Articles by Ruth Jackson

Mortgage borrowers punished for loyalty

Thursday, 27 July 2017 | News

Stay loyal to your mortgage lender and you could be penalised by as much as £1,000 a year, according to new research by Citizens Advice.

Sharp rise in personal loans ‘dangerous’ for the economy

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 | News

The Bank of England has warned that a sharp rise in personal loans could be dangerous for the economy as the nation continues to increase its debt.

Electricity innovation could save consumers £40bn

Monday, 24 July 2017 | News

A government initiative to change the way electricity is created and stored could save consumers up to £40 billion, according to energy regulator Ofgem.

Top 20 money-saving websites

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 | Article

There are so many online tools out there that can help you to save money. Here are Moneywise’s top 20:

20 ways to beat inflation

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 | Article

Will my son get his 25% Isa top-up as a mortgage-free property owner?

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 | Question and Answer

My son has a Help-to-Buy Isa worth £3,000 and he wants to buy a house worth £75,000. He doesn’t need a mortgage as I am going to give him the money he needs.

A guide to indemnity insurance

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 | Article

When you buy a house, you may be asked to take out an indemnity policy to protect you against unforeseen risks to your property. But are insurers cashing in on protection you don’t need?

The lowdown on Lifetime Isas

Friday, 23 February 2018 | Article

The Lifetime Isa could be worth considering if you’re planning to buy your first home or you want to kick-start your pension savings in your 20s and 30s.

Are you ready to switch to an investment Isa?

Monday, 09 January 2017 | Article

Is your cash Isa earning next to nothing in interest? Then consider transferring it to an investment Isa. We outline your options.