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The New Pet Owner Checklist

The New Pet Owner Checklist

25th May 2018

In the UK we are fond of our pets, with almost half of the nation owning one, and they can very quickly become part of the family. But...

Will Brexit Affect Travel Insurance?

Will Brexit Affect Travel Insurance?

16th May 2018

Whether you're travelling to the far reaches of the world or just taking a quick flight over the water to Western Europe, travel insurance...

A Guide to Mortgage Life Insurance

A Guide to Mortgage Life Insurance

10th May 2018

With so many different options out there, we understand that choosing the right life insurance policy for you and your situation...

The UK's Favourite PetsThe UK's Favourite Pets

The UK's Favourite Pets

23rd April 2018

In the UK, we're pretty fond of our furry and scaly companions, with 45% of the population owning a pet - that's almost half of the nation...

Top Backpacking DestinationsTop Backpacking Destinations

Top Backpacking Destinations

16th April 2018

Travelling the world is a fantastic opportunity to experience different cultures, meet new people and take part in local traditions and festivities...

Everything You Need to Know About Pet InsuranceEverything You Need to Know About Pet Insurance

Everything You Need to Know About Pet Insurance

9th April 2018

We love our pets. They provide companionship, could make us healthier, offer unconditional love, and can even have jobs that make our lives better...

A First-Time Home Buyers GuideA First-Time Home Buyers Guide

A First-Time Home Buyers Guide

9th April 2018

Buying your first home may well be one of the biggest decisions you ever make, so it is normal to have a lot of questions about the process. While it may seem incredibly complicated, it may...

The Cost of Committing: Mortgage or Marriage?

The Cost of Committing: Mortgage or Marriage?

4th April 2018

Two of the biggest commitments a person can make in their lifetime is to get married and to buy a house. While these can be huge commitments, they can...

Alternative Holidays for Spring TimeAlternative Holidays for Spring Time

Alternative Holidays for Spring Time

12th March 2018

Going on holiday is an exciting time and, throughout the year, there are numerous destination options for you to choose. For many, summer is a popular time of...

Is Owning A Dog Good for Your Health?Is Owning A Dog Good for Your Health?

Is Owning A Dog Good for Your Health?

12th March 2018

When it comes to health, we may feel as though we are continually striving for a greater quality of life. Some people resort to incorporating a range of superfoods...

Win an All-New Kindle Oasis E-reader!Win an All-New Kindle Oasis E-reader!

Win an All-New Kindle Oasis E-reader!

1st March 2018

As it's nearing the end of what seems to have been the longest winter on record, it's only natural to start thinking about your next getaway. With this in mind...

9 Animals With Jobs9 Animals With Jobs

9 Animals With Jobs

16th February 2018

We've already looked at how much pets can cost over their lifetime. However, most pet owners would agree that their beloved animals more than pay for themselves! But what about animals...

Is There a Link Between Love and Health?Is There a Link Between Love and Health?

Is There a Link Between Love and Health?

14th February 2018

On Valentine's Day many people think about romance and how they can spoil their spouse. Although there's a few different theories about the origins of...

How Much Do We Spend on Valentine's Day?How Much Do We Spend on Valentine's Day?

How Much Do We Spend on Valentine's Day?

14th February 2018

Well it's Valentines Day! For UK couples, this is a day popular for celebrating love, but how much does it cost? According to a 2017 study, 52% of Britons said they...

Win A Romantic Getaway in the Lakes!Win A Romantic Getaway in the Lakes!

Win A Romantic Getaway in the Lakes!

8th February 2018

Has Valentine's Day got you pining for a luxurious escape to help celebrate the love you have for your partner? Well, with the latest competition from Compare...

Superfoods: Can These Foods Really Make You Live Longer?Superfoods: Can These Foods Really Make You Live Longer?

Superfoods: Can These Foods Really Make You Live Longer?

7th February 2018

With a new year comes new resolutions, a lot of which tend to revolve around health and fitness. Part of becoming healthier is eating a healthy diet...

