £65,000 in the next 12 months. The 35% drop is the worst ever seen in the UK, and looks set to plunge ..
(October 23, 2008)
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 | Finance/Mortgage-Refinance | Visitors: 164

In Floods Because of Excessive Insurance

Extreme weather doesn't happen very often in the UK but when it does, it's an insurer's perfect excuse to put the prices up. After a flood, hurricane or any other bout of extreme bad weather and ..
(October 19, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Home-Owners-Renters | Visitors: 150

Sick of Travel Insurance

Most people after an illness want a holiday to help them recuperate. Depending on the nature of the illness, this could work out expensive. So what do you do if you want a cheap travel insurance ..
(October 19, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Travel | Visitors: 204

Claiming on Your Insurance Part 1 - Car Insurance

Everyone knows what insurance is, and how to get it. But what do you do with when you've got it? If you had to make a claim, would you know what to do? This 3 part guide covers what to do in the ..
(October 19, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Car-Auto | Visitors: 135

Claiming on Your Insurance Part 2 - Home Insurance

Everyone knows what insurance is, and how to get it. But what do you do with when you've got it? If you had to make a claim, would you know what to do? This 3 part guide covers what to do in the ..
(October 19, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Home-Owners-Renters | Visitors: 135

Claiming on Your Insurance Part 3 - Travel Insurance

Everyone knows what insurance is, and how to get it. But what do you do with when you've got it? If you had to make a claim, would you know what to do? This 3 part guide covers what to do in the ..
(October 19, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Travel | Visitors: 214

Crediting Your Insurance Policy

Have you ever wondered just why you seem to pay more insurance than your friends and family? Why is it that you can buy a cheap car, with no modifications, yet your insurance is through the roof? The .
(October 19, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Car-Auto | Visitors: 164

Home Insurance - It's a Rat Race

What is a rat? Is it a cute, furry animal which makes a good pet, or a vile disgusting vermin? Or is it just yet another insurance risk? At this time of year, it would appear so. As the weather gets ..
(October 14, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Home-Owners-Renters | Visitors: 145

School Holidays on the Cheap

With summer drawing to a close for another year, some people are already beginning to plan next year's holiday. Naturally, for those with a family, the school holidays are the favourite time of year ..
(October 07, 2008)
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 | Travel-and-Leisure/Budget-Travel | Visitors: 189

A Parisian Christmas

Now that the summer is behind us, most of us are beginning to think about the Christmas season. For many, Christmas is a time for panic, last-minute shopping and fights for the last pack of Christmas .
(October 08, 2008)
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 | Travel-and-Leisure/Destination-Tips | Visitors: 153

Personal Loans More Popular Than a Higher Purchase

These days you can buy almost anything on Hire Purchase; cars, electrical equipment, furniture etc. The ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ tag line hooks us into paying an often extortionate interest ..
(September 28, 2008)
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 | Finance/Personal-Loans | Visitors: 203

Don't Be Blue, Get Your Motor Running

Most of us listen to music while in our cars. In fact, according to a recent survey, almost 80% of us like some kind of background noise while driving. But what does this have to do with car ..
(September 21, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Car-Auto | Visitors: 178

Car Insurance - Is it Comprehensive?

Comprehensive. Defined in the dictionary as ‘something including all or most’. This definition used to apply to fully comprehensive car insurance policies, but it seems that insurers use ..
(September 14, 2008)
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Is Car Insurance Gender-Biased For a Reason?

It's public knowledge that car insurance is often cheaper for women than it is for men, but just why is this? The old joke is that women cannot drive as well as men, but this simply isn't the case. ..
(September 16, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Car-Auto | Visitors: 187

An Assured Life

Everyone's heard of life insurance, but term assurance may not be a phrase heard as much. While life insurance is an umbrella term for all types of life cover policies, term assurance itself is a ..
(September 17, 2008)
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Life Isn't Always Perfect

Nobody's perfect, yet one in 14 of us seem to think we can convince insurance companies that we are. A recent survey showed that approximately 7% of Britons have deliberately provided false ..
(September 17, 2008)
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A Loan and Loving It

Personal and secured loans have had a bad press in recent years with the credit crunch but, in truth, there are some plus sides to borrowing money. Provided you are sensible and only take out what ..
(September 22, 2008)
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 | Finance/Loans | Visitors: 155

A Look at Loan Scams

If you've ever applied for and been refused credit during your adult life, the chances are you've had mail through your letterbox informing you that you've been pre-approved for a loan. At first ..
(September 21, 2008)
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 | Finance/Loans | Visitors: 148

Everything You Needed to Know About Gas and Electricity Part 1

Unless you live in a mud hut in the middle of nowhere, the chances are you'll use electricity. You will probably also use gas, for heating your water and central heating. Most of us take it for ..
(September 14, 2008)
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 | Home-Improvement/Energy-Efficiency | Visitors: 139

Everything You Needed to Know About Gas and Electricity Part 2

Check your bills regularly and if you find they're suddenly beginning to rise, your first instinct may be to blame your supplier. By all means check your meters, past bills and call the supplier to ..
(September 14, 2008)
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 | News/Energy | Visitors: 155

Everything You Needed to Know About Gas and Electricity Part 3

The most obvious, and free, way to use less energy around the home is simply to turn things off when not in use, or use them less. When you leave a room, turn the light off. Turn your TV/computer off .
(September 14, 2008)
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