10 motoring misdemeanours that could invalidate your car insurance

August 16th, 2017

Toy figure singingResearch has revealed that millions of motorists are making daily driving decisions that could unwittingly invalidate their car insurance. Figures from the Association of British Insurers show that 99% of car claims are paid-out and just 1% rejected. However, that means 43,000 motorists are left out-of-pocket and we want to make sure that you aren’t one of them. Read the rest of this entry »

Home Insurance: 10 Ways to Cut the Cost of Cover

July 24th, 2017

Bird houseShop Around To get the best policy at the best price you need to do a little homework. Comparison websites are a good start, but some providers refuse to pay the commission and won’t sign-up, which means you need to broaden your search. Better still save yourself the bother and get a trusted broker to do all the hard work for you. Quoteline Direct has been in the business for half a century and we’ve got access to some seriously competitive policies that are hard to beat. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Ten Tips for a Budget Break

June 30th, 2017

Holiday luggageRising inflation and falling sterling are putting the squeeze on holiday spending; so we decided to take a look at ten ways to make your holiday money go further: Read the rest of this entry »

How to haggle for a car: 26 tricks of the trade

June 15th, 2017

Figure holding car keysSelling cars isn’t easy and successful salesman are at the top of their game. Don’t be fooled by a friendly face and a firm handshake; remember that you’re dealing with professionals, and you’ll need to work hard to get the best price. Take the hassle out of haggling with the following tips: Read the rest of this entry »

How home insurance could help you defend your legal rights

March 17th, 2017

Statue holding balance scaleIn the not too distant past a job was for life, but the world of work is changing, and today people regularly switch jobs. A recent study revealed that the average Briton will undertake six different roles in six different companies throughout their career. And the greater number of jobs someone holds; the greater the chances of being involved in an employment dispute. Read the rest of this entry »

Financial New Years’ Resolutions

January 6th, 2017

Pig money bankThe beginning of a new year provides the perfect opportunity to turn over a new leaf and you won’t be surprised to learn that financial resolutions are amongst the most common. Detoxing your finances can be an empowering way to start the year on the right foot, but like all resolutions you’ve got a much better chance of succeeding if you set realistic goals. So ditch the fad diets and follow our top tips to financial fitness: Read the rest of this entry »

Great News: Cheaper Petrol at the Pumps

January 26th, 2015

seamless pattern with gas stations signsFalling oil prices may have been in headlines for months, but the benefits have taken a long time to trickle down to the price of petrol at the pumps. However, recent weeks have seen fuel prices plummet and it’s a trend that’s set to continue. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Detox your Finances

January 7th, 2014

CeleryHaving overindulged and overspent over the Christmas period the New Year is a great time to make a fresh start. We look at how to slim-down your insurance bills, make some serious savings and get financially fitter. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Get Cheaper Taxi Insurance

October 14th, 2013

Taxi laneAt Quoteline Direct we know just what a tough time taxi drivers have earning a living. Not only do taxi drivers have to constantly negotiate city centre traffic, but they’ve also got to deal with problem passengers. Add-in increasing fuel costs and inflated insurance premiums and you begin to wonder how cabbies remain so chatty.

However, it isn’t all doom and gloom; as a specialist broker we negotiated some great deals with the country’s leading taxi insurance providers and we think you’ll be surprised by how much you could save. And what’s more we’ve got some useful tips to help you further cut the cost of cover, but let’s start by looking at why taxi insurance is so expensive. Read the rest of this entry »

Guide to Tracing Unclaimed Insurance

February 5th, 2013

Scrunched up paperIt’s impossible to put an exact figure on the value of all the unclaimed insurance policies in the UK, but it’s likely to be in the billions. Everyone knows that as you get older you get more forgetful, and it’s not uncommon to lose track of financial investments. So what steps can you take to recover a lost insurance policy?

The Unclaimed Assets Register (UAR) is the best starting point for anyone trying to track down lost life insurance policies. The UAR is operated by ‘credit risk management’ giants Experian and aims to help locate lost assets and then put you in-touch with the relevant financial provider to make a claim. Read the rest of this entry »