Category Archives: Consumer Help

3 COMPANIES WHO OFFER CAR INSURANCE TAILORED FOR WOMEN

3 Companies Who Offer Car Insurance Tailored for Women

In the past, it used to be possible for women to get cheaper car insurance than men simply due to gender. Since an EU equality directive back in 2012, however, this practice is now no longer allowed and women are no longer able to be offered better car insurance quotes based on gender alone. What car insurance companies are allowed to do, however, is tailor their offerings so that they are more attractive and applicable to female drivers.

Just Over 24 Hours Left to Use Your ISA Allowance!

If you’ve been noticing a lot of TV and Internet ads for ISAs over the last few days, it’s probably because the ISA allowance cut off date has been creeping up on us slowly but surely and this is an extremely busy time of year for ISA providers. 

Woman searching for cheaper car insurance on laptop

Can Women Still Get Cheaper Car Insurance?

For many years it was well-known that women were generally able to get cheaper car insurance than men. In fact, during this time, some insurance companies created women only car insurance brands that specifically offered cheaper insurance deals for women. While these brands are still around today, due to an EU ruling back in 2012 known as the Gender Directive, car insurance companies are no longer allowed to offer cheaper prices to women simply based on gender and they also have to insure both men and women alike.

Hand writing words My Last Will

At What Age Should You Write a Will?

It is easy to imagine waiting until you are well into your old age before writing your will. After all, isn’t that when people normally do this?

If you feel that you are still too young to write a will then when do you think is the perfect age to do it? 60? 70? Maybe older? The truth is that, as with setting up a pension, far too many of us don’t even think about this issue until later on in life when we really should be considering it sooner.

So, what are the most important factors to take into account?

Why Your Child Benefit Payment Hasn’t Gone in Your Bank Today

If you’ve been waiting for your child benefit payment to drop into your bank this Saturday morning, then you may get a bit of a shock when you check your bank balance, only to find that it has not been paid in as it usually is.