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Matt Fernell, Financial Content Writer

Matt Fernell was a writer at money.co.uk

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How to claim on your bicycle insurance

If you have bicycle insurance and your bike gets damaged, stolen or you are injured while riding, you can claim to cover the cost. Here is how to make a bike insurance claim.

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Do you need to insure your boiler?

If your boiler breaks down you could be left without hot water and heating, as well as facing a huge repair bill. Here is how boiler cover can help you get it fixed without it costing the earth.

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A buyer's guide to pet insurance

If you want to protect your pet, getting the right insurance policy is essential. Here is what you need to do to find the best cover for your pet.

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Make sure your pet insurance pays out

Protecting your pet with a good insurance policy is a great way to help keep them healthy, but making a successful claim is not always guaranteed. Here are the exclusions to look out for.

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How to insure your pet to travel abroad

If you want to take your pet with you overseas you should make sure they are properly insured. Here is how to find pet insurance that covers your pet abroad.

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How to insure multiple pets at once

If you have more than one pet it can be cheaper and easier to insure them on the same policy. Here is how to get the right multi pet insurance for you.

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What is home emergency cover?

If you have a problem in your home that needs fixing straight away, a home emergency policy can get you the help you need. Here is what home emergency cover can protect you against.

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How to insure your second home

If you own a second home in the UK, you may need specific home insurance to protect it. Here is how to cover your second home.

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What is the difference between Visa and MasterCard?

MasterCard and Visa work very similarly to one another. They are payment networks, which process payments when you spend using your credit, debit or prepaid card.

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What are credit cards?

Here is how credit cards work, what they cost, whether you need one and if so what type of card you should get.

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How to understand credit card charges

Here are the credit card charges you need to know about and how to avoid them.

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How to pay off your credit card

There's more than one way to pay off your credit card debt. Whatever you choose to do, you could drastically cut down your interest payments and become debt-free sooner.

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How to use a credit card for interest free purchases

0% credit cards do not charge you interest on your purchases for a set period of time. They're commonly used for buying big, expensive products so you can spread out the cost.

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How to manage your credit card

Knowing how to manage your credit card can help you get the most out of it and save money. This is how to make using your new card hassle free.

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How long does it take to get a credit card?

It can take up to 10 working days for your credit card to arrive in the post. But you may be approved for the card on the same day you apply.

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How many credit cards should you have?

Here is how the number of cards you have can affect your finances and credit record, and what you can do about it.

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How to get a credit card if you have bad credit

If you have struggled with debt in the past, you may still be able to get a credit card. Here is how to get a card and start to rebuild your credit record instead of making it worse.

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Home insurance - How to manage your home insurance policy

Once you have insured your home you need to keep your cover up to date to make sure it stays valid. Here is how you can manage your home insurance.

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Home insurance - Can you insure an unoccupied house?

If you own a property that will be left empty, you need a specialist home insurance policy to protect it. Here is how to cover your unoccupied home.

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What home insurance do you need?

Whether you live in a flat or a mansion, getting the right home insurance policy is essential. Here is how to find the best cover for your property.

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What is bicycle insurance?

If you cycle regularly, getting the right insurance is vital to keep you and your bike protected. Here is everything you need to know about bike insurance.

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How to claim on your pet insurance policy

If your pet needs to see the vet or goes missing, claiming on your pet insurance can help cover the cost. Here is a step by step guide to making a successful claim.

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Can you get insurance for older pets?

As your pet gets older it may be harder and more expensive to find insurance. Here is what to look out for when searching for pet insurance for older animals.

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How to insure your holiday home abroad

If you have a second home overseas, you need to make sure it is properly insured. Here is everything you need to know about insuring your holiday home.

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8 ways to cut your home insurance costs

Your home insurance gives you valuable financial protection against things like fire and theft, but you should not pay more than you have to for cover. Here is how to save on your policy.

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Can you use a personal loan to start a business?

Not many lenders will offer you a personal loan to start a business. There are restrictions and risks, so always check the terms and conditions before you apply.

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How to insure your pedigree pet

If you have spent a lot of money on a pedigree dog or cat you will want the right insurance in place, especially as purebreds can be more prone to illness. Here is how to find the best cover for your pedigree pet.

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What is pet insurance?

If your pet is like one of the family you will want to make sure they are protected if they fall ill or go missing. Here is everything you need to know to find the best pet insurance policy.

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How to get your home winter ready

As the temperature drops, the risk of damage to your home goes up. Here are the three things you need from your home insurance to stay safe and warm this winter.

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How to manage your pet insurance policy

If you insure your pet, you need to keep your policy up to date or it could become invalid. Here is what you need to do to manage your pet insurance policy.

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How to find insurance for your exotic pets

If you have a rare or unusual pet, finding the right pet insurance can be more difficult. Here is what you need to know to find the best exotic pet insurance.

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What does contents insurance cover?

A contents insurance policy could protect your personal belongings, whether you own or rent your home. Here is what contents cover can protect you against.

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Home insurance - What home insurance do students need?

If you are a student you might have expensive belongings that you need to protect, whether you in live in halls or with friends. Here is how to get the right student home cover.

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Can black box insurance save you money?

Black box insurance can be a great way to keep your premiums down, especially if you are a new or young driver. Here is everything you need to know about how it works, and how to find the best policy.

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How does a no claims bonus save you money?

Having a no claims bonus is one of the best ways to keep the cost of your car insurance as low as possible, but what is it, and how does it work? Here is how your no claims will save you money.

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Can home insurance cover subsidence?

If your home suffers from subsidence, finding an insurance policy to protect your property can be tricky. Here is how to get cover if your property has experienced subsidence.

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How does car insurance excess work?

When you claim on your car insurance you still need to pay towards the damage as well, this is called your excess. Here is everything you need to know about car insurance excess.

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Which car insurance extras are worth having?

You can pay extra for more features on your car insurance policy to tailor it to your needs, but are all worth the cost? Here is what you need to know to get a personalised level of cover.

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What to do if your car suffers flood damage

If your car has been damaged by flood water, you will need to contact your insurance company to see if they can covers the cost. Here is how to claim against flood damage.

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When does your car need a SORN?

If you have a car you do not drive, you cannot leave it off the road without either insuring it or applying for a SORN. Here is what you need to know about declaring your car off the road.

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Do you need legal cover?

Your car insurance policy will cover you against most costs, but what if you need to go to court following an accident? Legal cover could help - here is everything you need to know.

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How to insure yourself to drive someone else's car

If you want to drive a car you do not own, you will still need cover in place. Here is how to make sure you are insured to drive someone else's car.

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Do you need bicycle insurance?

Bicycle insurance gives you financial protection if your bike is lost, stolen or damaged, but is it worth the cost? Here is how to work out if you need bicycle insurance.

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What does buildings insurance cover?

You can protect your home with buildings insurance, but you need to know what you can claim for. Here is what is covered by buildings insurance.

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