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.
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.
Some simple mistakes and omissions that could cancel your car insurance cover.