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.
A Christmas gift of money can be a wise choice, especially if you look long-term
A guide to using interest-free periods to save money and clear your debt.
Direct debits are a convenient way to make regular payments but are they safe?
Find out about the three types, what they cost, and the pros and cons.
With rates at an all-time low, find out how you can get more from your pension.
Savers are experiencing rock-bottom returns; don’t accept a dismal deal.
As the UK negotiates to leave the EU, what can you do to protect your finances?
Is there a difference in the usefulness and quality of information given?
Tips to reduce your outgoings and save money if you live by yourself.