Emma Lunn

single

The price of being single

21 June 2017 13:06

The average cost of attending a wedding is £800 per couple, according to a press release from Nationwide which landed…

Leaseholders are now glorified tenants

31 May 2017 12:21

Ah, home ownership. It’s the holy grail of living arrangements, isn’t it? No more nasty landlords and money-grabbing letting agents.…

grief

Grieving families face unexpected tax bills

22 May 2017 12:43

Little-known rules regarding ‘death-in-service’ payouts from workplace pension schemes could see grieving families hit by shock five-figure tax bills. That’s…

Have you planned your digital legacy?

19 May 2017 12:53

Going through a loved one’s photos, books, music collection and possessions after they’ve passed away can be an emotional process.…

Your rights if you’re one of the 50,000 passengers kicked off a plane each year

19 April 2017 10:00

United Airlines will be cursing the day someone had the bright idea of building cameras into mobile phones. Video clips…

Destination hell: the prices of train tickets are out of control

1 March 2017 12:47

How far do you think £321 would get you from London? Halfway across the world maybe? Asia? The US? All…

Ban the rip-off ticket touts

21 February 2017 12:03

Among the baby photos and moans about the weather cluttering up my timeline the other day, a Facebook post by…

New Year, New You: cut the cost of getting fit

11 January 2017 11:54

Ah, January. The month when the nation’s gyms are full of red-faced newbies looking confused on the cross-trainer or baffled…

Why landlords need protection from rogue tenants

30 December 2016 10:00

What happens if you wander into Tesco, help yourself to some food and walk out without paying? I haven’t tried…

Don’t fall for the so-called ‘wealth gurus’

1 December 2016 11:27

Anyone can get rich. All you need is a positive mindset and a few quid to hand over to a…

Avoid the pitfalls of plonk and investing in fine wine will be something to cheer about

9 November 2016 11:29

If the ongoing Brexit saga (and, er, Trump’s win today) is enough to make you turn to drink, well, maybe…

Are we ready for app-only bank accounts? A growing number of firms think so

27 October 2016 11:25

Bank staff might no longer recognise your face when you walk into a branch – but a banking app might.…

How to save £919 on the new iPhone 7

27 September 2016 12:12

If I had £1 for every press release I’ve received in the past fortnight telling me how to save money…

Is the sharing economy over already? Yes, if letting companies get their way

16 August 2016 11:04

Sitting on the lanai (balcony) sipping a beer, the wind gently rustling through the palm trees and my Hawaiian hosts’…

Why a win for landlords is a win for everyone

14 June 2016 10:20

There was victory for a group of mortgage borrowers last week when Court of Appeal judges ruled West Bromwich Building…