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.
18 November 2014 12:41 PM
Video: Simon Read offers some advice on ensuring you enjoy Christmas without the financial hangover
15 November 2014 12:01 AM
Scottish Power has been put on notice by the energy regulator to sort out its customer service or face a sales ban.
14 November 2014 08:37 PM
Isn’t the Government sorting this problem out?
14 November 2014 08:31 PM
Alternative finance, such as peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding, is doubling in size every year and could reach £4.4bn in 2015.
14 November 2014 10:55 AM
Overcharging on energy bills; payday lenders charge capped; Barclays’ savers warning; new credit card deals; cheap Eurostar trips; the stories we noticed this week.
13 November 2014 01:37 PM
Video: Simon Read tells you what you need to know about how to handle going into the red
12 November 2014 04:28 PM
Simon Read talks over the latest Money news with Headline London host Claudia-Liza Armah
12 November 2014 12:49 AM
From January interest rates will be capped at a daily rate of 0.8% of the amount borrowed
12 November 2014 12:00 AM
Each winter, one older person dies every seven minutes from cold weather
11 November 2014 06:11 PM
A common trick is to have a 12-month introductory bonus rate on savings
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
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