Holly Thomas

Holly Thomas

Holly is the former Deputy Personal Finance Editor at The Sunday Times. She writes across all areas of personal finance and consumer issues. She previously worked at the Daily Express and Sunday Express as Money editor.

Latest Articles from Holly

An older couple discuss their finances in the light of the news about secondhand annuity sales plans scrapped
Money

Plans to allow annuity sales scrapped

Plans for a second-hand annuity market have been abandoned – will it affect you?

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A man pays with his mobile phone using contactless
Money

Technology in finance

Five of the latest launches that will streamline the way we handle our finances.

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An older couple are pleased to hear that they can get a mortgage
Money

Good news for older borrowers

Find out why older borrowers could gain access to cheaper mortgages.

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A piggy bank and a house next to each other to represent returning a deposit after renting
Money

7 tips to get your deposit back

Here are our top tips for making sure your deposit is rightfully returned.

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A house key for a rented home lies on the floorboards
Money

7 tips if you’re thinking of renting

We list the seven things you should do as a tenant to ensure you get a fair deal

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A piggy bank stands outside a home to represent the deposit a renter must pay
Money

Your deposit when renting

When renting a property, you are expected to pay a deposit. Find out more…

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The TPS has launched a text service to make it easier to stop unsolicited calls
Money

Could a text message stop nuisance calls?

Plagued by telephone calls about PPI and personal injury claims?

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E-receipts remove the need to keep small scraps of paper in case there is a problem with your purchase
Money

What are electronic receipts?

Are they really useful or a just sneaky way to send you marketing emails?

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Interest rates on store cards are typically much higher than those charged by regular credit card companies
Money

Are store cards a danger or a good deal?

Are the discounts worth the high interest rates?

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