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Kate Anderson

Kate is a freelance writer specialising in personal finance. She made her start as an analyst at Nielsen, closely following financial news developments and working on the front line of best buys. Having written for MyWalletHero since its inception, she is interested in answering personal finance questions in the clearest way possible and breaking it down to what really matters.

Pubs and shops reopening: how to budget for lockdown easing

As pubs and shops are reopening, have you thought about your budget? We share some tips for keeping on top of your finances as... More »

3 Barclaycard Rewards credit card alternatives

We give you our honest, unbiased opinion on the Barclaycard Rewards credit card - and break down three potential alternative reward cards. More »

How to switch bank accounts

Want to switch your bank account but don't know how? We break down why it could make sense to switch and walk you through... More »

Understanding pensions: 6 myths debunked

Understanding pensions can be tough. We are here to demystify six of the most common pension myths around to give you a clearer view... More »

Do banks reward accountholders for NOT switching?

Is it better to stay with your bank or make a switch? We take a look at what kind of switching bonus you can... More »

What is a store credit card?

A great way to get a discount or a credit card interest trap? We look at what a store credit card is and what... More »

What next for Green Homes Grant applicants?

The Green Homes Grant has been scrapped. We take a look at what this could mean for you if you applied for the scheme... More »

5 John Lewis Partnership Credit Card alternatives

We give you our honest, unbiased opinion on the John Lewis Partnership Credit Card - and break down five potential alternative reward cards. More »

Is the UK State Pension enough to retire on?

If you are retirement planning, you'll want to know whether the UK State Pension is going to be enough to live on. We take... More »

How might a mortgage payment holiday affect my credit score?

With the mortgage payment holiday deadline fast approaching, we look at whether taking one can affect your credit score. More »

Understanding your credit report and credit score

Understanding your credit report and credit score can be the key to healthy personal finances. We break down everything you need to know. More »

How Amex Preferred Rewards Gold cardholders can get 5 TIMES their regular points per pound!

Interested in boosting your Amex Preferred Rewards Gold cardholder points total? We're here to tell you how it can be done. More »

10 quick checks to save money on your car

As we get closer to a post-lockdown world and consider getting out and about again, take a look at these 10 quick checks to... More »

What is a trust fund and how does it work?

Trust funds are not just for millionaires and magnates. We break down what a trust fund is and how you could use one for... More »

How technology can help beginners become better investors

Is technology changing the way we invest? The emergence of investing solutions based on tech could be a game-changer for a beginner investor. More »

ISA season: what are the benefits?

As we near the end of the tax year, you may be thinking about making some tax-free savings. We break down all of the... More »

How old is too old for life insurance?

Is it possible to be too old for life insurance? We take a look at why it's important to plan for the future no... More »

Will the stamp duty holiday be extended further?

Now that the stamp duty holiday has been extended, is it likely to be extended further? And will it actually save buyers money? We... More »

How to close the gender pensions gap

The gender pensions gap currently means a woman will have £100,000 less in retirement than a man. We look at why this is -... More »

10 top female investing blogs

With a wave of female investors willing to share their expertise and knowledge, we break down our top 10 female investing blogs. More »