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.
13 March 2015 12:10 AM
There seem to be few who think that the energy market is working well for consumers. But finding a solution that ensures fairer prices for all has eluded the Coalition Government.
12 March 2015 04:20 PM
You have an allowance right to stash up to £15,000 of your savings in a tax-free account, but you must use it by 5 April...
11 March 2015 11:40 AM
Councils have to chase debts, but not so aggressively
11 March 2015 11:38 AM
Pension expert John Lawson talks on why improved longevity is something to plan for carefully
11 March 2015 01:28 AM
The City watchdog yesterday accused payday lenders of unfair practices, particularly when dealing with people in debt.
11 March 2015 01:13 AM
Ahead of a major report on the industry, the Energy Secretary talks to Simon Read about what needs to be done to help consumers get better deals (and whether it will still be any of his business after the election)
10 March 2015 01:43 PM
The Independent's Personal Finance Editor Simon Read talks over the latest Money news
10 March 2015 09:03 AM
The Financial Conduct Authority found non-compliance in all reviewed firms
10 March 2015 12:43 AM
Report condemns lack of advice and protection in pension freedoms
10 March 2015 12:00 AM
The Government has handed us all unprecedented freedom to choose to do whatever we like with our retirement savings. Anyone aged 55 or over can take advantage in just a few weeks, from 6 April.
In defence of liberal democracy
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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