Articles by Helen Knapman

Virgin Mobile to up prices for 1.6 million users

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 | News

Around 1.6 million pay monthly Virgin Mobile customers will be hit with price hikes of 3.3% from July, the provider has announced.

We're all responsible for teaching kids about finance

Monday, 14 May 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

It’s the responsibility of all of us to ensure children are taught about personal finance, the results of a recent poll reveal.

First 50 Funds update: Scottish Mortgage charges fall

Monday, 14 May 2018 | News

Investors in Scottish Mortgage Trust – one of Moneywise’s First 50 Funds for beginner investors – will be pleased to hear the...

Npower to hike energy bills by 5.3%

Friday, 11 May 2018 | News

Npower has become the latest energy provider to announce price hikes, which will affect around one million customers.

Bulb warns of second price hike in four months

Thursday, 10 May 2018 | News

Around 400,000 households supplied by Bulb may see their energy prices rise for the second time this year.

Interest rates held at 0.5%

Thursday, 10 May 2018 | News

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has today voted by a majority of seven to two to keep base rate at 0.5%.

Success for Moneywise at prestigious Headlinemoney journalism awards

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 | News

A Moneywise journalist has scooped a top award at the annual Headlinemoney Awards 2018, which took place last night.

Beware the hidden cost of 118 calls

Friday, 04 May 2018 | Article

Consumers can be charged exorbitant rates when they use directory enquiry services, such as 118 or 070 numbers. Older callers – who may not use the internet – are particularly at risk.

Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in April 2018

Thursday, 03 May 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of April 2018.

Are you owed a £121 refund from your energy provider?

Wednesday, 02 May 2018 | News

Nearly 11 million households (40%) could be due a collective £1.3 billion from their energy suppliers for gas and electricity paid for but not used this winter, according to new analysis.