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Marianne Curphey

Articles and guides written by Marianne Curphey

Marianne Curphey

Marianne CurpheyFinance Writer

One of the foremost personal finance writers in the UK, Marianne is an award-winning journalist, content strategist and author. She specialises in financial services, investment and insurance. She has held executive roles at The Guardian and The Times and was the launch editor of Money, the Guardian’s financial website, and deputy editor of Guardian Online.

She is the author of two books: E-cash: a guide to managing your money online, and How Money Works: A Dorling Kindersley guide to economics, money and finance.

She writes on money for The Times, Sunday Times, the Daily Telegraph and the BBC, and contributes to numerous websites and magazines.

Guide to credit cards for the unemployed

Top savings accounts & ISAs: The Uswitch guide

What is the top savings account? We help you find the best instant access savings accounts, best regular savings accounts & the best online savings accounts

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Child Savings Accounts: A Guide To Children's Bank Accounts

Want to know more about child savings accounts and how to find the best children's bank accounts around? Use Uswitch to find the best accounts for child savings.

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Best savings account: find the best saving rates with Uswitch

Looking for the best savings account? Find out how to pick the best savings account and compare savings accounts to find the best one for you with Uswitch.

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Loans explained: all you need to know

A comprehensive guide about loans with all the information you need before taking out a loan

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What happens if I can't repay my loan?

What Happens if I Can't Repay My Loan?

Taking out a loan is a big commitment, which can have a great impact on your finances and credit score. In this guide we explore, what happens if you don't pay your loan.

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Early Repayment Charges and Repayment Penalties

What are early repayment charges and early repayment penalties and how do they affect which loan you choose? Uswitch.com explains what to watch out for.

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Investments and tax

Investments and tax - Income tax brackets and tax rules

Both income and capital gains from investments may be subject to tax, but the tax rules can be complicated. Uswitch explains how tax affects investments.

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Corporate bond investment options and gilts explained

What are corporate bonds and gilts, should you be investing? Get the facts on corporate bonds and gilts from Uswitch.

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Approved door locks for home insurance

In this guide we tell you about all of the approved locks and how this added piece of security could save you some cash on your home insurance premiums.

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How to use a credit card

How to use a credit card

Credit cards can be a cheap way to borrow money, but there are good and bad ways to use them. Our guide discusses, how to use a credit card, what can you use them for? What are the benefits? And in what circumstances should they be avoided?

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Top 10 home security tips

Read our top 10 home security tips for securing your home, and making sure your home insurance policy is valid. Compare home insurance quotes with Uswitch in minutes.

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Stoozing - make money with your credit cards

Stoozing is a term for savvy use of credit cards to make money from interest rates, but how does it work?

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