Harriet Meyer

Harriet Meyer

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.

Latest Articles from Harriet

A mature woman receiving a nuisance phone call
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How to beat nuisance phone callers

Tips to unwanted calls and beat nuisance callers.

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Parking sign indicating the space is blue badge holders only
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Myths about disabled badges

We explain the rules around using blue badges for parking.

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The word debt written in the sand being washed away
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How to clear your debts

Some of the ways you can raise money and wipe out debt.

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Colourful model houses as nesting boxes
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How to clear your mortgage

Our guide to paying off your mortgage early.

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Calculator with losses
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What's professional indemnity insurance?

How professional indemnity insurance could protect your business.

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How to set up as a sole trader

Harriet Meyer lists six things you must do to set yourself up as a sole trader.

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Man doing DIY after downsizing house
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A quick guide to downsizing

Four things you should consider before making the move.

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Three stacks of pound coins on a bed of pound coins
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Paying tax on money you give to children

A guide to the tax implications of giving away money.

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Car next to a pothole
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How to claim for pothole damage

How to claim compensation if your car is damaged by a pothole.

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