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.
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.
09 March 2015 12:57 PM
Video: Pension expert Jamie Jenkins tells Simon Read what to be wary of when the new pension freedoms come into force in April
09 March 2015 12:06 AM
Research suggests councils are more likely to engage in aggressive enforcement action rather than offer affordable payment options to struggling tenants
09 March 2015 12:05 AM
The first of them, Zopa, has now lent nearly £750m
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Andreas Guenter Lubitz intentionally crashed flight 9525 into the Alps in act of mass murder and suicide – latest
- 1 Germanwings crash: Police make 'significant discovery' at home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz
- 2 Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
- 3 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 4 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 5 Jeremy Clarkson calls on trolls to leave producer Oisin Tymon alone: 'None of this is his fault'