What Life Admin Will You Sort in 2018?What Life Admin Will You Sort in 2018?

What Life Admin Will You Sort in 2018?

19th January 2018

Another year has gone by and, with the advent of 2018, many people are looking to do all the things they meant to do in 2017 but didn't quite get around to. If...

5 Healthy Choices to Make in 20185 Healthy Choices to Make in 2018

5 Healthy Choices to Make in 2018

12th January 2018

With 2018 now here, you've probably made some New Year's resolutions. Every year, many people make the decision to improve their health. In 2017, 48% of...

Is This the Ultimate Bucket List?Is This the Ultimate Bucket List?

Is This the Ultimate Bucket List?

11th January 2018

After drawing the curtains on yet another 365 days, a new calendar year can sometimes serve as a reminder that life is short. It's that time of year where you may review your current lifestyle...

Your 2018 Events CalendarYour 2018 Events Calendar

Your 2018 Events Calendar

8th January 2018

The New Year is now in full swing and, like us, you may be thinking about everything that 2018 has in store. If you were gifted a calendar this Christmas, you may find something on our list...

How Much Does a Pet Cost?How Much Does a Pet Cost?

How Much Does a Pet Cost?

4th January 2018

With an estimated 54 million pets in the UK at the moment, we really do appear to be a nation of pet lovers. Pets bring a lot of joy and companionship, from dogs and cats to fish and birds. They also come...

7 Steps to Being a Smart Dad7 Steps to Being a Smart Dad

7 Steps to Being a Smart Dad

22nd December 2017

Did you know that in 2016, only 25% of British dads felt that there was enough support to help them play a positive role in family life? Becoming a new dad is an exciting and amazing experience but it...

New Year, New Dad: What to Expect in the First YearNew Year, New Dad: What to Expect in the First Year

New Year, New Dad: What to Expect in the First Year

13th December 2017

We have previously discussed the usual baby milestones that you can expect as a new parent during that all-important first year. Now, we turn our attention to...

Travelling as a Single ParentTravelling as a Single Parent

Travelling as a Single Parent

7th December 2017

Travelling with young children can be challenging at the best of times, but if you are travelling as a single parent, there may be a range of new scenarios that you may not have previously considered...

Travel Insurance Still Seen as Low Priority - But at What Cost?Travel Insurance Still Seen as Low Priority - But at What Cost?

Travel Insurance Still Seen as Low Priority - But at What Cost?

6th December 2017

Travelling abroad uninsured can be risky business. If something goes wrong whilst you're sunning it up in the Algarve or skiing in the Swiss Alps, you could face...

What You Need to Know Before the Baby ArrivesWhat You Need to Know Before the Baby Arrives

What You Need to Know Before the Baby Arrives

1st December 2017

Being a new dad can sometimes feel slightly daunting, but those who have been-there-done-that will probably tell you that it's perfectly normal to feel like...

The Ultimate Present-Buying Guide for New DadsThe Ultimate Present-Buying Guide for New Dads

The Ultimate Present-Buying Guide for New Dads

23rd November 2017

Every day there are dads working hard to raise their children and, with Christmas not so far away, many people may be considering how to show the important...

Work-Life Balance Tips for the Working DadWork-Life Balance Tips for the Working Dad

Work-Life Balance Tips for the Working Dad

17th November 2017

In a recent study of 2,750 people conducted by Working Families, approximately half of the surveyed fathers stated that balancing both...

Win a PlayStation 4 with FIFA 18! #DadGoalsWin a PlayStation 4 with FIFA 18! #DadGoals

Win a PlayStation 4 with FIFA 18! #DadGoals

1st November 2017

Whether you're a new parent looking to relax when the little one is down, or a FIFA expert looking to pass the knowledge down to your next...

Life Insurance Options When Buying a HouseLife Insurance Options When Buying a House

Life Insurance Options When Buying a House

26th October 2017

Are you looking to move into a new house? If so, there's every chance that you're deep in the process of buying and possibly selling a property right now...

