Press

As well as blogging at Much More with Less, I write about money in my day job as a freelance personal finance journalist.

I’ve written for a wide variety of newspapers, websites, companies and charities, whether it’s articles, guides, opinion pieces, guest blog posts or sponsored editorial.

Recent publications range from The Sunday Times and Mirror Online to the Money Advice Service, the Children’s Food Trust and the Design Council.

Do get in touch if you’re interested in working with me:
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Here are some recent examples:

NB: The Sunday Times articles are behind a paywall, but never fear, if you sign up for registered access here you can still read two articles each week for free.

2 July 2017

Article for the Sunday Times, “March of the robo-advisers

11 June 2017

Article for the Sunday Times, “Are providers nibbling away at your pension fund?

21 May 2017

Article for the Sunday Times, “American knight to the rescue as platforms’ high charges are exposed

16 April 2017
Article for the Sunday Times, “Crack your (bamboozling) tax code to stop the HMRC feasting on your cash

24 March 2017
Article for the Financial Times, “How to understand PCP car financing plans

19 March 2017
Article for the Sunday Times, “Active or passive – both approaches have their benefits

5 March 2017
Article for the Sunday Times, “Thanks for ticking the Gift Aid box, but you could do more

22 January 2017
Article for the Sunday Times, “Five tips for filing your tax return under ‘Done early‘”

15 January 2017
Article for the Sunday Times, “‘The dog ate my tax return’ won’t save you from the tax man – so get filing

1 January 2017
Article for the Sunday Times, “We switched, asked nicely – and saved thousands

22 December 2016
Article for the Mirror Online, “Last minute children’s stocking fillers for £2 or less

23 October 2016
Article for the Sunday Times, “I ditched cash to buy shares – now I’m up 19%

27 September 2016
Guest post for the Money Advice Service, “Splash the cash: can a water meter save you money?”

15 September 2016
Quoted in AOL Money article by the Money Advice Service, Food waste: put money towards bills, not in the bin

25 August 2016
Guest blog post for the Money Advice Service, Ten easy ways to save on broadband and TV

21 August 2016
Article for the Sunday Times, “For your student account, think overdraft”

17 August 2016
Guest blog post for the Money Advice Service, “Make a mint by selling hidden treasures online”

29 July 2016
Quoted in AOL Money article by Emma Woollacott, “How one family halved its food bill”

15 June 2016
Article for Mirror Online, “How I got fit for free and transformed myself into a 5K runner in just 9 weeks”

6 June 2016
Article for Mirror Online, “How I slashed my food bill by a third and still treated the family to a roast dinner

26 April 2016
Guest post for via Money Advice Service for AOL Money, “Six ways to fork out less for your food”

22 April 2016
Article for Mirror Online, “The single magic item that slashes shopping bills,keeps me healthy and delivers food on demand

22 April 2016
Guest blog post for the Money Advice Service, “Six ways to fork out less for your food”

24 March 2016
Article for Mirror Online, “Easter family days out: the best rewards clubs to save money on theme parks, cinema visits and more”

31 January 2016
Article for the Sunday Times, “These heating oil bills do give us a warm glow”

3 January 2016
Article for the Sunday Times, “We only just kept our heads above water”

22 December 2015
Article for Mirror Online, “Children’s Christmas stocking fillers for £2 or less”

21 December 2015
Article for Mirror Online, “Cheap and cheerful Christmas family activity ideas to survive the holidays”

15 December 2015
Article for Mirror Online, “This mum ditched the Christmas foods she hated and saved her family £50”

26 October 2016
Article for Mirror Online, “4 winter warming soups you can make for less than 26p a bowl”

25 October 2015
Article for the Sunday Times, “I was scared of shares, but I’ve just had to get over it”

5 October 2015
Article for Mirror Online, “Morrisons is ditching its Aldi and Lidl Match & More price promise – and this shopper is fuming”

4 October 2015
Article for the Sunday Times, “Listed homes carry a wealth warning”

22 September 2015
Guest blog post for The Children’s Food Trust, “Feeding your family for pennies not pounds”

20 September 2015
Article for the Sunday Times, “My children’s accounts are now of little interest”

18 August 2015
Article for Mirror Online, “Eating out of the cupboard cut my bills by 40% – and I discovered tasty new meals at the same time”

6 August 2015
Opinion piece for the Design Council, “All engineers should be taught elements of design”

3 August 2015
Feature for the Design Council, “It’s education, stupid. Or, how the UK risks losing its global creative advantage

26 June 2015
Article for Mirror Online, “Cake stall ideas: budget bestsellers for 9p or less a slice”

18 June 2015
Article for Mirror Online, “5 of the best budget food bloggers – and how they helped me live on £1 a day”

9 June 2015
Article for Mirror Online, “Approved Food: the online supermarket where shoppers save 70% – there’s just one catch

25 May 2015
Article for Mirror Online, “4 surprisingly tasy meals you can make for 42p or less”

13 May 2015
Article for Mirror Online: “I lived off £1 a day – and even splashed out on marmalade”

10 May 2015
Article for the Sunday Times, “Could you eat for just £1 a day?”