Simon Read is Personal Finance Editor at The Independent. He edits the Saturday Your Money section as well as writing for the news and business pages of the Independent and i newspaper.
21 October 2014 12:59 PM
The Independent’s Personal Finance Editor Simon Read talks over the latest news with Luke Blackall
20 October 2014 03:14 PM
Sites have been accused of hiding best deals from the consumers
20 October 2014 02:22 AM
Europe must put low-income households at the heart of its future policy to address a “growing energy divide”, a damning report from the charity National Energy Action (NEA) warns today.
17 October 2014 07:51 PM
The Government yesterday announced a consultation on its plans to include peer-to-peer loans in tax-free Isas.
17 October 2014 07:45 PM
The ethical investment industry is giving itself a makeover, but the problem seems to lie more with getting its message and its methods into the mainstream
17 October 2014 10:38 AM
Struggling millennials, soaring energy bills, stock market woes, financial education for kids, and warnings of bank scams: the stories we noticed this week.
17 October 2014 09:04 AM
Peer-to-peer lenders can offer higher returns to savers but come with much higher risks
14 October 2014 03:05 PM
Video: The Independent’s Personal Finance Editor Simon Read talks over the latest Money news with Headline London host Claudia-Liza Armah
14 October 2014 02:30 PM
Video: Fidelity's Alan Higham believes people could boost their pension income with the new freedoms announced in the latest budget
14 October 2014 12:54 PM
Video: Maike Currie of Fidelity Personal Investing thinks children should be taught about finance from the age of seven
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
- 1 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a more fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 NHS staff banned from drinking tea or coffee on the job because it looks like they're not working hard enough