Alison Hunt

Alison Hunt

Alison Hunt is a freelance financial journalist and editor with over 16 years’ experience in writing about personal finance and investment for newspapers, magazines and companies including The Motley Fool,, and 

She has a degree in Chemistry and began her career writing for scientific publications and training guides before moving to financial issues. Alison specialises in writing about mortgages, savings, budgeting, pensions, investments and family finance and loves making complicated financial issues easy to understand.

In her spare time, Alison writes theatre reviews for the Guildford, Woking and Farnham magazines and continues to love to travel with her family.

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John Lewis home insurance

John Lewis has been serving retail customers on the UK High Street for 150 years and has offered financial products since 2006. Learn more about John Lewis home insurance, the policies offered, and consumer reviews below.

Barclays home insurance

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Lloyds Bank home insurance

In this guide, we take a look at Lloyds Bank home insurance policy options and consumer reviews so you can decide whether its cover is right for you.

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Switching home insurance provider

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Home Insurance Claims advice: How to make a successful claim

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Home insurance whilst working from home: Are you covered?

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