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Rachel Wait

Finance Expert Contributor

About the Author

Rachel Wait has been writing about personal finance and consumer affairs for more than a decade, helping people to get to grips with their money and cut through the jargon.

Having worked as a journalist at both Shares Magazine and, she then spent eight years as an editor at price comparison site MoneySuperMarket.

Her work has appeared on range of websites and in national newspapers including Forbes, Money to the Masses, the Spectator, Mail on Sunday and the Observer.

She’s written on almost every financial topic, from car insurance and credit cards to pensions and mortgages.   

Articles written by Rachel

Young couple in his car, happy to drive on a country road. Happy young women and young men in car
17 February 2023

Adding a named driver: secondary car insurance - Uswitch

Are there any advantages to adding another driver to your car insurance policy? How easy is it? Could it help bring down the cost of your car insurance premiums? Find out in our guide.

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Car MOT: How to check MOT history and get reminders
18 August 2020

MOT checklist: how to help your vehicle pass

If your car is due its annual MOT, read on to find out all you need to know about average MOT costs, what the test covers, common fails, and the steps you can take to ensure your vehicle passes with flying colours.

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