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Garden flowers

How to keep your garden safe and secure

As a nation we're keen gardeners, spending around £30,000 in our lifetimes on keeping our hedges trimmed and flowerbeds blooming. But it's not just the plants to think about, those of us with families or outdoor hobbies are sure to have plenty of tools, toys and sports equipment in our gardens too.

Home insurance

On the move? A guide to renting

Renting is often seen as something you do before climbing the property ladder. However, research shows this may not be the case at all. In fact, within a decade, nine out of 10 under-35s in the UK won't be able to afford their own home and face becoming permanent renters.

Drivers on a motorway

True or false? 5 common car insurance myths

When it comes to car insurance, sorting fact from fiction is a tricky business. There are a lot of misconceptions about cover, so it's important to really understand a policy before you buy it. To help you, we've looked at some of the most common beliefs and explain what's right and what's not.

Learning to drive

3 essential things to think about before learning to drive

Everyone's a bit nervous about learning to drive, but it can be one of the most valuable skills you learn in life. For some people, driving comes naturally. But for others it's a stressful and time-consuming experience. So what can you do to make the process as easy, safe and, perhaps more importantly, cost-effective as possible?

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