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Going to a festival this summer? Make sure you're protected

There are many free and cheap steps you can take to avoid losing your belongings or having them stolen at a festival

What is the number one MoneySaving life hack?

How to watch TV legally without paying the licence fee is your ultimate life hack, being read a whopping 118,900 times

Beat huge insurance admin fees for simple changes

Changing a name, address or job title, or cancelling an insurance policy completely, could result in costly admin fees

Ever had Amex card protection? Thousands are due a refund

Amex users with its My Essentials and Back on Track policies with additional card protection, will get a partial refund

Insurers fail to give clear information on payment options

People buying home and car insurance online are not given clear information about payment options, the FCA says

Warning: 'Pet insurance renewal up £2,000'

Pet insurance premium hikes of as much as £2,000 a year are forcing former AXA customers to look elsewhere for cover

Got life insurance before March 1984? The price you pay may soon rise

Life insurance holders with policies taken out before 14 March 1984 could pay higher premiums from 6 April

New rules confirmed, which give more protection to savers if their bank fails

The FSCS limit will be increased from £85k to £1 million for temporary balances under new rules outlined by the Bank

Opt-out selling of insurance add-ons may be banned

Firms may be banned from automatically opting customers in to add-on insurance products, if FCA plans go ahead

£100 cap announced for mobile phone theft victims

Mobile phone users will be protected from massive bills when their handsets are stolen, the government has announced

Campaign victory as Experian pays out for unfairly sold insurance… are you due £200+ back?

Some Experian customers have been told this week that they'll be refunded £200+ for unfairly sold ID fraud insurance

New insurance laws will stop insurers wriggling out of claims

The Insurance Act 2015 will help stop insurers unfairly rejecting customers' claims due to wrong information given