logo-rebrand Skip to main content

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.

Finding the cheapest interest rate for loans

Find a Cheap Loan - Get a Cheap Loan Comparison Now

Need a low interest loan? Read the Uswitch guide on how to find and choose cheap loans. Compare low APR personal loans from £1,000 to £35,000

Learn more
Should you pay annually or monthly for your home insurance? coin purse

Cash ISAs for over 60s

Discover the best Cash ISA for Over 60s and find out how to choose the best ISA for your needs. Learn about the ISA rules and how they can help you save for the future.

Learn more
Guide to how prepaid cards work?

How to Easily Switch your Current Account

Changing banks is quick and simple to do. Find out how to change your current account and switch from one bank to a new one. Get a better deal on your new current account bank account.

Learn more

Bad Credit Mobile Phones - Contract Phones for Bad Credit

Are you looking for a contract mobile phone but have bad credit? Read our guide to learn how you can get a mobile phone contract even if you have or have had difficulties with for bad credit in the past.

Learn more
Guide to how prepaid cards work?

Prepaid Cards - the Facts about UK Prepaid Debit Cards

A prepaid debit card or prepaid credit card offers the convenience of a credit card, but instead of borrowing you only spend money you have pre-loaded on the prepaid credit card. Our guide explains just how to make use of a prepaid card.

Learn more

Credit Cards With High Limits for Excellent Credit Scores

High limit credit cards, also known as premium credit cards, have a much higher credit limit than traditional cards, and some offer unlimited spending. So are high limit credit cards a good idea for you?

Learn more

Premium bank accounts

Find out about packaged bank accounts and premium current accounts and whether they're really worth paying a monthly fee.

Learn more
Ethical banking

Current Accounts: Ethical banking and investments

Ethical banks are concerned with the social and environmental impacts of its financial activities - read our guide to find out more about ethical banking.

Learn more
Finding the best loans online

Online Loans | How to Find the Best Loans Online

Find out the best loans online to suit your needs. Save money now, compare loans online and apply for the right one for you.

Learn more
How to buy stocks and shares

Stocks and shares | Buying shares and what to do

Want to know how to buy stocks and shares and invest in the stockmarket? Our guide will explain what is a share, how to buy shares, and how risky are shares so that you can decide whether buying shares is a good idea for you.

Learn more
Sunset at a street of terraced houses with cars parked in resident bay around West Hampstead in London

What the Budget means for your pocket

What issues did the Chancellor try to tackle in the 2021 March Budget and what does it mean for your wallet? We look at what the government has announced and how it will affect people's pockets.

Learn more

How to buy cheap unemployment insurance

Find out how unemployment insurance can help you if you were to lose your job and discover out how income protection works.

Learn more