Articles by Simon Read

“I’m upset with my favourite hotel over extra fee”

Friday, 21 June 2019 | Article

When a Moneywise reader booked to go to the Riu Arecas Hotel in Tenerife earlier this year, it was set to be an emotional trip.

Be wary of ticking any boxes!

Friday, 31 May 2019 | Article

Buying online often requires vigilance to ensure you don’t buy extra things you don’t need.

I’m still waiting for my money from Carpetright

Friday, 10 May 2019 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader who was promised a refund

I’ve lost my job and can’t afford my mobile tariff

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader who could no longer afford their mobile phone contract

Plan ahead rather than tackling legal paperwork in a panic

Friday, 26 April 2019 | Article

It’s time to turn to the thorny subject of lasting power of attorney (LPA). No, don’t turn the page – it’s worth carrying on reading this.

What’s going on at Barclays?

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 | Article

A Moneywise reader has a scare with their current account

We don’t owe Nationwide transaction fees

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 | Article

Simon Read helps a reader with some unexplained fees

NatWest/RBS offer no joy to scam victims

Friday, 22 March 2019 | Article

"I went online and 'Frozen Account' was written across my screen"

I’ve waited months for my TSB compensation

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader still waiting for payment

The DWP owes me £100 towards my winter fuel allowance

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader whose mother is owed money