What is appliance warranty insurance?

You have probably noticed that whenever you buy a new appliance for your home, it comes with a manufacturer’s warranty against defective parts or the way it was made. Since there is a time limit on any such warranty – and one that invariably expires on the eve of something going wrong with it – [...]

Thinking about your winter sports holiday?

If you were asked the simple question about what you most need for a winter sports holiday, it might be reasonable to insist on some snow. Actually guaranteeing the weather is not something you might associate with insurance, of course, but there are ways it might offer some compensation and consolation if the snow fails [...]

Looking out for cannabis farms in your properties

It probably goes without saying that the overwhelming majority of landlords are upstanding and law-abiding citizens. Nevertheless, there are circumstances where even the most careful of landlords might be caught out and find themselves on the wrong side of the law – and their insurers to boot. An illustration of this is in the use [...]

Over 65s Travel Insurance tips

In many ways, the insurance industry has still to catch up with what is happening in the real world. Although 65 is no age at all these days – indeed, it’s just the beginning of a whole new life for many people – some insurers seem to make it especially difficult to arrange travel insurance [...]

Do you need funeral insurance?

If you are thinking about funeral insurance what are some of the considerations you might want to take into account? Over 50 life insurance funeral insurance is also known as over 50 life insurance – and for good reason, too, since the name helps to make the point that it is worth thinking about maybe [...]

How to make an over 50 life insurance comparison

Having adequate life insurance for the protection of your surviving loved ones and dependents is likely to be important for most of us. Just as important as having the insurance, however, is comparing the very many different products available, weighing up their respective pros and cons, and knowing just what questions to ask about one [...]

What does backpacker’s insurance cover?

As with any kind of insurance, the precise elements of cover included in cover for backpackers vary from one insurer to another. There are common, core themes, however, and it may be helpful to review some of those likely to be important to the typical backpacker: The risks according to government statistics, nearly a half [...]

Car insurance for the over 50s

A study conducted by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) found that the population of older motorists continues to grow. In their publication Driving Road Safety, the IAM revealed that three in four men and one in three women over the age of 70 are still licensed to drive. In the next 20 years, says [...]

Over 70s hiring cars abroad being exploited

In the financial pages of the newspaper Mail on Sunday (August 2015) there was a report about some hire car companies imposing a surcharge on drivers over the age of 70. This could result in your paying double the hire charge than your younger fellow motorists, according to correspondent Toby Walne. Even when some over-70s [...]

Top tips for safe trucking

A professional truck driver is likely to encounter a whole range of different – often challenging – road conditions. Staying safe whatever the weather is something that not only protects other road users and helps to make sure that your load is delivered on time, but it is also one of the most effective ways [...]