Do You Need Travel Insurance for UK Holidays?Do You Need Travel Insurance for UK Holidays?

Do You Need Travel Insurance for UK Holidays?

19th October 2017

With its beautiful scenery, gorgeous wildlife, and amazing historic and cultural sites, the UK is increasingly a place Brits choose to explore as a holiday rather...

Baby Milestones: What Can You Expect as a New Parent?Baby Milestones: What Can You Expect as a New Parent?

Baby Milestones: What Can You Expect as a New Parent?

12th October 2017

Time seems to fly by when you have a baby on your hands, so typical milestones may feel as though they happen overnight when you're a new...

Ten Happiest Countries To VisitTen Happiest Countries To Visit

Ten Happiest Countries To Visit

22nd September 2017

Different countries in the world offer their own version of beautiful surroundings and magical views, but what is it that makes a country one of the happiest? The World Happiness Report assesses...

A Guide To a Happier HomeA Guide To a Happier Home

A Guide To a Happier Home

13th September 2017

Time at home constitutes a huge portion of people's lives, so it may be natural to strive to make it as happy as possible. So whether they live alone, with a partner, family, or friends, what can individuals...

How Does Happiness Affect Your Health?How Does Happiness Affect Your Health?

How Does Happiness Affect Your Health?

11th September 2017

The World Health Organisation defines health as 'a state of physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.' With...

The 4 Ws of Fitness Tracking: The StatisticsThe 4 Ws of Fitness Tracking: The Statistics

The 4 Ws of Fitness Tracking: The Statistics

1st September 2017

We've been researching the UK's rising obsession with fitness trackers in 2017. We have collected a wide range of data from users and put together a handy...

Best Time To Do Holiday PrepBest Time To Do Holiday Prep

Best Time To Do Holiday Prep

22nd August 2017

A month, a week, a night in advance; when is the best time to get holiday prep underway? Of course, the answer will more often than not depend upon who you ask. Whether it's months, weeks...

Misconceptions About Travel InsuranceMisconceptions About Travel Insurance

Misconceptions About Travel Insurance

4th August 2017

Whether you're taking a weekend break in Paris or spending a number of weeks exploring Asia, travel insurance should form a part of your preparation. In case...

Healthiest Cuisines Around the World: Did You Know?Healthiest Cuisines Around the World: Did You Know?

Healthiest Cuisines Around the World: Did You Know?

20th July 2017

First came diet shakes, then came Atkins, and now the Paleo diet is one of the latest trends to hit dinner tables across the UK. It claims that by returning to...

Health Benefits of Spending Time OutdoorsHealth Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

Health Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

6th July 2017

Doing more to improve your health can be a great decision for a wide range of reasons, including the benefits you may obtain from your life insurance policy...

How to Plan a Hike in JuneHow to Plan a Hike in June

How to Plan a Hike in June

20th June 2017

After a winter of hibernation and a spring with only a sprinkling of sun, June may be eagerly awaited for much of the British population. It's the beginning of summer, flowers are in full bloom, and the...

A Perfect Picnic? Ideas for a Perfect Family Walking LunchA Perfect Picnic? Ideas for a Perfect Family Walking Lunch

A Perfect Picnic? Ideas for a Perfect Family Walking Lunch

16th June 2017

At Compare Cover, we understand the health benefits of taking a 30-minute walk during lunch, whether you're on lunch break from work or simply want...

Walking From Tot to TeenWalking From Tot to Teen

Walking From Tot to Teen

9th June 2017

May was National Walking Month and that those that embraced it may have found new opportunities for a healthier lifestyle. Following suit, June is a month where leading an active and healthy life...

How do you get your 10,000 steps?How do you get your 10,000 steps?

How do you get your 10,000 steps?

18th May 2017

The first of May marked the beginning of National Walking Month; providing you with the perfect opportunity to get fitter, feel brighter, feel connected, and feel...

