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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.

5 best family travel blogs of 2019

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

Here's our top 5 tips and tricks on how to keep your food costs down. More »

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?

Worried about how your student loan may affect your credit loan? Don't be.... More »

Should I repay my UK student loan right now?

If you have a little extra money should you be overpaying your student loan? The answer may not be what you expect... More »

Tips for planning budget meals for large families

Lots of mouths to feed but not much money? Here are some top tips on how to keep your weekly food bill down. More »

How to pay for rail commuting costs

New job and a new commute? Let's look at the options for paying for that costly season ticket More »

Is furniture finance a good idea?

Need to furnish your home but don't know how to pay for it? Is furniture finance the way to go? More »

Do you need a pension if you are part-time?

Part-time but don't know what to do about your pension? Let's take a look More »

Buying a new car: Car finance or personal loan?

Confused about car finance? Here's a breakdown of how you can finance your new set of wheels. More »

How does a base rate rise affect your finances?

What happens to your mortgage, savings, personal loan or credit card when the base rate changes. More »

How to budget for childcare costs

End of maternity leave looming? Here are some top tips on how to prepare yourself for childcare costs More »

Savings are on the rise: so where can you put your money?

Looking to save but don't know where to start? Here's the springboard you need to get you going More »

How to secure your first mortgage

Are you a first-time buyer? Here are our top tips to help you apply for your first mortgage More »

Is there still value in a university degree?

With a third of graduates now overeducated for their job role, is a university degree still worth the cost? More »

How to budget for maternity leave

Expecting a baby? Here are some top tips on how to prepare yourself financially. More »

5 things you must absolutely know before taking out a credit card

Taking a look at the five most important things you should know before hitting 'apply now'. More »

Is this the future of credit card payments?

Is NatWest's new payment plan the sign of things to come? And can it save you money? More »