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UK lockdown – a third of UK households have seen their income cut

Over 9 million households having to make do with less money coming in
as a result of COVID-19

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New data reveals a surge in people looking to buy bicycles amidst lockdown

According to Google Trends data, searches for road bikes have increased 525% since lockdown was announced.

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Drivers call for action on car insurance renewals as loyalty penalty increases 22% to £1.2bn a year

  • 7m drivers caught out by the auto-renewal loyalty trap;
  • 73% of motorists want more information about their car insurance renewal1;
  • 47% call for standard wordings, written in plain English, to make renewal information easier to understand;
  • Motorists missing out on £256 saving by allowing insurers to auto-renew their policy2.
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15 practical money management tips to help ease the strain on finances

Coronavirus restrictions have had a massive impact on many peoples’ ability to work and earn.  With millions of workers now being furloughed on reduced pay or worse, losing their jobs, household finances are being placed under enormous strain.

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GoCompare explains how COVID-19 restrictions impact car and home insurance

Customers renewing policies or buying their first policy advised to buy cover for their normal behaviour and not base it on their lives under COVID-19 restrictions

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Financial scam warning as cybercriminals exploit COVID-19 pandemic fears

GoCompare shares 5 tips for guarding against financial fraud

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As travel insurance sales continue to soar, holiday makers urged to get the RIGHT policy

  • Sales of travel insurance still up over 170% following coronavirus outbreak1;
  • Buy early message getting through: Biggest surge of sales is now to cover Easter and Summer holidays;
  • GoCompare issues updated ten-point plan for travellers;
  • Travellers urged to check details of cover, get SAFI and to cover their staycations.
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GoCompare comments on the latest keyless car security findings from Thatcham Research

Test failures for popular car brands like Mazda, MG, Subaru and Vauxhall mean owners of these vehicles should be extra vigilant 

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Young drivers spend on average £6,071 getting on the road

  • The cost of car insurance for 17-year old drivers has fallen by nearly 50% since 2012
  • More first cars are now bought using PCP or lease finance than using a personal loan
  • Driving lessons cost an average of £528.00