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More Than to stop selling car insurance policies – here's what it means for your cover

If you're a More Than car insurance customer with auto-renewal turned on, you should look out for a letter explaining that you'll be switched to Swinton Insurance. Meanwhile, if you're not on auto-renewal, you'll need to arrange new cover when your policy ends as More Than has pulled out of the market.

30 November 2023

Martin Lewis: How to halve your car and home insurance costs just by getting it on the right day – and why it works

You could HALVE the cost of your car and home insurance just by getting quotes on the right day. MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis explains what you need to know in this clip from ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.

10 November 2023

Direct Line Group to pay £30 million in refunds after overcharging some car and home insurance customers – what you need to know

If you've renewed your Churchill, Direct Line or Privilege home or car insurance since 1 January 2022 you may be owed a refund.

1 September 2023

Ethnic minorities pay up to £280/yr more for car insurance than white people, says Citizens Advice

Ethnic minorities pay more than white people for car insurance, research from Citizens Advice has shown, with the charity arguing that the price differences are a result of an "ethnicity penalty".

22 March 2022

Martin's car and home insurance warning: Get quotes NOW as rule change may see prices spike

Even if your car and home insurance is not up for renewal, everyone should get quotes now because in a month new rules may mean costs will spike.

30 December 2021

DriveScore app launches that rewards good driving with lower car insurance premiums - here's how it works

Motorists may be able to save on their insurance by using a new app that rewards good driving with discounts on car insurance premiums. The 'DriveScore' app, built by credit reference agency ClearScore, can offer double-digit discounts to those who drive carefully. Here's what you need to know.

17 November 2021

Switch now: Martin's car and home insurance warning ahead of groundreaking rule changes

Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.

16 November 2021

Martin Lewis: The BIG insurance rule change is coming - what you need to know before 1 Jan

Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.

15 October 2021

15 gold medal MoneySaving successes of 2021 - including £7,000 council tax back, £22,000 competition win, £250 WFH tax claim

As many feel moved by Team GB's recent Olympic success, we hope to inspire you to overcome your financial hurdles and achieve a knockout MoneySaving victory by celebrating 15 of our users' best successes of 2021. Some require you to go the extra mile (for a big reward), others are swimmingly easy. On your marks, get set, go...

17 August 2021

Car and home insurers to be banned from charging renewing customers more than newbies in loyalty penalty crackdown

Car and home insurers are to be banned from charging existing customers more at renewal than they would expect to pay if they were taking out a new policy with the same firm, as part of a ‘loyalty penalty’ crackdown.

1 June 2021