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30 November 2021

What to do if your vehicle breaks down

If you break down on the road it can be scary and stressful, but knowing what to do can help you stay safe while you get help. Here is what to do if your vehicle breaks down.

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27 November 2021

Should you get short term van insurance?

Short-term van insurance can be a good option if you only need to insure a van for a short period of time. Here’s what you need to know.

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27 November 2021

How does van insurance work?

Understanding what insurance you need if you drive a van is important if you want to get the right cover at the right price. Find out more in our guide.

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27 November 2021

Can you get breakdown cover when you have broken down?

Breakdowns are always bad news and worse when you haven’t bought cover in advance and the weather’s ugly. But you can still get help if your vehicle has let you down – though the cost can soar. Here are your options.

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27 November 2021

Do you need commercial breakdown cover?

If you use your car or van to earn a living, or you manage a fleet of vehicles, keeping them on the road is essential. Here is everything you need to know about commercial breakdown cover.

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04 June 2021

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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Research and reports

At money.co.uk we don't just report the news, we also carry out our own research and investigations to help make better sense of personal finance. Here are our latest reports:

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31 March 2017

If you're watching TV, having a shower, posting a letter or picking up a prescription - it will cost you more on Saturday!

We're not joking, 1st April really is 'National Price Hike Day' when you'll be hit with yet another raft of inflation-busting price hikes and many of your day-to-day activities will cost you more.

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06 January 2017

Two thirds of working households claim they are JAMs

Half of those with an annual household income of over £70,000 feel they are just about managing financially.

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27 May 2016

One in three pet insurance claims are declined

Research by money.co.uk finds pet owners face a £232 million bill for rejected claims as, according to our survey, one in three pet insurance claims are unsuccessful.

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21 December 2015

New Year, new start... apart

Monday 4th January is peak time to set the 'separation wheels in motion'.

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14 September 2015

TalkTalk hike broadband prices

Hannah Maundrell, Editor in Chief at money.co.uk, commented on the latest price hike announcement by TalkTalk

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25 November 2014

11 million credit card holders do not know they have section 75 protection

The credit card sector's best kept secret - Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act - came into force 40 years ago.

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