Articles by Adam Williams

Best banking apps of 2017

Friday, 23 June 2017 | Article

Smartphone apps are fast becoming the most popular way for customers to interact with their bank, but which ones are genuinely ground-breaking, and how safe are they to use?

Don’t get burnt – the best cards to use abroad in summer 2017

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Article

Summer is upon us and thoughts are turning to sun-kissed beaches and foreign adventures.

Financial advice: is it worth it?

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 | Article

When should you pay for independent financial advice and when should you do it yourself? We investigate how much advice should cost and if it can boost your finances in the long run.

Should you ditch Premium Bonds for the Family Windfall Bond?

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 | Article

Many savers are looking for other options now that the effective prize rate for NS&I's Premium Bonds has been slashed.

Should you buy a structured product in 2017?

Friday, 24 March 2017 | Article

These market-linked investments are not for the faint hearted, as they are complicated and can be risky. We ask the experts whether investors should be tempted by their potential or should steer clear of them.

A first timer's guide to investments

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 | Article

Many people are looking to stocks and shares individual savings accounts (Isas) to get the most out of their yearly tax-free allowance.

I'm a mortgage misfit... get me out of here

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 | Article

It’s a jungle out there if you want to remortgage, with tighter affordability tests leaving many borrowers trapped with their existing lender. Here, we look at ways to escape this mortgage misery.

Smart saving for savvy parents

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 | Article

Building up savings early can give your children the perfect start when they reach adulthood.

Maximise your returns with investment Isas

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 | Article

While cash Isas may be the most common form of tax-free savings vehicle, there are many more options available for the discerning investor.

Are cash Isas still better than savings accounts in 2017?

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 | Article

High interest current accounts may have tempted people away from cash Isas, but there are still advantages for those investing this way.