Articles by Nathalie Bonney

Britain: the debt-ridden island

Tuesday, 13 March 2012 | Article

What do Kerry Katona and Sarah Ferguson have in common? Aside from both being in the public eye, you could be forgiven for thinking ‘not a lot'.

The great school catchment conundrum

Thursday, 16 February 2012 | Article

The rising cost of living, coupled with reduced, or at best stagnant, incomes, is hitting lots of us - but families with children are feeling the strain hardest.

Four Valentine's Day honey traps to avoid

Monday, 13 February 2012 | Article

The origins of Valentine's Day are unclear.

Top stocks & shares ISA recommendations

Wednesday, 08 February 2012 | Article



Six mortgage market dos and don'ts

Thursday, 02 February 2012 | News

Buying a home isn't an easy process – follow our six-step guide on what you should and shouldn't do when trying to secure that all-important property.


Quarter of UK homes too small for occupants

Monday, 30 January 2012 | News

High property prices are forcing families to stay put in homes that are too small for them, according to research from

Do men really save more than women?

Wednesday, 01 February 2012 | Blog | By Nathalie Bonney

Statistics and surveys always need to be taken with a pinch of sodium chloride; while they are useful indicators of people’s habits they can only ever give an approximate picture.

Family debt levels up 48%

Wednesday, 25 January 2012 | News

The average UK family now owes £7,944 in unsecured debt, up 48% from £5,360 this time last year.

This debt accounts for 32% of the average annual household income (£24,792).

Moneywise Children's Savings Awards 2012

Wednesday, 25 January 2012 | Article

Bringing up a child entails a huge financial obligation. The cost of everything from baby clothes and nappies in earlier years to toys, holidays and, for some, school fees in later years can be daunting for parents.

Customer service more important than gimmicks

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 | News

Consumers are more likely to switch banks because of a bad experience rather than for gimmicky rewards and incentives, according to a survey from technology company NCR.