Articles by Stephanie Hawthorne

Direct selling: Make money at your leisure

Friday, 10 August 2018 | Article

If you are good with people and are confident about making a sale, then direct selling could be a way to boost your existing income or build a successful new career.

Landlords head north to enjoy better returns

Tuesday, 05 June 2018 | News

Rents continue to go up at a steady pace across the UK, with larger increases in the South West and East of England. 

Mobile banking to overtake online banking in 2019

Friday, 25 May 2018 | News

Mobile banking has never been more popular and is set to overtake online banking in 2019, according to a new forecast.

Two in five Moneywise readers mainly use credit cards abroad

Friday, 25 May 2018 | News

People living in the UK make some 70 million visits overseas every year, many of them holiday trips, spending a massive £43.8 billion according to Office for National Statistics analysis.

Heading off this bank holiday? Expect to pay over £400 this weekend

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | News

Millions of Brits are looking forward to the bank holiday weekend but that three-day break could make a big dent in their budget.

UK property market still in the doldrums

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | News

Much of the UK housing market remains relatively flat and listless with some exceptions – notably in the Midlands and Wales – according to latest property price indices, with supply shortages providing something of a floor...

Kids think a loaf of bread costs £15, as they overestimate cost of living and their future salaries

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | News

Children sorely need lessons in personal finance if Halifax’s latest survey of eight- to 15-year-olds is anything to go by.

Kids face gender pay gap in pocket money

Thursday, 24 May 2018 | News

Discrimination starts early in most households with parents paying their sons more for carrying out domestic chores than their daughters.

Most retirees on income drawdown fail to set up an LPA

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | News

Nearly four out of five retirees on income drawdown could face hardship in later life because they haven’t set up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), new research has revealed.

First 50 update: Finsbury Growth & Income Trust outperforms benchmark

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | News

While investors should never place too much emphasis on six-monthly returns, Finsbury Growth & Income Trust – one of our