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.

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How to consolidate credit card debt

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Can I rent out my home if I have a mortgage?

The guide that you need to read if you are thinking of renting out your mortgaged property. More »

5 tips for teaching primary school kids about money

Are you keen to give your child a secure financial footing? Check out our top tips on how to teach your primary school child... More »

8 practical tips for travelling Europe on a budget

Want to travel around Europe but not spend a fortune? Here are our top tips for European travel on a budget. More »

The 2019 guide to UK passport renewal

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5 best family travel blogs of 2019

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Family meals on a budget: 5 tips for saving money on food

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Best places to travel in December on a budget

Looking to escape this December? Here are our top picks for where to head when you are on a budget. More »

When does my student loan get written off in the UK?

Breaking down how and when your student loan gets wiped. More »

Is a charge card or a credit card best for your business?

With American Express launching a new business credit card, we ask which is better: charge card or credit card? More »

Does your student loan affect your credit score?

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