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Don’t cut corners on cover for your summer break

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With the summer holidays just around the corner, one job you can’t afford to ignore is organising your travel insurance, writes journalist Esther Shaw.

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Car boot sales: Your consumer rights

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Don't get ripped off when shopping. Here are two key pieces of legislation you should know when buying or selling at a car boot sale.

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BRIAN the Robot races Adam Gemili in 100m race

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Watch as BRIAN the Robot takes on Olympic sprinter Adam Gemili in a race between man and machine.

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Meet BRIAN: The fastest insurance comparison robot

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Before BRIAN the robot embarked on his mission to save Brits pounds on their insurance costs, he left this video message for the Confused.com community.

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Why petrol beats diesel when buying a used car

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Opting for a used petrol car is likely to be much more cost effective than the equivalent diesel model, according to new research. We take a closer look.

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Top deals for credit card first-timers

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It can be tough for credit card virgins to get a top deal on their plastic. However, three great credit building cards from Barclaycard look set to buck the trend.

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Why Tuesday is best day to book holiday

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Spend the weekend researching your next trip but when it comes to booking hold off until Tuesday morning to save money. We explain why.

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Blog: Is it selfish or financial sense to have one child?

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Is it selfish or financial sense to have one child? Mum-of-one and personal finance journalist Sue Hayward says money matters when it comes to raising a child.

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Where to buy your next buy-to-let property

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Southampton, Blackpool and Hull top the list of the most promising areas to purchase a buy-to-let property, according to research by HSBC.

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How to pick the right 0% balance transfer credit card

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Interest-free balance transfer credit cards can save you money. Here’s how to pick the best card depending on how much you can afford to repay each month.

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