Kara Gammell

Kara Gammell

Kara is an award-winning personal finance and consumer journalist. She has written regularly for national newspapers, including The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian. Her first book, Your Best Friend's Guide to Cash: Eight Things Every Woman Needs to Know About Money, was published in 2014. 

Latest Articles from Kara

Grandmother and granddaughter having breakfast together
Money

The pros and cons of a granny annexe

Seven important things to think about before moving into a granny annexe.

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Bodiam Castle reflected in the moat on a sunny autumn day.
Money

Smart tricks for a cheap day out

Save on annual membership fees and enjoy days out at stately homes and gardens.

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Man moving house and holding boxes
Money

10 things to do when you move house

A handy checklist of things to remember when you're moving house.

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Purse with a tape measure wrapped around it
Money

How to lose weight cheaply

Lose weight and get fitter without breaking the bank – here's how...

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moving house packing boxes with laptop on them
Money

How the internet helps you move house

How your broadband could save you money when you move

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An older couple speak to the pharmacist about the minor ailment scheme
Money

The best bargains you’re missing out on

Most people have never heard of these bargains; here’s how you can make savings!

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An older couple enjoy a discounted meal at a restaurant
Money

Discounts to help you enjoy retirement

Did you know you can enjoy discounts simply for being of retirement age?

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Money

Credit card mistakes you can avoid

If you’d like to pay no interest on your credit card, take action today!

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An older lady has a car accident and realises she hasn't disclosed her medical condition in advance
Motoring

Do you need to inform the DVLA of health issues?

Failing to disclose health problems could risk your car insurance – and worse.

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