Articles by Moira O'Neill

Sitting in on personal finance lessons

Thursday, 11 May 2017 | Article

Moneywise editor Moira O’Neill spent a day with financial education charity MyBnk to see how it teaches personal finance in secondary schools.

Snap general election means it’s time to stress test your portfolio

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 | Article

While many of us were visiting family, doing some DIY, gardening or getting away from it all, it seems Prime Minister Theresa May spent Easter in high-level strategy meetings with cabinet colleagues.

"Where we're putting our Isa money in 2017"

Friday, 24 March 2017 | Article

It’s always interesting to know what those who write about saving and investing plan to do with their own cash.

Use an Isa to boost your retirement fund

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 | Article

The tax advantages of pensions make them a hugely attractive savings vehicle, but the chink in their armour is accessibility. Your pension savings are locked away until your 55th birthday.

Eight tips for first-time Isa investors

Monday, 13 March 2017 | Article

If you are thinking about investing in an individual savings account (Isa) for the first time, it might seem daunting.

Less chance to win big on Premium Bonds

Monday, 13 March 2017 | Article

Still tempted by a top jackpot of £1 million? You may be wondering what to do about your Premium Bond holdings now NS&I has announced that it will slash the number of high-value prizes in each month’s draw again.

Budget 2017: the Moneywise verdict

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 | Article

Moneywise readers’ main Budget wish was for new savings incentives but they are likely to be...

Help kids to learn the value of money

Monday, 06 March 2017 | Article

Moneywise is launching a campaign called ‘Get Financial Education Working’. We believe that if personal finance education is to be transformative, improvements are needed.

Fun ways to teach your kids about money - shared by Moneywise readers

Friday, 24 February 2017 | Article

Thank you to all of you who wrote in to give your tips for educating children about money. Here’s a selection of your words of wisdom, from saving into jam jars to earning extra for household chores.

Investment doctor: where should I invest an extra £75 a month?

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 | Article

A 51-year-old reader already invests regularly, but would like to put in a little more each month. We look at the best way to do this.