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    • gazuk238
    • By gazuk238 14th Mar 17, 7:39 PM
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    Car Insurance - Unemployed
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    • 14th Mar 17, 7:39 PM
    Car Insurance - Unemployed 14th Mar 17 at 7:39 PM
    My wife, who is currently a student, is due to finish her Degree in a couple of months. She will therefore need to inform her insurer that she will no longer be a student. She wont be entitled to any unemployment benefits, so am wondering if she needs to declare her occupation as "unemployed". Rather than that, could she put "Housewife", or would that be considered to be incorrect?
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 14th Mar 17, 7:42 PM
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    As long as she is not on benefits then she could be a housewife. Who pays her NI?
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    • gazuk238
    • By gazuk238 14th Mar 17, 8:07 PM
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    As a student, she hasnt been paying any NI. Checked online the other day, and it says that she only needs 2 more years NI contributions to get full State Pension. She has another 17 years to get to State Pension age, so she should be able to make up those 2 years before then.
    • Shakin Steve
    • By Shakin Steve 14th Mar 17, 8:16 PM
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    I had this problem when I was 55. I wasn't claiming benefits so I told them I'd retired.
    I came into this world with nothing and I've got most of it left.
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