Articles by Lewis Lyons

Moneywise readers say the government shouldn’t meddle in the rental market

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | News

In our online poll we asked Moneywise readers: “Should tenants be offered long-term rental contracts?” and the answer was a clear “No”.

Growing trend of renting second homes

Friday, 13 July 2018 | News

An interesting trend reported by Hamptons is the rise of people renting second homes.

Most Moneywise readers still use landlines at home (but only just)

Friday, 15 June 2018 | News

Landlines remain the most popular to make phone calls from home, according to the results of Moneywise’s latest reader poll.

Happy birthday, £2 coin

Friday, 15 June 2018 | News

The £2 coin is 20 years old today, and to commemorate the occasion, comparison website GoCompare Money has unearthed 10 fascinating facts about the youngest and most valuable coin in circulation.

Funny Money: Compare your salary with celebrity pets

Thursday, 14 June 2018 | News

Do you earn as much as a cat, dog or chicken? Pet food brand Webbox has launched a Pets of the Net salary calculator, where you can compare your income with the earnings of the social media’s richest pet celebrities.

Councils receive 66 complaints an hour - with noise the top nuisance

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 | News

Local councils received nearly 580,000 statutory nuisance complaints last year, an average of 66 an hour in the 12 months to August 2017, according to analysis of complaints received by local councils. 

Data is a better reward for kids than pocket money

Monday, 11 June 2018 | News

Parents are having to resort to new ways to reward or punish their kids.

Households sit on uninsured valuables worth £9,500

Saturday, 09 June 2018 | News

Two-fifths (38%) of Brits say they have valuables stored away at home, worth what they estimate to be an average of £9,541 – yet many of these items are uninsured and not kept securely under lock and key, according to recent...

Moneywise users say 'No!' to handing out £10,000 to millennials

Friday, 18 May 2018 | News

In our recent poll, more than nine out of 10 users said millennials do not deserve to get a £10,000 grant that was proposed in a recent report on inequality.