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Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in October 2017

Monday, 13 November 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of October 2017:

The most dangerous mouse in Britain

Thursday, 09 November 2017 | Blog | By Holly Mackay


Inflation is one of those dull words bandied about by economists in the finance pages and on the news. Easy to put into the “yeah, whatever” category and move on.

How to make your pension last a lifetime

Thursday, 02 November 2017 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

It’s terrifying to think of running out of money in your later years but it would be devastating to go through retirement scrimping and saving when you could have had a better life.

Give something back this Christmas: Take the foodbank Advent challenge

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | Blog | By Sara Williams

I like Christmas. It was magical when my children were small and I’m still looking forward to it this year when they will both be ‘coming home for Christmas’.

Are you a fan of the sharing economy?

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

The ‘sharing economy’ is a phrase that’s bandied around as often as ‘millennials’ these days.

Your Shout: Moneywise readers have their say in September 2017

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of September 2017.

Millennials are the most savvy age group when it comes to switching mortgages

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

As regular readers of Moneywise will know, I bought my first house this summer – cue the popping of champagne and big smiles all round after five anxious months waiting for the sale to be signed on the dotted line.

Stoptober: How giving up smoking is boosting my health and financial wellbeing

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth

It’s that time of the year again when the government launches its annual campaign to get the dwindling number of hardened smokers to quit during the month of October.

The 50/20/30 financial diet: My first foray into crash budgeting

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

I’ve never been one for trying out a ‘one size fits all’ budgeting plan. But being a young person living in London; not having a budget can be crippling.

Seven steps to building a bigger pension

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | Blog | By Darius McDermott

This Friday is Pension Awareness Day. The aim of the day is to promote the importance of saving for the future and to alert the nation...