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Introduction

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Insurance is a necessary evil. Some mortgage-related insurance cover is mandatory, such as buildings insurance. Some is optional, but recommended, such as contents insurance.

Some life insurance and income replacement cover is simple, and other types of insurance more complex.

When thinking about your own insurance, it is essential that you are not over- or underinsured, or paying too much for your policy.

Always compare the market and shop around on a regular basis for the best deals.

How To

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Guides

Guide to life insurance

When you take out a mortgage, it makes sense to take out life insurance that wou...

Guide to renovation insurance

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Guide to Rent Guarantee Insurance

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Guide to buildings insurance

No lender will agree to give you a mortgage without buildings insurance.

Guide to using an adviser for insurance

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Guide to contents insurance

Contents insurance is often sold alongside buildings insurance.

News

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