Personal finance blog: Protection and insurance 

On this page you’ll find original articles and our personal finance expert Ashley Shepherd’s insights into different types of insurance and how it can help you protect what matters most to you. 

Ashley Shepherd
24th Apr 2020

What is Martin Lewis travel insurance advice?

Martin Lewis’ advice on travel insurance includes information on when and how to insure your holiday. In addition to providing general information on what to look out for when reviewing travel insurance policies

06th Jul 2021

How old is too old for life insurance?

In fact, you are never too old - or too young - to think about your life insurance needs

13th Oct 2023

Car insurance costs soar as 61% pay more for their renewal

A recent survey by leading UK car insurance comparison specialist Quotezone has found that 61% of those surveyed said their car insurance renewal was more expensive in 2023.

09th May 2024

What does Martin Lewis say about over 50 life insurance?

The money saving expert Martin Lewis has reservations when it comes to over 50s life insurance. Although he believes an over 50 plan could be lucrative for some....

13th Oct 2023

Car insurance costs soar as 61% pay more for their renewal

A recent survey by leading UK car insurance comparison specialist Quotezone has found that 61% of those surveyed said their car insurance renewal was more expensive in 2023.

06th Aug 2021

What is no medical life insurance?

Could no-medical life insurance be the answer to your worries about getting life cover later in life? Find out now and get a quote from the UK’s leading insurers.

06th Jul 2021

How old is too old for life insurance?

In fact, you are never too old - or too young - to think about your life insurance needs

22nd Jun 2021

Choosing life insurance for your parent

We get more involved in our parents financial decisions as they get older amp; helping them to choose life insurance could be a wise decision

24th Apr 2020

What is Martin Lewis travel insurance advice?

Martin Lewis’ advice on travel insurance includes information on when and how to insure your holiday. In addition to providing general information on what to look out for when reviewing travel insurance policies

24th Mar 2018

Health insurance and your holidays

Beware, however, that all the benefits of your medical insurance plan are unlikely to provide any comfort or security at all once you travel abroad on business or on holiday.

08th Jan 2018

Which is best single or multi-trip travel insurance?

This article will discuss what you need to know when buying cover, so you can make an informed decision as to which option is the most appropriate for you.

29th Nov 2017

Choosing Private Health Insurance over the NHS

One of the primary reasons people choose private health care is to speed up the treatment process; so I was interested to read a recent article on the BBC news website about NHS targets

18th Aug 2016

Which is better joint or single life policies?

The pros and cons of joint life insurance compared with separate life insurance policies mean that you may want to consider carefully your own personal needs

26th May 2016

Worried about the NHS? Consider private health insurance

Against this background and very real fears many are turning to private health insurance

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