This Month's Top Articles
Archived 2011-09 news:
|Mortgages: Mortgage approvals experienced August growth |
|30th September 2011|
|There was a rise in the number of mortgages approved throughout August, figures from the Building Societies Association (BSA) show.|
Compared to the same period of 2010, approvals increased by 16 per cent, with gross lending now at its h...
|Home Insurance UK: Property owners leave homes vulnerable to thieves |
|27th September 2011|
|People throughout the country are risking making claims on their home insurance by failing to secure their properties, research commissioned to mark UK Home Security Week 2011 shows.|
A number of ex-burglars were asked what they believe thieves use to make their jobs easier, with many of the...
|Car Insurance UK: Exercise caution when changing lanes |
|24th September 2011|
|Drivers can avoid needing to make a claim on their car insurance and causing an accident if they take a couple of seconds to check blind-spots before switching lanes.|
Accident Exchange has warned that too many collisions occur on the nation's roads because people are not taking the time...
|Mortgages: Mortgage problems may be addressed by lenders |
|23rd September 2011|
|Consumers who are having problems repaying their mortgage may benefit from getting in touch with their lender, an expert has suggested.|
Director at MyMortgageDirect Catherine Hearnden emphasised that lenders will often do all they can t...
|Car Insurance UK: Effective training to lower car insurance? |
|22nd September 2011|
|Young drivers could be entitled to lower car insurance premiums if the industry implements measures to make the roads safer, a research group has suggested.|
Defaqto explained that by giving young drivers more training in how to travel safely, the number of incidents involving their cars may...
|Car Insurance UK: Ignored speed limits put road users at risk |
|21st September 2011|
|Motorists are putting themselves and other road users at risk by failing to acknowledge speed limits, Cleveland and Durham Police have warned.|
The force's Specialist Operations Unit recently participated in a Europe-wide initiative that aimed to highlight just how many people do not adh...
|Car Insurance UK: Women risk car insurance claims with makeup routines |
|20th September 2011|
|Many female drivers are at risk of having to make a claim on their car insurance by applying makeup behind the wheel, new research shows.|
A quarter (23 per cent) of those polled by Diamond said they apply makeup while driving, with 16 per cent of them crashing or having a near-miss as a res...
|Pet Insurance: Pet insurance market expected to grow |
|17th September 2011|
|It is likely that the pet insurance market will continue to grow over the next 12 months, one expert has predicted.|
Head of marketing at Petplan Isabella von Mesterhazy explained that pet owners want their ani...