Articles by Helen Knapman

Petrol prices rise by biggest amount since 2013

Thursday, 03 November 2016 | News

The price of petrol rose by more in October than at any time since February 2013, with diesel rising at the fastest rate since May 2008, data from the RAC’s latest Fuel Watch report shows.

Majority of Moneywise users plan to spend up to £500 on Christmas

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 | News

The majority of users plan to spend up to £500 on Christmas, our latest poll results reveal.

Three in 10 Moneywise users can’t afford to save for retirement

Friday, 28 October 2016 | News

Three in 10 (30%) users don’t think they’re saving enough for retirement, and can’t afford to put more money into a pension.

Co-op Energy to pay compensation to 260,000 customers

Thursday, 27 October 2016 | News

About 260,000 customers of Co-operative Energy are due a collective £1.8 million in compensation following problems with the firm’s complaints handling and billing processes.

Learn the secrets of financial freedom in November’s Moneywise magazine

Thursday, 27 October 2016 | News

Uncover the secrets to financial freedom – from paying less tax to boosting your income to saving money at home – in the latest issue of Moneywise magazine on sale in WHSmith from today.

Struggling with unaffordable payday loans? You may be due a refund

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 | Article

Are you struggling with unaffordable payday loans? If your debts are spiralling out of control, you could be due a refund from lenders who have flouted the rules.

City Survivors: Plan for your financial dreams

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Money makeover: "I'm keen to boost my retirement savings even if interest rates are low"

Monday, 24 October 2016 | Article

A recent inheritance has led Anthony to consider how best to invest his current assets in preparation for his retirement in a few years’ time.

Package account providers have "more work to do" on sales and complaints handling

Monday, 24 October 2016 | News

Package account providers still have “more work to do” to improve sales and complaints handling, according to a review of the industry by the financial regulator.

Nearly half of Moneywise users want their children to inherit their estate

Friday, 21 October 2016 | News

Nearly half (47%) of users would pass the majority of their estate on to their children when they die, according to our latest poll results.