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Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in February 2018

Monday, 05 March 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of February 2018.

Check your packaged insurance T’s & C’s before travelling

Monday, 19 February 2018 | Blog | By Mark Stroud

In the mad rush to get ready for a holiday, there’s always something you forget. Worryingly, that something is often travel insurance.

Does anyone really need a £1,000 mobile phone?

Thursday, 15 February 2018 | Blog | By Mark Stammers

We really love our smartphones in the UK. Ownership increased from just over half (52%) of the UK population in 2012 to a staggering eight in 10 (85%) people in 2017, according to Deloitte’s Global Mobile Survey – UK 2017.

Five reasons to be positive about market falls

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 | Blog | By Richard Stammers

For anyone who might be alarmed by today’s stock market news, here are my five tips to help you stay positive.

Save £100s haggling over your mobile bill

Monday, 05 February 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

What would you do with a £550 windfall?

Expect some serious watering down of the state pension

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

Topping up your state pension is probably a good idea if you are retiring this year.

Was switching my bank account worth it?

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

For the first time in my adult life, I switched my current account provider, and it was an interesting experience.

Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in January 2018

Monday, 29 January 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of January 2018.

Moneywise readers’ best games and toys for teaching kids about money

Thursday, 18 January 2018 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

I recently asked my friends in the financial services industry to recommend their favourite games to teach children about money.

The flat white index: How much does taking your own coffee cup save?

Friday, 09 March 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

Being something of a coffee connoisseur (read: snob!), I was somewhat stirred by the news that the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has recommended a 25p tax – already dubbed the ‘latte levy’ – on all...