Articles by Adam Williams

Six in ten retirees left in the dark after shunning pension advice

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 | News

More than six-in-ten people aged over 55 do not plan to take any financial advice when they retire, something that could cost them thousands of pounds in later life.

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.

Funny money: Premier League ace still receives weekly pocket money

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 | News

Manchester City footballer Gabriel Jesus may be earning tens of thousands of pounds every week, but he is still given regular pocket money by his mother.

Government to crack down on ticket touts

Monday, 13 March 2017 | News

The government has announced new measures to stop touts buying tickets in bulk and reselling them at vastly inflated prices.

Deal of the week: Grab cheap rail tickets in Virgin Trains' flash sale

Friday, 10 March 2017 | News

Rail users can travel on Virgin Trains’ west coast route for less if you buy tickets in its flash sale this weekend.

Atom Bank cuts top savings rate - is it still the best deal?

Friday, 10 March 2017 | News

Atom Bank has reduced the rate on its market leading one-year fixed savings bond to 1.8%, so is it still the best place to save?

Ticked off by rip-off booking fees

Monday, 13 March 2017 | Blog | By Adam Williams

Going to the theatre or a music gig is an expensive business. There’s the cost of the ticket, the travel to the venue and the price of drinks once you’re inside.

NS&I’s 2.2% saver to launch – can this rate be beaten?

Thursday, 09 March 2017 | News

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has confirmed the launch of a new three-year savings product from NS&I.

Budget 2017: mobile phone users to face higher charges overseas

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 | News

Using your mobile phone outside of the European Union is set to become more expensive as VAT will be added to your roaming charges.

Budget 2017: personal allowance to rise to £11,500

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 | News

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has reaffirmed the government’s plans to increase the personal tax allowance to £12,500 by the end of this Parliament in his Budget speech.