The Motley Fool

Kate Anderson

I am a freelance personal finance writer who writes for Fool UK and Fitch Solutions. Before becoming a freelancer I worked as an analyst for Nielsen, one of the world's largest research companies, specialising in consumer finance reports and news insights.

How to renew a UK passport online

Your step-by-step guide to renewing your passport online. More »

How to open a savings account

Everything you need to know about starting your savings nest egg. More »

Debt help in the UK: 5 possible solutions

Confused about debt? Here are five solutions that you may want to consider. More »

What is income tax?

Breaking down all you need to know about income tax rates and tax-free allowances. More »

What is bankruptcy?

Worried about debt and considering all your options? We break down what bankruptcy is and how it works. More »

How does holiday pay work?

Confused about your holiday pay? We help break it down what you should be getting. More »

How to find (or switch to) a high interest current account

Breaking down how to find, and what to look for, in the best current accounts on the market. More »

What is a personal loan?

Breaking down what a personal loan is - and why you might want one. More »

How to check your credit score for free

Interested to know your credit score but don't know how to find it out? Check out our useful guide. More »

What you need to know about setting up a savings account for a child

Breaking down all you need to know about setting your child up with a savings account. More »

UK bank holidays in 2020

Your guide to bank holidays across the United Kingdom in 2020. More »

Lost passport? Here’s what to do

Not sure what to do if you have lost your passport or had it stolen? Don't worry, we've got you covered. More »

What to look for when you compare savings accounts

Confused about savings accounts? Check out our top five things to consider when picking the right one for you. More »

5 costs of buying a home you might not have considered

We break down the hidden costs of buying a home. More »

What is a mortgage?

Breaking down what you really need to know about mortgages... More »

Teaching secondary school kids to be responsible with money

If you have a teenager, here are our top tips for how to teach them about money... More »

Making sense of student loan interest rates

Confused about how much interest you pay on your student loan? Check out our simple guide to student loan interest rates. More »

Buying a new build home: Is it worth it?

We look at the advantages and disadvantages of buying a new build property. More »

How to improve your credit score

Want to know how to make your credit score go in the right direction? Here are our top tips... More »

How long does it take to renew a passport?

Need to renew your passport but want to know how long it takes? Here's everything you need to know. More »