Articles by Ruth Jackson

Financial abuse - how to protect yourself

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Article

Money can be a dangerous subject within relationships. Many a row starts when saving and spending habits collide.

Mobile phones - the most common complaints

Monday, 27 April 2015 | Article

We live in a world where technology moves fast. Twenty years ago hardly anyone had a mobile phone and we were still reliant on phone boxes.

Free your money from dormant bank accounts

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 | Article

Is your money where you think it is? Most of us have some cash tucked away for a rainy day. But what if when you go to withdraw your money, you discover it's not there any more?

The Moneywise Debt Workout

Monday, 05 January 2015 | Article

Getting on top of your finances can be a daunting task, but with a clear plan you can stick to, it's possible to clear your debts and get the sensible money habits that will set you up for life.

10 ways to make more money in 2014

Friday, 03 January 2014 | Article

Whether you're looking to pay off debts or top up your income, there are plenty of easy ways to boost your coffers without tightening your belt.

How to ditch expensive contracts

Monday, 16 December 2013 | Article

Take a glance at your bank statement and you'll see just how much of your household budgets are being spent on contracts you've signed up for – whether it's for your mobile phone, TV and broadband or gym, these regular...

Beat your debt into submission

Monday, 18 November 2013 | Article

It's a bumper time for borrowing. Credit card companies are battling for customers with longer and longer 0% deals and personal loan rates are at record lows.

Top tips to surviving the weekly commute

Thursday, 13 December 2012 | Article

1. Do the maths first - a daily commute may make sense.

Remember to fill in your tax return

Friday, 14 December 2012 | News

It's that time of year again; in among the Christmas festivities you need to fill out your tax return. The deadline is 31 January.

The best credit cards to help tackle Christmas debt

Monday, 03 December 2012 | Article

Despite all those good intentions to budget and save money, most of us get a bit carried away at Christmas.