Harriet Meyer

Harriet Meyer

Harriet has specialised in personal finance journalism for 12 years, covering property, finance, and consumer issues. She was editor of The Observer newspaper’s Cash section,and writes for a wide range of newspapers, magazines and websites.

Latest Articles from Harriet

As the rules become more complex, it is important to plan your estate carefully
Money

Government proposes changes to probate fees

The cost of applying for a grant of probate is about to change.

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Online shopping
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12 ways to get a discount when shopping online

Tips and tricks to get special offers and discounts when shopping online.

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Woman caring for her elderly mother
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Lasting power of attorney

What happens if it's too late to apply for one?

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Couple looking at their finances
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How to review your investments

Make sure your money is working as hard a possible.

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Pile of credit cards
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How to use balance transfers to clear debt

Guide to making use of interest-free periods to save money and clear your debt.

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Pair of scissors cutting up credit cards
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How to cancel a credit card

Simply cutting up a card does not cancel it.

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Person checking their credit card balances online
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Is it time for a credit clean out?

Give your finances the once over with our guide to cleaning up your credit.

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Grandparents sitting on a bridge with their young grandchildren
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Trusts for beneficiaries in your will

How to safeguard your assets for your children and grandchildren.

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Using a contactless card to pay on a payment terminal
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Consumers warned about new card scam

Could thieves steal money from your bank account by simply walking past you?

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