Articles by Ruth Jackson

How to avoid catalogue rip-offs

Monday, 24 November 2014 | Article

There was a time when many of us shopped via catalogues, with most households possessing a Next Directory, Argos or Index catalogue.

Scam Watch: Rogue will writers

Thursday, 13 November 2014 | Article

Most of us spend a lot of our time building up assets so that we can live comfortably and look after our families.

Help your child get a mortgage

Thursday, 11 September 2014 | Article

House prices are rising in large swathes of the country, with UK prices up 8.8% in the last year alone, according to Halifax.

Pension changes: How will they affect you?

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | Article

There have been widespread complaints that the pensions system wasn't fit for purpose for years. An ageing population has meant the number of pensioners is increasing every year and many are struggling financially.

Just split up? Five ways to fix your finances now

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Article


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.