About The Money Edit

The Money Edit’s mission is to ensure our readers save money and make money. We have news, guides and information to help you make smart decisions that make a difference to the money in your pocket. Written by a team of financial journalists and money experts, we help you make informed decisions with confidence. Our content is fair and clear and our editorial is independent – it is not influenced by advertisers. See below if you want to get in touch, as well as for more on our editorial code and why you can trust us.

The Money Edit – editorial code

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The Money Edit – get in touch

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Meet The Money Edit team

Katie Binns
Katie Binns

Katie Binns is a former staff writer at The Sunday Times where she wrote on personal finance, culture, travel and interviewed celebrities.  

Her investigative work on financial abuse has resulted in a number of mortgage prisoners being set free – and a nomination for Best Personal Finance Story of the Year at the Headlinemoney awards in 2021 and 2022.

Vaishali Varu
Vaishali Varu

Vaishali graduated in journalism from Leeds University. She has gained experience writing local stories around Leeds and Leicester, which includes writing for a university publication and Leicester Mercury. She has also done some marketing and copywriting for businesses.

When she is not writing about personal finance, Vaishali likes to travel and she's a foodie.

Ruth Emery
Ruth Emery

Ruth is passionate about helping people feel more confident about their finances. She was previously editor of Times Money Mentor, and prior to that was deputy Money editor at The Sunday Times. 

A multi-award winning journalist, Ruth started her career on a pensions magazine at the FT Group, and has also worked at Money Observer and Money Advice Service. 

Outside of work, she is a mum to two young children, a magistrate and an NHS volunteer.

Sue Hayward
Sue Hayward

Sue Hayward is a personal finance and consumer journalist, broadcaster and author who regularly chats on TV and Radio on ways to get more power for your pound.  Sue’s written for a wide range of publications including the Guardian, i Paper, Good Housekeeping, Lovemoney and My Weekly. Cats, cheese and travel are Sue’s passions away from her desk!

John Fitzsimons
John Fitzsimons

John Fitzsimons has been writing about finance since 2007, and is a former editor of Mortgage Solutions and loveMONEY. Since going freelance in 2016 he has written for publications including The Sunday Times, The Mirror, The Sun, The Daily Mail and Forbes, and is committed to helping readers make more informed decisions about their money.

Guy Anker
Guy Anker

Guy has extensive experience in personal finance journalism having joined The Money Edit after 13 years at MoneySavingExpert.com, most recently as deputy editor, and working closely alongside Martin Lewis. 

He has also worked at the Daily Mail as a personal finance reporter and his work has appeared in The Sun, Guardian, Observer, Mirror and other national newspapers. 

As a money and consumer expert, Guy is a regular guest on TV and radio – appearing on BBC News, BBC Radio 4, Sky News, ITV News and more. 

Guy also often speaks at events and appears on personal finance discussion panels. He has also been a judge for numerous industry awards. 

When he is not working on helping the public save money, he thinks he's a good bargain-hunter, whether by haggling on his broadband bill or spending hours researching the cheapest hotels for family holidays. But he's less good with his money when it comes to football, witnessed by the £1,400 he shells out each year on his Arsenal season ticket.

Our contributors


Steve Webb

Steve Webb was Minister of State for Pensions between 2010 and 2015, the longest-serving holder of the post. During that time he implemented major reforms to the state pension system, oversaw the successful introduction of automatic enrolment and played a key role in the new pension freedoms implemented in April 2015.

Steve was a Liberal Democrat MP from 1997 to 2015. Before this he was professor of social policy at Bath University for two years, having previously worked for nine years as an economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Steve graduated with a first class honours degree in PPE from Oxford University in 1986. He was awarded a knighthood in the New Year’s honours in 2017.

Following his time in Parliament he worked for Royal London for four years before joining LCP as a partner in 2020.


Rachel Lacey

Rachel Lacey is freelance journalist with more than 20 years' experience writing about all areas of personal finance and retirement planning.

After 17 years at Moneywise magazine as both writer and editor, Rachel now writes for a variety of websites and newspapers as well as corporate clients.

