Lars Kroijer: The vast cost of unnecessary insurance

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Bogus insurance claims up 18%

Value of fraud uncovered by insurers rose to a record £1.3bn

Half of Saga shares could go to public

Listing would give the company an enterprise value of £3bn

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The care conundrum

Squaring the circle of care and heirs

Moneysupermarket to launch data business

New business could be worth tens of millions of pounds

Finding insurance for a flood-risk home

Insurance options for flood-prone households

Regulator cool over PPI time limit

Banks would have to agree to ‘specific and tailored’ response

PPI claim rejected? Don’t give up!

You could still be due thousands in compensation

CPP compensation scheme opens

Up to £1.3bn will be paid out to customers

Car insurance costs drop

Young men benefit from 2012 ‘gender directive’

Insurance costs set to fall

23% drop in claims in first nine months of 2013

Autumn Statement: Your money Q&A

How the measures will affect individuals

FCA probes ‘misleading’ comparison sites

Review of commission-driven deals on comparison websites

Credit card customers to receive £1.3bn

Banks agree compensation deal for card protection

Consumer finance complaints soar 179%

Most disputes about mis-sold payment-protection policies

Enhanced holiday protection proposed

New rules for package holidays bought online

Should I overpay on my mortgage?

How can I bring down my payment over time?

ICO makes fines for nuisance calls

Companies featured in BBC documentary

‘Premium bond’ plan to fund social care costs

Proposal aims to make saving easy and affordable

How to invest in student property

Student digs can offer high yields

PERSONAL FINANCE AWARDS

FT Money won Financial National Title of the Year at the Santander UK Financial Media Awards 2014


FT Money was named Publication of the Year for 2014 by the CFA Society of the UK


The team were also runners-up for Best Use of Social Media at the Santander Media Awards 2014


FT Money editor Jonathan Eley was named winner of the Ethical and Professional Standards Award in 2014 by the CFA Society of the UK, and runner-up for his Contribution to Personal Finance Education at the Santander Media Awards 2014


Pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo was named Journalist of the Year for the national press by the Society of Pension Professionals

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