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As a passionate and well-informed champion of consumer rights I write about complex financial issues with clarity and enthusiasm.

My First Home: I saved £25k in four years

Molly Beard shared her experience of saving money to buy her first house by living with her parents, shopping at car boot sales and car sharing to work. Here is the full story in the My First Home series of The Sun....

The Sun: Mum finds £800 in lost Child Trust Fund

I have covered lost and unclaimed Child Trust Funds for a number of consumer publications and whilst reaching out for case studies I was contacted by the relative of a woman with an adopted son. With my help she was able to track down her son's lost fund, which...

The Sun: My First Home

I interviewed a couple about taking their inheritance early in order to buy their first home for this special series in The Sun money online. Read the full story here.

The Sun: £10,500 PPI refund

Two weeks before the PPI compensation deadline I approached The Sun with this case study about a woman who won over £10,000 in refunds. Read the full story...

loveMONEY: Budgeting app reviews

As someone who rarely pays in cash I find it increasingly difficult to keep track of my spending.  I tested out three budgeting apps for loveMONEY to find out which was the best for keeping track of my spending. Read the review...

loveMONEY: Why I turned down a free holiday

I recently investigated a 'free' holiday offer to see what the actual costs involved were. Turns out it wasn't as good as it seems. Read my full report on the loveMONEY website here. You can also see how readers responded to my story...

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