She is passionate about financial education and simplifying money matters for all.


Rachel Wait

Rachel Wait is a freelance journalist. She has been writing about personal finance and consumer affairs for over a decade, covering everything from credit cards and mortgages to pensions and insurance. 

She has written for a range of websites and national newspapers, including Mail on Sunday, the Observer, Forbes and the Spectator.


Ruth Jackson-Kirby

Ruth is a personal finance journalist with 17 years’ experience writing about everything from pensions to pet insurance. Ruth started her career as a staff writer for MoneyWeek and she continues to edit their personal finance section. Ruth also writes for numerous national publications including The Sunday Times, The Times, The Mail on Sunday and Good Housekeeping. Ruth is passionate about ethical investing and encouraging people to take control of their finances and not be put off by jargon. 


Georgie Frost

Georgie is a multi award-winning financial broadcaster and journalist. She is a trusted voice on all matters personal finance and consumer affairs, hosting a number of money podcasts and appearing regularly on TV, radio and in print. 

Georgie speaks with both authority and personal experience. Before moving into money journalism, Georgie spent a decade traveling around the country as a BBC sports broadcaster, however a spinal injury changed that. 

Georgie's journey into and out of debt due to her injury sparked a deep interest in consumer rights, financial education and social mobility, which drives much of her work today.


Simon Read

Simon Read was the last personal finance editor at The Independent newspaper and now reports on finance matters for the BBC, The Evening Standard, The Daily Mirror and The Sun. He champions consumer rights and is a commentator on a range of tv and radio shows, such as Watchdog on BBC1, Sky News, Channel 5 News, Radio 5 Live, LBC and Talk Radio. He was a money expert on three series of the BBC1 TV show Right On The Money and presented a BBC Radio 4 documentary on fraud as well as battling for fair treatment from companies for two years in his Moneywise Fights For Your Rights column.


Hannah Nemeth

Hannah Nemeth has written on topics including consumer rights, personal finance, homes and property for magazines, newspapers and websites including DIYgarden.co.uk, Ocean Finance, Moneywise, and The Daily Telegraph. In her spare time, she grows her own veg, plays bridge and looks at ways to save money on her household bills.


Emma Lunn

Emma Lunn is an award-winning freelance journalist who specialises in personal finance. She has more than 17 years’ experience writing for national newspapers, trade and consumer magazines, and specialist websites. She has a particular interest in writing about property and mortgages, and enjoys explaining complex issues in an easy-to-understand way.


Laura Shannon

Laura Shannon is an award-winning consumer and money journalist with more than a decade of experience in her field. Previously she has written for Metro, The Times and The Mail on Sunday, where she was personal finance correspondent for eight years. She is passionate about helping people to save money and manage it more effectively.


Cathy Hudson

Cathy has been a journalist since 2001 and specialises in money, property and technology. Before going freelance in 2018 she worked at Which? for 12 years, first as a money writer then as an editor in the money, home, tech and cars teams. Publications she has written for as a freelancer include Loveproperty.com, Lovemoney.com, The i Paper, the London Evening Standard, Which? and Which? Computing


Sabuhi Gard

Sabuhi is a freelance journalist, content writer, and editor. Her work includes writing for national newspapers, media agencies, and websites covering finance. With two decades of experience, Sabuhi has worked for the FT, Times Online, ITN On, Guardian, Express, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Independent, Independent on Sunday, and inews.


Abbie Laughton-Coles

Abbie is a freelance journalist and was previously managing editor at GoCompare. She spends her time making sure readers know how to save money on their bills and get the best deals.

Before joining GoCompare, she was at a tech start-up and wrote for a number of different publications, including The Daily Post.


Amanda Bathory-Griffiths

With almost a decade of experience in branded publishing, Amanda is a personal finance and automotive specialist.


Maria McCarthy

Maria McCarthy is a freelance journalist, author of The Girls' Car Handbook and a frequent commentator on motoring matters on radio and TV.

She has written for a number of titles, including Good Housekeeping and Saga magazines, helping you make the most of their money when it comes to managing your car.

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