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Matt FernellFinancial Content Writer

Matt Fernell spent 6 years covering personal finance for money.co.uk.

During his time with us he wrote extensively on car and travel insurance, as well as covering consumer rights, investing and more.

Matt Left money.co.uk in 2019.

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How to use a credit card for interest free purchases

0% credit cards do not charge you interest on your purchases for a set period of time. They're commonly used for buying big, expensive products so you can spread out the cost.

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What is the difference between Visa and MasterCard?

MasterCard and Visa work very similarly to one another. They are payment networks, which process payments when you spend using your credit, debit or prepaid card.

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How many credit cards should you have?

Here is how the number of cards you have can affect your finances and credit record, and what you can do about it.

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Tax Free Childcare vs Childcare Vouchers: which is best?

The Tax Free Childcare scheme replaced the old employer supported voucher system, but is it any better? Here's a look at what's changed and how it could hit your pocket.

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What is boat insurance?

Whether you have a yacht, narrowboat or dinghy you need to make sure it is protected on water or land. Here is everything you need to know about boat insurance.

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8 easy ways to cut your travel insurance costs

Travel insurance could save you thousands if something goes wrong when you are away, but do not pay over the odds for cover. Try these 8 ways to keep the cost down.

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ASU vs income protection insurance

ASU and income protection both pay an income if you can't work, but choosing the right one is vital to protect your household finances. Here is how to choose the right cover for you.

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Can you get cover for your pet with existing conditions?

Even If your pet has suffered an illness, you can still find a pet insurance policy to cover them. Here is what cover you can get for your pet's conditions and how to find it.

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How does gap insurance work?

If you have bought a new car, a gap insurance policy can cover the loss in value if your vehicle is written off. Here is how gap insurance works.

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How to get travel insurance as you get older

When you reach 65 years old your travel insurance premiums will be higher and your cover could be restricted. Here is how to find a policy that gives you the cover you want without paying over the odds.

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Can you get insurance to ride your bike abroad?

If you are planning to take your bike away on holiday with you, the right insurance policy will keep it protected. Here is how to insure yourself to cycle abroad.

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What is mortgage life insurance?

Have you heard about mortgage life insurance, but are uncertain what it is or how it works? Our guide can give you all the information you need to know.

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