Articles by Helen Knapman

Money Makeover: Is it the right time to start investing?

Friday, 19 October 2018 | Article

We help a reader who wants to get a good return on the stock market, despite her fears over the volatility Brexit may bring

First 50 Funds Interview: Matthew Brett of Baillie Gifford Japanese

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 | Article

Matthew Brett gives Moneywise’s Helen Knapman the lowdown on his fund, Baillie Gifford Japanese, one of our First 50 funds for beginner investors

Is it time for our cash to go green?

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Perhaps it’s time we all took a long hard look at where our money is going.

First 50 Funds interview: Fundsmith Equity’s Terry Smith

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 | Article

Terry Smith gives Moneywise the lowdown on Fundsmith Equity - a Moneywise First 50 Fund for beginner investors, and discusses his...

Complaining: a tale of two companies’ customer service

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman


First 50 Funds Interview: Royal London Sustainable World Trust Mike Fox

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 | Article

Mike Fox, manager of Royal London Sustainable World Trust, gives Moneywise’s Helen Knapman the lowdown on his fund – a new addition to our First 50 Funds list for beginner investors.

Citizens Advice calls for smart meter rollout delay after receiving 3,000 complaints

Friday, 10 August 2018 | News

Citizens Advice has called on the government to extend the smart meter rollout by three years after receiving 3,000 complaints about the gadgets.

Vulnerable energy customers face price rise

Tuesday, 07 August 2018 | News

Five million households covered by energy regulator Ofgem’s ‘safeguard tariff’ will likely see prices rise from 1 October.

Octopus Energy to take on 100,000 Iresa customers

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 | News

Just under 100,000 customers of Iresa will be transferred to Octopus Energy, Ofgem has announced.

Broadband, TV and mobile users to be alerted when contract ends

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 | News

Customers with landline, broadband, TV and mobile contracts will be notified when they approach the end of their minimum contract period, under new proposals.