Latest: How has Protected Growth performed?
Check out the performance of the Protected Growth option of our Options ISA as of July 2019

Published on 02 Aug 2019

How has Non Guaranteed performed?
Check out the performance of the Non Guaranteed option of our Options ISA as of July 2019

Published on 02 Aug 2019

How can I help my children buy their first home?

Buying their first home can be exciting, but many first-time buyers can struggle to get on the property ladder – with the demand for high deposits, along with the difficulty in qualifying for a mortgage

Published on 01 Aug 2019

How has Protected Growth performed?
Check out the performance of the Protected Growth option of our Options ISA as of April 2019

Published on 01 Jul 2019

How has Non Guaranteed performed?
Check out the performance of the Non Guaranteed option of our Options ISA as of April 2019

Published on 01 Jul 2019

Life Fund Update Q1 2019
View our latest Life Fund performance, a snapshot of our five year performance to date, the investments we hold and some of the key changes we've made to our portfolio over the last few months...

Published on 17 Jun 2019

Protect what matters most to you
We protect what matters most to the 98,000 members who insure with Police Mutual

Published on 21 May 2019

What to think about before you buy life insurance
Life insurance could be one of the most important financial products that you buy. If you have someone who depends on you financially, such as a partner and/or children it’s important to consider how they would cope financially without you. Having the right type of life insurance in place can give you the peace of mind that you can take care of your family should the worst happen.

Published on 03 May 2019

Want to improve rather than move?
Here are some top tips on planning your home improvements.

Published on 03 May 2019

Improve your odds of getting your mortgage loan approved
Are you thinking of applying for a mortgage soon? Navigating the mortgage application process can be difficult, with lenders having different criteria for assessing mortgage applications. Getting your mortgage loan approved depends on a range of factors including.

Published on 03 May 2019

Young driver car insurance: things to consider

A pivotal moment in most young adults’ lives is the day you pass your driving test. All your hard work has paid off and you’ve got more freedom than ever before. But if paying for all the lessons wasn’t expensive enough, once you pass you’ve got the cost of your car insurance to deal with.

Published on 03 May 2019

Are you paying more for your mortgage than you need to?
According to a Which survey of 3,500 people, 33% of homeowners didn’t know what mortgage rate they were on and 41% only knew an approximate figure. Those whose discounted or fixed rate deal has ended and are now on their lenders Standard Variable Rate (SVR) could be paying a lot more than they need to.

Published on 03 May 2019

Saving with an ISA
The two most common types are "Cash ISAs" and "Stocks & Shares ISAs", and each year you get a new ISA allowance that caps the amount you can save without paying tax on the interest. The good news is that the ISA limit for the new tax year starting 6 April 2019 is £20,000.

Published on 05 Apr 2019

5 golden rules when choosing an investment
If you have made the decision to start investing, it’s important to take the time to research the market and find the right product for you. Below are some golden rules to follow to help you through the process.

Published on 05 Apr 2019

Make the most of your NEW tax year ISA allowance
On the 6 April the new tax year starts and with it comes the additional tax free £20,000 allowance. Now is a great time to review your finances and start planning ahead. Check out our top tips to help you make the most of the new ISA season.

Published on 05 Apr 2019

Beginner's guide to investing 2019
Whatever your savings goals, it’s important that your money works as hard as possible for you. If you are saving for the longer term (usually at least five years), you might want to consider investing some of your cash. It’s important that you invest in a way that’s right for you without taking unacceptable risks. See our guide below for some top tips for first-time investors.

Published on 05 Apr 2019

Telephone number change

We’re making some changes to our telephone numbers and we wanted to keep you updated on what’s happening and how it could affect you.

Published on 05 Apr 2019

Spring Statement 2019 – What it means for you
The Spring Statement is the first of the Treasury’s annual updates on the country’s economic health, and this year it has the added complication of coming just two weeks before the date the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union.

Published on 01 Apr 2019

Life Fund Update Q4 2018
View our latest Life Fund performance, a snapshot of our five year performance to date, the investments we hold and some of the key changes we've made to our portfolio over the last few months...

Published on 25 Mar 2019

Top tips for buying a new car
If you are thinking about buying a new car it’s important that you make the right choice and get the best possible deal available. A new car represents a considerable investment, so before you part with your hard earned cash, check out our tips on buying a new car.

Published on 01 Mar 2019

Buying a used car: how to make the most of your budget
One of the benefits of buying a used car is that sellers and dealers are often fairly flexible on price.

Published on 01 Mar 2019

Brexit No Deal Green Card

Anyone planning to take their vehicle to Europe after 29 March (the date the UK is due to leave the EU) is being urged to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.

