Harriet is an award-winning personal finance journalist who writes for many national titles.
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.
Ideas to help you earn some extra cash and top up your income.
Direct debits are a convenient way to make regular payments but are they safe?
A guide to gazumping and some tips to avoid being outbid at the last moment.
This pretty but destructive plant can affect the sale or purchase of a house.
Whether you are buying, selling or downsizing, we explain the stamp duty rules.
7 tips to prevent yourself from becoming a victim.
Avoid common scams used to steal your personal information.
We share tips for cancelling services and avoiding hidden fees.
Is there a way to avoid care fees and beat the cost?