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Buying a used car? Then know your consumer rights

Mini cooper s

Whether buying a used car privately or through a dealership, it's important that you know your consumer rights to make sure you don't get stung.

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Confused.com guide to private medical insurance (PMI)

Vaccination

Private medical insurance (PMI) is a great way to cover the costs of private health care in order to bypass lengthy NHS waiting lists. PMI is designed to cover the costs of receiving private medical consultancy and treatment for curable, short-term illnesses or injuries (known as acute conditions – see below for more details) that occur after a policy begins.

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13 home moving costs to consider on top of the mortgage

Pound coin path

Now that the property market seems to be emerging from its slump, here’s some information on the costs involved in a home move.

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17 ways to save on van insurance

Transit driving

As all vans in the UK must be insured to use the roads, a big, competitive van insurance industry has sprung up to provide cover for these ever-present highway workhorses.

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Should older drivers re-sit their driving test?

Woman learning to drive

Despite high-profile calls for older drivers to be forced to retake their driving test, research shows that drivers over 70 years of age are actually amongst the safest on UK roads.

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A Confused.com guide to pet insurance

Pet insurance

For many people, pets are part of the family. The sheer joy they bring to a home, plus the faithful companionship they offer, means that these furry friends soon become much loved by their keepers. That’s why, when a pet gets ill or injured, no time is wasted in getting to a vet.

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Pump my ride! Why petrol prices are sky high again

Confused.com author Carl Chamber

Confused.com's Carl Chambers laments as petrol prices pinch his purse strings...Hi there wannabe money savers! Whilst in my car this morning, the radio blurted out that the UK has emerged from 18 months’ of recession.

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10 cheaper car insurance tips for new drivers

A lady driver showing car key

As all young drivers know, car insurance is pricey. This is because new drivers are, by definition, inexperienced and therefore more likely to get into a scrape. However, there are ways you can drive down the cost of cover.

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Fiscal tips and Alistair

Confused.com author Carl Chamber

As promised, VAT will go back up in the New Year - but did we feel the full benefit anyway? Confused.com's Carl Chambers shares his views..

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A Confused.com guide to car warranties

A person repairing the car

With nearly 30 million cars in the UK, we Brits really do love our four-wheeled friends… but this love affair comes with a big price tag. Apart from the car itself, other significant costs include petrol, car insurance, road tax and MoT.

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Carl Chambers

Carl Chambers

Carl Chambers worked as a consumer interest writer at Confused.com between 2007 and 2010. We miss his terrible puns!

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