Helen Barnett

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Helen is a journalist, editor and copywriter with 15 years' experience writing across print and digital publications. She previously edited the Daily Express website and has won awards as a reporter. Read more here.

Porsche owner blasts ‘profiteering’ dealers after £600 oil change bill

A Porsche owner said car dealers are acting like "cartels" after he was quoted nearly £600 for an oil change.

Energy habits causing most family arguments revealed - but how much do they actually cost?

The energy usage gripes that cause the most family arguments have been revealed - but are they the habits costing you the most money?

Millions of car owners could be due payout worth thousands of pounds after FCA probe

Millions of drivers could be owed compensation after being charged too much for car finance.

Home insurance cost soars 19% - but £560m storm payout shows ‘importance of cover’

The cost of buildings and contents home insurance rose 19% last year as bad weather battered the UK.

More than £1 trillion in savings earning less than 2% - best accounts to switch to today

Are you making the most of your savings? Because more than £1 trillion is thought to be languishing in low interest accounts in the UK.

Half of self-employed DON'T save in a pension - so should you invest?

Almost half of self-employed workers are not paying into a pension each month, a new study suggests.

New heat pump grant gives homeowners £10,000 discount

A new heat pump grant has launched meaning homeowners can now get up to £10,000 off the cost of their air source or ground source heat...

Young drivers and parents risking fraud to save money on car insurance – are you ‘fronting’?

Young drivers are being warned against a common tactic to get cheap car insurance which is an act of fraud.

Airport security's 100ml liquid rule change faces delays across UK

The 100ml limit on liquids at airports is set to continue through the summer holidays at the UK's biggest transport hubs will miss the...

Supermarket staples in sneaky shrinkflation tactics to appear cheaper

Supermarkets are being urged to be more transparent about shrinkflation as brands cut the size of products to avoid huge price hikes.

Warning as sophisticated WhatsApp job scam cases soar 800% in a year

Job hunters are being warned after reports of a sophisticated and long-winded scam have soared.

Funeral cost soars in ‘cost of dying’ crisis

The cost of dying has hit a record high fuelling an increase in the number of pauper's funerals.