Articles by Cathy Adams

25 best-ever money tips

Thursday, 25 June 2015 | Article

A lot has changed in 25 years. In 1990, Tim Berners-Lee had just laid the foundations for what would later become the internet; you could still smoke on planes; and the Bank of England's base rate stood at 13.9%.

Employee benefits - how to pick the right ones for you

Thursday, 09 October 2014 | Article

We all value flexibility in our lives – whether it's choosing when to have our online shopping delivered, when to watch our favourite TV shows and, in many cases, how many days a week we work.

Holidays: Stay at home or go abroad?

Monday, 09 February 2015 | Article

Picture the perfect summer family holiday - are you camping on the windy Norfolk coast or island hopping around the Greek islands?

How to make money from social media

Thursday, 06 February 2014 | Article

Ten years ago, being 'social' meant going to the pub at the weekend. Fast-forward to 2014, and 'social' has become something of a buzzword, describing how we interact with each other online through different networks.

Should you be shopping online or on the high street?

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 | Article

We're a nation addicted to our smartphones and tablets, and buy everything from holidays and clothing to cheap energy deals and books online.

Beware the online dating scams

Monday, 14 October 2013 | Article

Love doesn't cost a thing, or so they say.

Employee benefits you may be entitled to

Thursday, 12 September 2013 | Article

As the old adage goes, there's no such thing as a free lunch.

The pros and cons of retail bonds

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 | Article

Ten years ago, bonds were one of two sorts: gilts from the UK government or corporate bonds.

Buy-to-let lending up 18%

Friday, 17 August 2012 | News

Buy-to-let lending has increased by 18% over the past year to hit £3.9 billion, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Buy-to-let yields hit 6.2%

Friday, 10 August 2012 | News

Buy-to-let investors enjoyed an average yield of 6.2% in June, up from 6% a year ago, driven primarily by an increase in rents.