National Walk at Lunch Day Could be Every Day!National Walk at Lunch Day Could be Every Day!

National Walk at Lunch Day Could be Every Day!

11th May 2017

Last week we celebrated National Walk at Lunch Day, the one day of the year where everyone is encouraged to walk for at least thirty minutes as they eat their...

Win A State of the Art Fitness Tracker!Win A State of the Art Fitness Tracker!

Win A State of the Art Fitness Tracker!

4th May 2017

This May, to support your efforts throughout National Walking Month, we're giving away a Fitbit Blaze pedometer worth £159.99*! The Blaze...

Teach Children to Save DayTeach Children to Save Day

Teach Children to Save Day

28th April 2017

Saving habits can be crucial and the idea of saving is believed by many as an essential skill to be instilled in children from an early age, along with how best to do so. After all, the way we use money...

Earth Day: Going Outdoors and Being HealthyEarth Day: Going Outdoors and Being Healthy

Earth Day: Going Outdoors and Being Healthy

26th April 2017

April 22nd 2017 marked Earth Day - a day dedicated to environmental and climate awareness. With this in mind, we have been thinking about how a life...

Life Insurance for Millennials: The Benefits of Buying YoungLife Insurance for Millennials: The Benefits of Buying Young

Life Insurance for Millennials: The Benefits of Buying Young

20th April 2017

Life insurance isn't just for older people. Millennials, or Generation Y, are a demographic born approximately between 1982 and the early 2000s. As...

7 Reasons People Don't Have Life Insurance7 Reasons People Don't Have Life Insurance

7 Reasons People Don't Have Life Insurance

28th March 2017

There are many reasons people may believe they do not require life insurance. Maybe they consider themselves to be too young or too healthy, or it could be...

Why Being Fit And Healthy Can Save You MoneyWhy Being Fit And Healthy Can Save You Money

Why Being Fit And Healthy Can Save You Money

2nd March 2017

The benefits of good habits are well documented, but between expensive gym memberships, organic produce and fitness-boosting supplements, you...

Brits Spend More On Chocolate Than Life InsuranceBrits Spend More On Chocolate Than Life Insurance

Brits Spend More On Chocolate Than Life Insurance

16th February 2017

An insight into the spending habits of UK households, broken down by household characteristics and types of spending, was released by the Office of National...

Fitter In FebruaryFitter In February

Fitter In February

13th February 2017

We're giving away a Halfords e-gift voucher worth £350 that can be spent online or in any Halfords store! The voucher could be used on cycling accessories or put towards a new bike...

Can You Buy Life Insurance For Someone Else?Can You Buy Life Insurance For Someone Else?

Can You Buy Life Insurance For Someone Else?

26th January 2017

Life insurance can provide your family with financial protection if something were to happen to you. But what happens when the circumstances are...

Do You Value Your Smartphone Or Family The Most?Do You Value Your Smartphone Or Family The Most?

Do You Value Your Smartphone Or Family The Most?

25th January 2017

Do you insure your smartphone? You're not alone. Many people have insurance protecting personal possessions but in our recent #LifeSorted survey, we...

Plan Your Way To A Happier LifePlan Your Way To A Happier Life

Plan Your Way To A Happier Life

24th January 2017

This popular quote by Jim Rohn, an American entrepreneur and motivational speaker, sums up the key to a happier life: 'Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something...

8 Myths About Buying Life Insurance Debunked8 Myths About Buying Life Insurance Debunked

8 Myths About Buying Life Insurance Debunked

3rd January 2017

We know that life insurance can be a difficult topic to get your head around. It can be difficult thinking about the unexpected and there are plenty of...

Are Women Better At Life Admin Than Men?Are Women Better At Life Admin Than Men?

Are Women Better At Life Admin Than Men?

30th December 2016

Many people will tell you that women are more organised than men - but is it a myth? In a recent survey, we decided to investigate the argument by asking...

