Articles by Edmund Greaves

Over 200,000 parents face a smaller state pension because of innocent paperwork mistakes

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 | News

More than 200,000 parents are facing a smaller state pension because of a complicated bureaucratic situation involving child benefit of which they are unaware. 

Buyers' remorse: One in three homeowners searches for a new property within a year of buying one

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | News

As many as one in three (34%) of Brits admits they have searched for a new home despite having just bought a property, new research has found.

One in five energy customers switched deal last year but "price cap trap" threatens progress

Monday, 21 January 2019 | News

The number of households switching energy deals is at record levels, but energy customers are warned not to fall into the “price cap trap.”

Low-income earners missing out on flagship Help to Save scheme: here’s how to take advantage of the 50% bonus

Monday, 21 January 2019 | News

Low-income earners can get a 50p bonus for every £1 they save, but figures show uptake of the savings incentive has so far been slow.

Top up your state pension now to avoid contribution cost hike in April

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | News

Those considering paying voluntary National Insurance Contributions (NICs) should get their skates on or face a hike in the cost of making up gaps.

Affordable luxury: destinations where five-star hotel prices are crashing revealed

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | News

Holidaymakers looking for affordable luxury might want to consider these destinations.

Commemorative 50p coin set worth £90 sells out in one hour - and is now on eBay for £499

Monday, 14 January 2019 | News

The Royal Mint launched a series of 50p coins to commemorate 50 years of its circulation, but has sold out in just one hour.

Relief for mortgage prisoners? Changes to affordability tests could rescue many stuck on expensive deals

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | News

Mortgage prisoners may have cause for hope as the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) concedes rule changes may be necessary to help them.

Pension cold calls are now illegal – but that doesn’t mean they’ll stop

Wednesday, 09 January 2019 | News

From today, households receiving cold calls about pensions should just hang up the phone.

House price growth grinds to a halt in 2018 but 'lots to be cheerful about' in 2019

Friday, 04 January 2019 | News

The growth of property values slowed to a dismal 0.5% last year, figures from Nationwide Building Society suggest.