Articles by Helen Knapman

Rail fares rise almost twice as fast as wages

Monday, 14 August 2017 | News

Rail fares have risen almost twice as fast as wages since 2010, according to new analysis by the RMT.

Two thirds of Moneywise users have switched mobile provider

Friday, 11 August 2017 | News

Almost two thirds (64%) of users have switched mobile provider, the results of our recent poll reveal.

Bank of England to continue using ‘animal fat’ in notes

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

Animal products will continue to be used to make the new polymer £5, £10 and £20 notes, the Bank of England has confirmed today.

Brexit concern increases among Moneywise users

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

Just over a year on from the referendum vote to leave the EU, only a quarter (25%) of Moneywise users say they’re not worried about Brexit having an impact on their finances, according to our latest poll results.

Interview: Rory Powe of Man GLG Continental European Growth

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 | Article

Moneywise’s Helen Knapman meets Rory Powe, fund manager of a new addition to the Moneywise First 50 Funds list, the Man GLG Continental European Growth fund. 

Money makeover: "We’re in our 50s and care for our granddaughter – will our pensions be enough?”

Monday, 07 August 2017 | Article

Susan and Keith Waite are less than 10 years from retirement. They want to improve their financial position and protect their 12-year-old grandchild

Deal of the Week: Free Apple Music for EE mobile users

Friday, 04 August 2017 | News

EE pay monthly and Sim-only mobile customers can stream Apple Music for free for six months.  

Want to escape the British Gas price rise? Here are the alternatives

Friday, 04 August 2017 | News

Millions of British Gas customers were hit with the news this week that electricity prices will...

Sky launches ‘first of its kind’ loyalty scheme

Thursday, 03 August 2017 | News

Sky broadband and TV customers can join the telecom provider’s new loyalty scheme from today.

Millions of Virgin Media customers to be hit with 4.7% price hikes

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | News

Around five million Virgin Media customers will be hit with average price hikes of 4.7%, or up to an extra £48 a year, from 1 November.