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Best pet insurance deals

Reading Time: 9 mins Pet insurance is absolutely essential if you own a cat or dog. Vet bills can be seriously expensive and without pet insurance it’ll be up to you to foot the bill. At the moment a number of the big pet insurance companies are offering impressive online discounts. From less than £4 a month you can relax knowing that … read more

Computer insurance: do you need it?

Reading Time: 5 mins PCs can be expensive so with like any new gadget you buy, you’re probably going to be offered computer insurance when you get to the till. You might be tempted to get the insurance there and then but don’t be fooled. On average electrical retailers are known to charge their customers three to four times … read more

Accident insurance – what you should know

Reading Time: 4 mins The very thought of dying  or being seriously injured and leaving your loved ones to bear the financial burden is enough to make anyone think about getting accident insurance. But whilst accident insurance may sound similar to critical illness insurance, it is in fact a completely different kettle of fish.

Cheaper travel insurance for over 65s

Reading Time: 5 mins Travel insurance for over 65s is hard enough to get and if you suffer from pre-existing medical conditions it can be almost impossible. However, we’ve found out how to get pensioners travel insurance even with pre-existing medical conditions.

Make Money from donating your Sperm

Reading Time: 4 mins Some see it as recreation but actually you can make a decent amount of money from donating your sperm. Healthy sperm from donors that are considered to have good genes and an impressive education are in demand. It’s also not a difficult talk to donate. Sperm Donation How much can you make from sperm donation? … read more

You ultimate financial jargon dictionary (H-P)

Reading Time: 4 mins Do you ever feel like you need a big financial jargon dictionary? The words and phrases used in letters, bank statements, on the radio, television or within newspapers, magazines and books, can leave us scratching our heads. Even financial journalists can get a little dizzy from the amount of vocabulary out there. That’s why we … read more

Your ultimate financial jargon dictionary (A-G)

Reading Time: 5 mins Do you ever feel like you need a big financial jargon dictionary? The words and phrases used in letters, bank statements, on the radio, television or within newspapers, magazines and books, can leave us scratching our heads. Even financial journalists can get a little dizzy from the amount of vocabulary out there. That’s why we … read more

News: Women found to worry more about money than men

Reading Time: 3 mins A survey conducted by Focaldata for award-winning investment service Hargreaves Lansdown has found that on average, women tend to worry more about money than their male counterparts. Results of the survey 5 to Thrive Comments Results of the survey The survey questioned 10,000 participants and was conducted in June 2021. It found that 29% of women … read more

Don’t be scammed by a pension scam!

Can you spot a pension scam? Many people can but, like so many frauds and scams nowadays, the perpetrators are coming up with new angles all the time, so many of us are getting taken in. Find out how to spot a pensions scam and what to do to make sure you keep your retirement … read more

Will Savings Affect My Benefits?

Reading Time: 6 mins Claiming Universal Credit and other benefits is tricky enough for most people – but as you start to save, you might find your entitlement drops. Or, you could have too much in your savings already to apply for benefits. Here, I’ll take you through the main ways savings could (and don’t) affect benefits. Universal Credit … read more

What to Do When You’re Executor of a Will

Reading Time: 11 mins It’s a tragic time when someone dies – but it also comes with a lot of paperwork. If you’ve been assigned executor of a will, there’s a lot of things to do. It can be overwhelming and knowing where to start is often confusing. Use this checklist to make sure you’ve got everything covered, in … read more

The Latest COVID-19 Scams – Anyone Could Be a Victim!

Reading Time: 5 mins It’s an unfortunate truth that, whenever there’s a crisis, certain people will try to make money out of it. And when it comes to COVID-19, it’s sadly no different. The worst thing is that scammers are more tech-savvy than ever – which means they’re taking advantage of the anxiety we’re all feeling in the middle … read more

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