Articles by Helen Knapman

Co-op Bank puts sale on ice but says it’s still “business as usual for customers”

Monday, 26 June 2017 | News

The Co-operative (Co-op) Bank has withdrawn itself from sale but says there’s no change for its four million customers.

Budgeting is the most important skill children should learn, say Moneywise users

Thursday, 22 June 2017 | News

Learning how to budget is the most important financial information children should learn, according to our latest poll results.

First 50 Funds: 47th dividend rise for F&C Global Smaller Companies

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 | News

Investors who hold F&C Global Smaller Companies will be pleased to hear the investment trust has today...

‘Now is not the time’ to increase Base Rate, says Bank of England governor

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

Now isn’t the time to increase Base Rate, Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has said today.

Green providers take on brown suppliers in energy price war

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

Green energy providers are taking on traditional brown suppliers that produce energy from polluting sources, such as oil or coal.

Moneywise users review pensions and investments monthly

Thursday, 15 June 2017 | News

Over a quarter (26%) of users review their pensions and investments every month, according to our latest poll results.

Payday loan complaints rise by whopping 227%

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 | News

Complaints about payday loans tripled in the 2016/17 financial year compared to the previous year, the Financial Ombudsman Service’s annual report reveals.

My Money Week: ‘Saving is the most important thing kids should learn about money’

Monday, 12 June 2017 | News

Seven in 10 (71%) parents and grandparents believe saving is the most important aspect of managing money children should learn about, according to new research.

Petrol prices fall as wholesale cuts passed on to drivers

Monday, 12 June 2017 | News

Petrol prices fell by nearly 2p a litre on average in May, while diesel prices tumbled by an average 2.5p a litre after retailers passed on savings in wholesale prices, the RAC’s latest Fuel Watch report reveals.

Raising the personal allowance most popular election pledge among Moneywise users

Thursday, 08 June 2017 | News

Four in ten (42%) users say an increase in the personal allowance is the party manifesto pledge that will have the greatest positive effect on their finances.