Articles by Helen Knapman

Funny money: Gag about new £1 coin wins top joke at Edinburgh Festival

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 | News

A gag about the new £1 coin has won television comedy channel Dave’s annual ‘Joke Of The Fringe’ award.

Deal of the Week: Free finger lickin’ chicken wings at KFC plus free fries on Fridays

Friday, 18 August 2017 | News

Fans of the Colonel are in for a treat as this week’s ‘finger lickin’ good’ deal involves two free chicken wings, plus free fries every Friday.

Power NI customers to be hit with 5.6% electricity hike

Thursday, 17 August 2017 | News

Power NI customers will be hit with a 5.6% electricity hike from 1 October, the provider has announced today.

Moneywise users prefer paper communication

Thursday, 17 August 2017 | News

Over a third (37%) of users prefer to receive bills and statements from financial firms and home finance providers by post.

Rail fares to be hiked by 3.6% as inflation rises

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 | News

Rail travellers will be hit by price hikes of up to 3.6% in 2018 as figures reveal today that inflation has risen.

PPI most complained about financial product but fewer complaints upheld

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 | News

Payment protection insurance (PPI) remains the most complained about financial product, according to the Financial Ombudsman Service’s latest data.

Appeal bid launched to reclaim £14bn for Mastercard customers

Monday, 14 August 2017 | News

A fresh bid to claim £14bn for Mastercard customers has today been launched.

Rail fares rise almost twice as fast as wages

Monday, 14 August 2017 | News

Rail fares have risen almost twice as fast as wages since 2010, according to new analysis by the RMT.

Two thirds of Moneywise users have switched mobile provider

Friday, 11 August 2017 | News

Almost two thirds (64%) of users have switched mobile provider, the results of our recent poll reveal.

Bank of England to continue using ‘animal fat’ in notes

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

Animal products will continue to be used to make the new polymer £5, £10 and £20 notes, the Bank of England has confirmed today.