Articles by Sarah Coles

Private school fees: the pros and cons

Monday, 12 January 2015 | Article

There's no doubt that those who attended private school are over-represented in the upper echelons of society.

The Moneywise Investment Jargon Buster

Wednesday, 01 May 2013 | Article

1. Unit trust/OEIC

A collective investment, where your money is put together with that of other investors and invested by a professional.

Investment terms you need to know

Monday, 06 March 2017 | Article

Entering the investment world can make you feel like a stranger who doesn’t speak the language. Sarah Coles translates to help you understand the new land before you.

Benefits you're entitled to: working families

Monday, 05 November 2012 | Article

There's one thing we all know about benefits: they're about to be cut to the bone. In future, only the most needy will be entitled to government assistance, and even they may well receive less support than before.

Key benefit changes: 2011 and beyond

Friday, 19 August 2011 | Article

From 2012

Tax Credits: These will stop once a claimant's income reaches £40,000.

Contribution-Based Employment and Support Allowance: Payouts will be limited to one year.

Children's Savings Awards 2011

Friday, 12 August 2011 | Article

Everyone wants the best for their kids, and many parents will go to extraordinary lengths to give their children a good start.

Five dos and don'ts of divorce

Tuesday, 11 January 2011 | Article

Read our article: Soften the financial blow of divorce

The true cost of IVF treatment

Thursday, 25 November 2010 | Article

Tamsin Bowers, 35, and her husband Andrew, 42, started trying for a family when she was 21.

Asset classes to suit your risk

Wednesday, 17 November 2010 | Article

As the saying goes, a journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. Deciding to invest is the first step of the investment journey, but in the context of 1,000 miles, it's a pretty small one.

Find the right investment for you

Wednesday, 06 October 2010 | Article

Anyone who ever saw an advert for an investment could be forgiven for getting halfway through the small print and deciding to stick with their savings account.