Bund der Versicherten e.V., the German Association of Insured, aims at safeguarding the interests of the insured as consumer protection association, mainly by general information and advice for its members   on insurances and pensions and by activities and measures controlling and   implementing the compliance of insurers to the   economic and juridicial order. It was created in 1982 and has over 50.000 members. BdV is a full member of BETTER FINANCE.