Published on 01 Mar 2019

Make the most of your ISA allowance 0319
On the 6 April the new tax year starts and with it comes the additional tax free £20,000 allowance. Now is a great time to review your finances and start planning ahead. Check out our top tips to help you make the most of the new ISA season.

Published on 01 Mar 2019

Cutting down your monthly mortgage costs

One of the biggest bills we face each month is a mortgage. Here are some ways you could reduce your monthly mortgage costs.

Published on 01 Feb 2019

What affects your car insurance price?
If you’re a regular reader of newspaper money pages or online articles, you’ll have no doubt come across the topic of rising car insurance prices making an appearance now and then. Recently there has been frequent mentions that prices are on the rise, with Brexit, rising fraudulent claims and increased technology, amongst others.

Published on 01 Feb 2019

How will Brexit impact my mortgage?
With questions being raised around Brexit many people just want to know how it will affect them.

Published on 01 Feb 2019

Keeping children safe online
Safer Internet Day 2019 takes place on 5 February 2019 and creates a wide range of activities to promote the safe and responsible use of technology by children and young people. With many children now using tablet devices, phones and laptops, it’s important to remind children of how they can stay safe online as well as ensuring that the latest security updates are installed on all their devices.

Published on 01 Feb 2019

Is Blue Monday real?
Back in 2005, a simple press release* first identified the third Monday in January as the most depressing day of the year. It was ‘backed up’ by a scientific equation that looked at a basket of things: our levels of personal debt, how long we travel to work, the days since our New Year’s resolutions fell away, and so on.

Published on 14 Jan 2019

The Budget 2018: what it means for you and your money
What the Budget 2018 could mean for you and your family.

Published on 30 Oct 2018

Life Fund Update Q2 2018
View our latest Life Fund performance, a snapshot of our five year performance to date, the investments we hold and some of the key changes we've made to our portfolio over the last few months...

Published on 16 Oct 2018

Martin Guests Police Mutual story
I am a real advocate of Police Mutual and how they’ve supported me throughout my career. As my give back to them I wanted to offer my story in the hope it will inspire young recruits joining the Police service to start saving money. I wanted the message to reach as wide an audience as possible so was more than happy to be filmed to promote it.

Published on 24 Sep 2018

What to think about before you buy life insurance
Life insurance could be one of the most important financial products that you buy. If you have someone who depends on you financially, such as a partner and/or children it’s important to consider how they would cope financially without you. Having the right type of life insurance in place can give you the peace of mind that you can take care of your family should the worst happen.

Published on 24 Sep 2018

Protect your car from theft
An increase in thefts of cars has recently hit the headlines in many news reports, including Telegraph.co.uk. So here’s some advice on how to help prevent it.

Published on 13 Sep 2018

What to look for when buying a used car
Buying a second-hand car need not be a frightening experience. With a bit of foresight and planning, there are great deals to be had when buying pre-owned.

Published on 13 Sep 2018

Interest rate increase explained
On 2 August, the Bank of England, led by Mark Carney, increased the Bank Rate by 0.25% to 0.75%.  Small in size, this marks a step change in the market after nine years of incredibly low interest rates and follows on from last November’s rise from 0.25% to 0.5%.  So now we have reached this point, which financial commentators had been expecting, what should you make of it?

Published on 14 Aug 2018

Police Mutual and NARPO working together
Police Mutual is very proud to have an enduring professional and working relationship for over 30 years with the National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO) of England and Wales. The relationship continues to grow and strengthen every year.

Published on 01 Aug 2018

A guide to home security while on holiday
It probably doesn’t seem that long ago that you were packing up the Christmas decorations for another year, but before you know it, the holiday season is here and you may be heading away on a well-deserved break! As Police Professionals, much of the following will come as second nature to you, but it might be handy to share with your family.

Published on 13 Jun 2018

Life Fund Update Q1 2018
View our latest Life Fund performance, a snapshot of our five year performance to date, the investments we hold and some of the key changes we've made to our portfolio over the last few months...

Published on 15 May 2018

Force Awards 2018
Conference also gave us the opportunity to thank our Authorised Officers for the hard work they do within forces, so they can continue to be motivated and champion Police Mutual.

Published on 08 May 2018

Top tips to keep your finances at the top of their game
The new tax year is here and with it comes a brand new tax-free ISA allowance of £20,000 – which makes now the perfect time to review your finances. So whether you’re an investment guru or you’re looking to dip your toe into the investment world, we have some helpful tips that can keep your finances at the top of their game.

Published on 30 Apr 2018

Spring into spring
If you’re considering a house purchase this spring, here are some hints and tips to help you through the process.

