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Row.co.uk study reveals UK’s top home emergency fears


While heights and spiders may be some of the UK’s biggest collective fears, there are other fears which are often overlooked – the fear of home emergencies.

In a study by the appliance and boiler insurance company Row.co.uk, it was found that the ultimate home emergency fear is discovering burst pipes and finding the house flooded. Almost 29% of us are afraid of this, which is

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Reasons You Should Try CFD Trading

Before we try to find out whether it is worth going in for CFD or Contract for Difference, it would be interesting to know something more about it. What exactly is CFD and why it is considered to be one of the most exciting trading options which could help even newcomers to make money? From an ordinary man’s perspective CFD is nothing but a tool

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Over50choices.co.uk survey reveals surge in prepaid funeral plans

Over50s comparison site Over50choices.co.uk wanted to find out the reasons why people buy prepaid funeral plans,particularly as sales of the product have increased by 22% in the first six months of the 2016 compared to the same period last year.

The study of over 1,000 customers showed that while removing the emotional and financial burden was the main reason,nearly half (46%) also saw it as a

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Gamestaar refines payment system for trading of your old games

Trading in old and unwanted video games in return for cash has become big business but consumers can often be left waiting for payment. New online platform Gamestaar aims to change that by guaranteeing its customers a quick service – or they will double the agreed payment.While selling old games and other electrical items online has become popular in recent years, it can often be

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Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s day gift giving

Father’s day is the new date in the shopping calendar. Here in the UK it seems that increasingly there are more and more dates in the calendar we celebrate with gift giving – Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s day, Mother’s day and now Father’s day.

It took a while for Father’s day to catch up with Mother’s day here in the UK. But, dads share

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Money-Mate Survey Reveals Many Brits Let Insurance Policies Auto-Renew Without Checking Competitors

It’s used affectionately, but most of us know that in the international community us Brits are known as whingers. If we receive bad service, we gripe amongst our friends; if our insurance policies go up, we have a good moan; and you don’t even want to start us on the weather! The thing is, that while we like to get things off our chests, we

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Miller Hendry solicitors advice when it comes to Bank of Mum and Dad

Borrowing from the Bank of Mum and Dad is all very well but home buyers need to be aware of the pitfalls when they tap their relatives for cash, says Tayside based solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry.

Data just released by Legal & General found that lending from parents to help their children buy a home will help finance 25% of all UK mortgage transactions

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Gillespie Macandrew’s Lianne Lodge gives lesson in Prince’s legacy

Lianne Lodge

2016 has been a remarkable year when it comes to celebrity deaths.  No sooner are we getting over one shock than we are faced by another. The latest being that of the enigmatic musician Prince.

Papers filed in the State Court of Minnesota show that Prince’s sister Tyka Nelson has petitioned for a special administrator to oversee the star’s estate.  This is deemed to be necessary

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Barcan+Kirby reveals under 55’s expect to retire before 70

New research from law firm Barcan+Kirby as part of its Citizen 2025 whitepaper, which was launched on Monday (29.02.16), shows that under 55’s are not expecting to work into their 70’s.

This comes in contrast to the Government’s announcement today that it is reviewing the state retirement age and speculation that people could work until they are 75.

In a poll of 2,003 UK adults, conducted on

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TRACKER reports Range Rover Sport most stolen and recovered car 2015

BMW X5 comes in 2nd having held the number one place for six consecutive years

According to the latest figures from TRACKER (part of the Tantalum Corporation), the highly desirable Range Rover Sport was the most stolen and recovered vehicle in 2015, knocking the BMW X5 off the number one spot which it has held for the last 6 years. Year-on-year TRACKER saw a 12% increase

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