Articles by Edmund Greaves

Monzo announces range of savings accounts that pay interest - but you can get higher rates directly with its partner

Thursday, 21 March 2019 | News

Banking app Monzo has announced a partnership with savings provider OakNorth to offer interest-paying savings accounts to customers

Payday lender slammed for using Brexit food shortage fears to sell loans

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | News

Payday lender Peachy has been admonished by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for using "emotional pressure" relating to Brexit to encourage people to take out a loan. 

Employment levels highest since records began as wage growth continues to outstrip inflation

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | News

More people in the UK are in work than ever before, as wages grow faster than the cost of living.

Would you buy a train-powered house? HS2 could provide green energy for "hundreds" of new homes

Monday, 18 March 2019 | News

High-profile infrastructure project High Speed Two (HS2) could use its trains to power up to 500 new homes.

Spring Statement 2019: house price growth revised down as Chancellor releases more cash to build affordable homes

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | News

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced extra funding for affordable homes in the Spring Statement 2019, while the OBR has revised down its expectations for house price growth. 

Spring Statement 2019: what Chancellor Philip Hammond announced and what it means for your money

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | News

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his Spring Statement 2019 under Brexit storm clouds.

Scam watch: beware pug bandits selling pets and accessories online that don’t exist

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 | News

Prospective pet owners should be careful of adverts for pets from fraudsters, Action Fraud is warning.

Popcorn and smart speakers are added to the 'basket of goods' used to measure inflation - but envelopes are out

Monday, 11 March 2019 | News

Popcorn and smart speakers have been added to the basket of goods used to measure inflation by the Office for National Statistics. 

Damage to the economy from a no-deal Brexit would now be less than we feared, says Bank of England governor Mark Carney

Wednesday, 06 March 2019 | News

The governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney told a House of Lords committee that the damage to the economy that a no-deal Brexit would cause is reducing.

End to 'unnecessary' disabled pensioner benefit assessments, Amber Rudd announces

Tuesday, 05 March 2019 | News

The government will no longer force disabled pensioners to undergo benefit assessments, the work and pensions secretary has announced.