Published on 30 Apr 2018

5 golden rules when choosing an investment
If you have made the decision to start investing, it’s important to take the time to research the market and find the right product for you. Below are some golden rules to follow to help you through the process.

Published on 30 Apr 2018

The Police Mutual Group - making a difference to Police and Military lives
Improving the lives of our members and customers in the Police and Military families is at the heart of everything we do and, with no shareholders, it means our focus is firmly on the people who protect us.

Published on 15 Mar 2018

Your guide to getting your finances into shape
Are your finances fit or flabby?

Published on 01 Mar 2018

Police Mutual – Our Privacy Promise
For over 150 years, Police Mutual has been dedicated to serving its members and the Police Service.

Published on 01 Mar 2018

Understanding Options ISA
The Options ISA is a stocks and shares ISA that gives you four different, tax-efficient options to save lump sums, regular amounts or both. You can pick just one option, split your money across several or put money into different options, at different times.

Published on 01 Mar 2018

Make the most of your ISA allowance
On the 6 April the new tax year starts and with it comes the additional tax-free £20,000 allowance. Now is a great time to review your finances and start planning ahead.

Published on 01 Mar 2018

How to save on your insurance
When it comes to buying home or motor insurance, there are two things you need to consider - getting the right cover, and paying the right price.

Published on 01 Mar 2018

Life Fund Update Q4 2017
View our latest Life Fund performance, a snapshot of our five year performance to date, the investments we hold and some of the key changes we've made to our portfolio over the last few months...

Published on 16 Feb 2018

Guide to remortgaging
Our top tips to help you remortgage or review your current mortgage

Published on 01 Feb 2018

Force for Good
Supporting good causes close to your heart.

Published on 01 Feb 2018

A guide to buy-to-let mortgage
Ever thought of becoming a landlord or renting out your home? We explain how a buy-to-let mortgage works.

Published on 01 Feb 2018

Home insurance explained
Understanding what level of home insurance cover you’ll need can be confusing.

Published on 01 Feb 2018

How to avoid being a victim of identity theft
If fraudsters are able to get their hands on enough personal information about someone, such as their birth date, address history and full name, they can steal that individual’s identity.

Published on 01 Feb 2018

Support after life in the Police
With branches up and down the country, NARPO offer advice and support to their members

Published on 08 Jan 2018

How to improve your credit worthiness
Looking for ways to improve your credit worthiness can increase your chances of success

Published on 01 Jan 2018

Don’t ‘budge it’ – BUDGET!
Here’s how you can budget like a pro in 2018…

Published on 01 Jan 2018

We are Police Mutual
Watch our short video to learn more about the people we serve and how we support the Police Service…

Published on 01 Jan 2018

Smarter spending
Wouldn't it be great to make your money go that little bit further each month.

Published on 01 Jan 2018

Keeping children safe online
If there are children in your family you can never be too careful when it comes to protecting them online.

Published on 01 Jan 2018

Take the debt consolidation challenge
Concerned about your finances? Consolidating your debts could help you get back to being ‘financially fit’.

Published on 01 Jan 2018

Making Christmas merrier for the Police family…
We understand the stresses and strains that the Police family face over Christmas, so we’ve created something special to make Christmas a little bit merrier.

Published on 01 Dec 2017

Tips for winter driving
We’ve put together a few handy hints to help you avoid some seasonal motoring problems.

Published on 01 Dec 2017

Have you prepared your home for winter?
We’ve put together a few handy hints to help you and your family through the festive period.

Published on 01 Dec 2017

Life Fund Update Q3 2017
View our latest Life Fund performance, a snapshot of our five year performance to date, the investments we hold and some of the key changes we've made to our portfolio over the last few months...

Published on 01 Nov 2017

The Autumn Budget 2017: what it means for you and your money
The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has delivered his first autumn Budget under the new timetable.

Published on 01 Nov 2017

Top tips to stay safe online on Black Friday
At Police Mutual, we are serious about keeping our members’ data secure and we want to help you stay safe online too. Follow our top five tips below and together we can reduce the threat of cyber criminals.

Published on 01 Nov 2017

Financial security & your overall wellbeing
Financial wellbeing; a crucial building block for general wellbeing

Published on 01 Nov 2017

Base rate increase
Now that the dust has settled on the first Bank of England base rate increase for a decade, what does it truly mean for your family finances? Here are some answers to your questions about interest rates, to help you understand:

Published on 01 Nov 2017

Healthcare - a member's story...
Getting on top of health issues as early as possible is key to staying healthy in later life

Published on 01 Nov 2017

Get on the road
We've got all your car buying needs covered

Published on 01 Nov 2017

Save for your children
For a financially fitter tomorrow

Published on 01 Nov 2017

Investments: understanding the risks
Nearly all investments have some form of risk - whilst you can’t completely remove this, you can manage it. Understanding risk and the levels you are willing to accept is a key concept of successful investing. Below is an overview of the things you need to know to get you started.

