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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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What are the best ways to pay for your wedding?

Your wedding will be an amazing day, but an expensive one. Choosing the right way to pay for your big day could help you come in on budget.

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How to start investing in shares

Has your savings rate got you looking for alternative ways to use your hard-earned money? Whether it's for long term growth or to generate income, investing in shares can be a profitable way to use your savings!

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Should I increase my insurance excess?

Increasing the excess on your insurance can mean cheaper premiums, but it will also mean you pay out more if you need to make a claim. We discuss the pros and cons.

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How does the Tax-Free Childcare scheme work?

The Tax-Free Childcare scheme supports parents' childcare costs and replaced the existing Employer Supported Childcare.

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Insurance - what do you need and what can you live without?

We discuss which insurance policies are essential and which ones you can afford to live without.

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How to unlock your mobile phone

Tired of missing out on a cheaper mobile deal because your phone is stuck with one network? We explain how to unlock your phone so you can have the freedom to move to any network you like.

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7 simple ways to cut the cost of your commute

Commuting to and from work is unavoidable and can be expensive so here are a few ways you could cut the cost of commuting.

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How to write a budget

Take control of your money and find out what you're spending it on every month. Here is how to draw up a budget to stay on top of your finances.

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How much equity do you have in your property?

Have you ever wondered how much equity you've got tied up in your house? It's a very useful thing to know; here we explain exactly what you need to do to find out!

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What are OEICs?

OEICs may be an attractive option for new investors, but before you make a decision you need to understand the basics. This guide covers everything you need to know about OEICs before investing your money.

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Should you invest in a buy-to-let property?

Investing in a buy to let property can be a profitable way to use your money, but there are downsides you need to consider. Here are the pros and cons of buying a property to rent out.

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What is the best way to invest your money?

Investing can earn you better returns than a savings account, but it puts your money at risk. Here are the different ways you can invest your cash.

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