Articles by Helen Knapman

Watch Sky Sports or BT Sport for Premier League football? Cancel over summer and save

Friday, 20 May 2016 | News

Sky Sports and BT Sport viewers who only pay for the channels to watch Premier League football should consider cancelling or downgrading over the summer to save some cash. 

Android Pay launches for UK mobile users

Thursday, 19 May 2016 | News

Android mobile users can now link their credit and debit cards to their mobile handsets and use their phones to pay for good in shops.

'Bulb' is the new provider on the energy block, but how does it stack up?

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 | News

‘Bulb’ is one of the newest providers on the energy block. Its unique selling point? Promising to provide renewable energy at an affordable price. Moneywise looks at how it compares to the competition.

House prices continue to rise, says ONS

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 | News

UK house prices rose by 9% in the year to March, and by 7.6% compared to the price in February, according to new data.

Inflation drops to 0.3% as air fares and clothing prices fall

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 | News

Inflation fell to 0.3% in the year to April, down from 0.5% in March – the first drop since September 2015.

BBC iPlayer users to be charged licence fee, while TV licence is set to rise

Friday, 13 May 2016 | News

Viewers of the BBC’s online catchup service, iPlayer, will have to pay to watch programmes from 2017.

Claims firms make up to £5bn from PPI complaints: but you can reclaim for free

Saturday, 27 May 2017 | News

Claims management companies have made up to £5 billion from payment protection insurance (PPI) claims, despite victims being able to reclaim for free themselves.

EU blocks Three from buying rival mobile provider O2

Thursday, 12 May 2016 | News

The European Commission has blocked Hutchison, which owns mobile provider Three, from buying Telefonica UK, the firm behind rival provider O2.

Payday loan ads to be banned from Google

Thursday, 12 May 2016 | News

Payday lenders will be banned from advertising on Google from 13 July.

Easy ways to earn an extra £1,000 a year

Monday, 09 May 2016 | Article

Do you dream of earning thousands without the taxman getting his mitts on it? I’m not suggesting you take up correspondence with a Panamanian law firm, but you simply need to make the most of your tax-free allowances.