Published on 31 Oct 2017

Take the stress out of money
Now is the time to give your finances a makeover to ensure that you are in good shape by the festive season. Here we offer our five tips for organising your credit and spending this autumn.

Published on 31 Oct 2017

Have you made a Will yet?
Making a Will may not be at the top of your list of priorities, but no one knows what tomorrow brings.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

Retirement planning
Whether your retirement is an imminent event or a distant dream, effective planning can bring greater peace of mind.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

Making your credit score work for you
When did you last check your credit report? If it's been a while, then it might be time to take a fresh look

Published on 01 Sep 2017

Debt and financial wellbeing
Lots of us owe money on more than one credit card or have several different credit agreements or loans in place. It can be tricky keeping track of them all, especially if you’re making repayments on different days during the month and being charged different interest rates.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

The Police Mutual Healthcare Scheme
This is a concern for many people, not just Police Officers and Staff, but Officers can feel particularly exposed by a lack of access to adequate healthcare, and this can result in more stress, discomfort and anxiety.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

Home improvements with loans
Our recent survey of Policemen and women reveals that less than one in 10 is very satisfied with their home.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

A guide to savings and investments
If you’re able to, it’s always a good time to start saving. Take a look at ‘our guide to savings and investments’ and make your money work for you.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

Finding the right mortgage for me
Buying a home is possibly the largest single investment you’ll ever make. Take a look at our guide to finding the right mortgage for you.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

A guide to understanding mortgage talk
Baffled by mortgage talk? Cut through the jargon with our guide to understanding mortgage talk.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

Beginner's guide to investing
Whatever your savings goals, it’s important that your money works as hard as possible for you. If you are saving for the longer term (usually at least five years), you might want to consider investing some of your cash. It’s important that you invest in a way that’s right for you without taking unacceptable risks. See our guide below for some top tips for first-time investors:

Published on 01 Sep 2017

How to reach your savings goals
It’s important to get into the habit of saving but very few of us have the motivation to save regularly just because we know it’s the right thing to do. Whether you’re looking to buy a new car or build a nest egg for your retirement, you’re more likely to succeed if you have an end goal in mind.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

Introduction to mortgages
There are thousands of mortgage deals available making it hard to understand which one is most suitable for you. Our introduction to mortgages may help.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

What makes your house feel like a home?
Allowed to choose more than one answer, it was not surprising that the strongest response was received for ‘my family’ (73%) and almost a third (33%) voted for ‘my pets’. Rather intriguingly ‘my bed’ was the second most popular option with 50% of the vote.

Published on 01 Sep 2017

Top tips for a successful family BBQ
A BBQ is a great way to de-stress and bring the family and friends together.

Published on 01 Jun 2017

Make the most of your free time
You could spend the long summer evenings binge-watching box sets, but why not make the most of the light nights and warm weather by getting out there and enjoying yourself!

Published on 01 Jun 2017

Home Sweet Home
With the pressures of the job, home can be a sanctuary - make it as comfortable as possible for you and your family.

Published on 01 Jun 2017

Thinking about your retirement?
Whether your retirement is just around the corner or a distant dream, it's never too early to start planning for this life-changing event.

Published on 01 Jun 2017

Family friendly holiday destinations
When you work hard in a demanding job, your summer holiday offers a well earned opportunity to spend some quality time with your family.

Published on 01 Jun 2017

Saving with an ISA
Don't assume that ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts) are complicated because they're really not and they can save you money by providing a tax-efficient home for your savings and investments.

Published on 01 Mar 2017

Mortgage market update
UK consumers are beginning to feel the effects of rising inflation, with creeping costs on everyday essentials like food and fuel putting serious strain on household budgets.

Published on 01 Mar 2017

Improving the lives of the Police family
Take a look at how we've helped our members, the Police family and wider Police Service balance their overall wellbeing and improve their lives in 2016.

Published on 01 Mar 2017

Inflation and your savings
Inflation is when money loses value over time. It is happening constantly and is generally why things are more expensive now than they were 10 or 15 years ago. When the inflation rate is high, it means you can buy less for the same amount of money.

Published on 01 Mar 2017

Adding value to your home
DIY projects that add value to your home

Published on 01 Mar 2017

Guide to buying a used car
Buying a second-hand car can save you a bundle compared to a new model, but it's important to do your research before you buy.

Published on 01 Mar 2017

Stay safe online
Follow these basic precautions to stay safe online.

Published on 01 Dec 2016