Articles by Helen Knapman

Debt, money and pensions guidance to be provided by new body

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 | News

Consumers will be able to find the help they need more easily on key financial matters with the creation of a new guidance body, the government says.

House price growth slows to 5.8%, says Halifax

Friday, 07 October 2016 | News

House prices rose by 5.8% in the year to September taking prices to an average of £214,024, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index.

Diesel at its highest price in over a year, says RAC

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 | News

Petrol prices crept up again in September, while diesel has risen to its highest point since August 2015, according to the latest data from RAC Fuel Watch.

Three in ten grandparents say there’s no downside to looking after grandkids

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 | News

Half of parents rely on their own parents to look after their children, but three in ten grandparents say there’s no downside to looking after grandkids.

"If Lord Sugar can do it, I can", says The Apprentice winner Joseph Valente

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 | Article

With the popular television show returning to our screens this week, last year’s winner, Joseph Valente, reveals the secrets of his business success.

Halifax to cut Help to Buy Isa rate for existing customers

Monday, 03 October 2016 | News

Hopeful first-time buyers with Halifax’s previously market leading Help to Buy Isa will see the amount they earn in interest cut from 8 December.

Half of Moneywise users would like the option to switch water provider

Monday, 03 October 2016 | News

Over half of Moneywise.co.uk users (53%) would like the option to switch water provider, our latest poll results have found.

Insurance prices to rise following tax hike

Monday, 03 October 2016 | News

Insurance prices are likely to rise on average by up to £6.50 a year following a hike in taxes that is a “raid on the responsible”, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Investigation launched into energy provider 'E'

Friday, 30 September 2016 | News

An investigation has been launched into gas and electricity provider ‘E’ amid concerns over its approach to recruiting new customers.

BA to ditch complimentary food on short-haul flights

Friday, 30 September 2016 | News

Passengers in economy class on short-haul British Airways flights will no longer receive complimentary drinks and snacks on board from 2017, as the airline is ditching the popular service and launching a chargeable menu.