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Living with a disability costs an extra £500 a month

A doctor and a patient

Research shows that people who live with long-term illnesses are roughly £500 a month worse off than those who aren't. The Seven Families campaign is aiming to change that.

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The moustache grower's guide to Movember

Old fashioned pilot with moustache

Every November, thousands of men across the world sprout moustaches in aid of Movember, the campaign which aims to raise funds for and awareness of men’s health issues.

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Buying a home? Why you'll need life cover too

House made out of twenty pound notes

Just 11% of people think having life insurance is a top priority when buying a new home. But who's going to cover the mortgage should the worst happen?

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Mums fail to protect their children’s finances

mother with baby

Seven out of 10 mothers say the financial security of their offspring is a top priority, yet many have no backup plan if the worst were to happen.

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Insurance pay-out rates on the up

  •  27 May, 2014
Insurance man sitting at desk

Just 3% of life, critical illness and income protection insurance claims were declined last year with some £3.1 billion paid out to almost 100,000 customers, according to new figures.

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Video: Six favourite celebrity fitness trainers

Mr Motivator

Summer's almost here! So, to inspire you off the sofa and into the gym here's a video round-up of six of the nation's favourite celebrity fitness trainers.

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Costly childcare sees 23% of parents give up work

A family reading together

Some 23% of families in which both parents worked before children were born have had to give up a salary due to childcare costs. Will new tax breaks help?

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Dip in nation's salt consumption

  •  15 Apr, 2014
Salt

People eating less salt in their diets has led to a fall in the number of heart disease deaths in England, a study suggests.

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Rising number of families lack rainy day savings

Saving for a rainy day

UK families are saving less and forgoing vital insurance, leaving millions without a financial safety net, according to new research by Scottish Widows.

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Many don't recognise they are obese

  •  08 Apr, 2014
A cigarette being smoked

Millions of Britons are putting themselves at risk of early death by failing to recognise they are obese, a report suggests.

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