Why Inger calls NatWest’s Sajid a ‘guardian angel’: Cashier’s advice helped avert financial disaster when illness struck

How the Income Protection Insurance paid me £1,200 a month when I fell ill By Geoff Prestridge for The Mail on Sunday Updated: 06:37 EST, September 5, 2011 Whenever Inger Wallis visits her bank, she always tells the cashier, Sajid Fanny, “You’re my guardian angel”—much to his embarrassment. She had been saying this ever since … Read more

After Danny Baker calls all types of insurance a waste of time and money, we ask: Do we really need to buy insurance?

Do we really need to buy insurance? Famously, Danny Baker doesn’t think so. We weigh the possibilities By Toby Whalen for The Mail on Sunday Updated: 08:16 EST, Feb 28, 2012 We all need insurance. Or are we? Is it really worth paying thousands of pounds to cover yourself for countless troubles when you can … Read more

Cost of part one cancer: How do you deal with the financial fallout during chemotherapy?

Sorting through your personal finances can be difficult at the best of times. But what is it like when you are seriously ill? In the hopes that this article will help other people facing this problem, journalist Richard Browning explains the journey the healthy vacationer must take when the worst kind of news breaks. I’m … Read more

Why do more than half of us think insurance companies will always avoid paying?

When you mention insurance to someone, the reaction is seldom positive and for most people it’s seen as grudge buying – something they don’t want to spend money on and don’t think they’re likely to use. In fact, 55 percent of consumers believe that insurance companies will always try to wriggle out of insurance claims, … Read more

Why an Oxford academic is suing Royal London for £100,000 over his mother’s murder

The Battle: Ali Rizvi is suing the Royal London Insurance Company for the interest he claims he owes Academic Ali Rizvi is determined to get one of Britain’s largest insurance companies to play fair and provide him with full financial justice after his mother was murdered during a trip to Pakistan nearly six years ago. … Read more

Customers cancel insurance they can no longer afford

Rising costs are causing millions of customers to cancel vital insurance policies they can no longer afford, leaving them vulnerable financially if things go wrong. A survey conducted by the financial services provider Premium Credit found that 38 percent of people had canceled one or more insurance policies over the past three years because they … Read more