Do People In Your Region Have Their #LifeSorted?Do People In Your Region Have Their #LifeSorted?

Do People In Your Region Have Their #LifeSorted?

29th December 2016

Is it the beautiful countryside on their doorstep? We're not sure but in a recent survey, we discovered 29% of people in the South West don't own or have a passport that is in date. People in...

The Top 10 Ways To Get Your #LifeSortedThe Top 10 Ways To Get Your #LifeSorted

The Top 10 Ways To Get Your #LifeSorted

28th December 2016

Having your life sorted means different things to different people. Most people will tell you that young adulthood should be about living life to the max, finding love...

Why Insure Your Car, Pet & Phone But Not Yourself?Why Insure Your Car, Pet & Phone But Not Yourself?

Why Insure Your Car, Pet & Phone But Not Yourself?

28th November 2016

We get it: car insurance is mandatory and the lack of an NHS for animals makes insurance for vet bills a near necessity for many pet owners. But is covering stuff...

Protecting Your Loved Ones With Life InsuranceProtecting Your Loved Ones With Life Insurance

Protecting Your Loved Ones With Life Insurance

22nd November 2016

You've saved for your dream house and made a home where you and your family feel safe and secure. Life is full of unexpected curveballs so it's best to be...

High Street Banks Versus Compare CoverHigh Street Banks Versus Compare Cover

High Street Banks Versus Compare Cover

10th November 2016

A life insurance policy provides you with the peace of mind that, should the unthinkable happen, the family you leave behind will be financially secure...

Why Switching Now Could Save You £100s Every YearWhy Switching Now Could Save You £100s Every Year

Why Switching Now Could Save You £100s Every Year

13th October 2016

A lot of people initially buy life insurance through their bank, building society or mortgage lender because it's convenient, only to later realise that they're paying...

Measuring The Impact of Brexit On Your FinancesMeasuring The Impact of Brexit On Your Finances

Measuring The Impact of Brexit On Your Finances

5th October 2016

In June 2016 the British people voted to leave the European Union. Since that time, a handful of developments have cast a shadow of uncertainty over the...

Just Married: Here Are 5 Money Tips You NeedJust Married: Here Are 5 Money Tips You Need

Just Married: Here Are 5 Money Tips You Need

3rd October 2016

Money can't buy happiness, right? In the UK, disagreements about money have become the number one reason for couples getting divorced. Once...

Protecting Your Family: Who Do You Rely On?Protecting Your Family: Who Do You Rely On?

Protecting Your Family: Who Do You Rely On?

2nd September 2016

They say, 'It takes a village to raise a child' - and that's certainly true today. Dual-income and lone parent households are on the rise, and the costs of living...

Top Tips for Cutting the Cost of Your PolicyTop Tips for Cutting the Cost of Your Policy

Top Tips for Cutting the Cost of Your Policy

30th September 2016

Whether you're buying a policy for the first time or considering switching providers, securing cheap life insurance is always welcome. But how do you make...

Financial Planning for MillennialsFinancial Planning for Millennials

Financial Planning for Millennials

26th July 2016

When you're in your 30s, the furthest thing from your mind is probably the thought of your own demise. However, for a number of reasons that we're...

Life Insurance Tips for New ParentsLife Insurance Tips for New Parents

Life Insurance Tips for New Parents

1st July 2016

Since 2003, the cost of raising a child to the age of 21 has increased by 63% in the UK. This means it now costs close to a quarter of a million pounds to look after...

A Better Investment Than Netflix or Starbucks?A Better Investment Than Netflix or Starbucks?

A Better Investment Than Netflix or Starbucks?

1st July 2016

We know that a lot of people put off buying life insurance because they're anxious about the price. However, many are pleasantly surprised to discover...

Introducing CompareCoverIntroducing CompareCover

Introducing CompareCover

1st July 2016

We are very excited to announce the launch of our brand new website, Compare Cover - an online comparison service dedicated to life insurance. Our mission is simple...