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

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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Pound-cost averaging smooths out the highs and lows in share prices
Money

What is pound-cost averaging?

Is it better to regularly invest small amounts or one lump sum?

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House prices in the UK have been riding high for a number of years meaning many homeowners are sitting on large amounts of equity in their home
Money

5 things to do when house prices are high

Five ways to make the most of increasing property prices.

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How much is your house worth?
Money

How much is my house worth?

Whether you're selling or curious, here's how to find the value of your property.

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Shopping online with a credit card
Money

6 tips for safer online shopping

Don't get caught out by criminals when paying for goods online.

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