Articles by Simon Read

Harveys Furniture ruined my Christmas

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader who had Christmas ruined by a missing sofa.

Why can’t I write a cheque in blue ink?

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader trying to pay in cheques

Barclays sees sense over mortgage for 90-year-old

Monday, 31 December 2018 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader who wanted to extend their mortgage

Another John Lewis tale of woe

Friday, 28 December 2018 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader with a damaged kitchen

Sainsbury’s won’t give me the cash on my currency card

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader hoping to recover cash from a pre-paid card

Estate agent wants £13,500 fee - for not selling my house

Tuesday, 04 December 2018 | Article

It can be stressful enough trying to sell your home, without an estate agent making things worse.

I don't know why PayPal has closed my account

Friday, 23 November 2018 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader whose PayPal account was shut without explanation

A cheeky charge from Plusnet

Friday, 09 November 2018 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader who was charged more than normal when ending a contract

My bank won’t lend me more money because I’m too old

Tuesday, 06 November 2018 | Article

It’s a decade since reader EF’s husband died. He used to sort out all the finances, so she asked her children to help since his death.

Why has my insurance gone up? The accident wasn’t my fault

Friday, 26 October 2018 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader with increased insurance premiums