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Seamonsters, attack by Daleks, sharknados: all covered by a new life insurance policy

Dalek chasing child

This week we launched our new Virgin Life Insurance policy. Among the risks that the policy does not exclude are heat ray attacks from Martian tripods, use of world terraforming engines by aliens, rampages by a 100ft tall Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, and Dalek invasions. It could also cover risks associated with Giants chasing policy holders out of their castles in clouds …

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Help with money – What to do in different situations

Help with money

Occasionally we can find ourselves in a new situation or stage in life which brings different financial challenges. To help you manage these changes, here’s our selection of guides from The Money Advice Service. Family and home Having a baby Help with managing your money before, during and after the birth of your baby. Maternity and paternity rights How to …

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Economy predictions for 2014

Economy predictions for 2014

By independent expert Tony Hazell It’s all systems go for the UK, with 2014 heralding better times as we reap the benefits of the long-awaited economic recovery. There should be more good news on jobs, and mortgage rates should stay low. Rapidly rising energy bills remain one blot on the landscape. The European Commission predicts the UK will be the …

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Pension options if you’re self-employed

By independent expert Harvey Jones It’s just as important to think about your pension if you’re self-employed as if you’re employed – but nearly half of all self-employed people have no pension savings at all. The self-employed have to work harder to save for retirement, because they won’t get employer’s pension contributions or qualify for the new government-backed auto-enrolment workplace …

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