Harriet has specialised in personal finance journalism for more than a decade, covering property, finance, and consumer issues.
She has worked as editor of The Observer newspaper’s Cash section, alongside writing for a wide range of newspapers, magazines and websites as a freelance journalist. These include the Guardian, Money Observer, Moneywise, Investors Chronicle, The Independent on Sunday, House Beautiful, and many others.
She has written several columns, including ‘Money Talks’ for the former London Property section of the Daily Telegraph, and ‘Going Green’ on ethical finance for The Observer.
Harriet began her career as a reporter on the Daily Telegraph’s Your Money, before a stint producing BBC Radio Five Live’s Wake up to Money and Breakfast show, and business slots on Radio 4’s Today Programme.
March 5, 2019
Check the fine print before signing a rental agreement. We explain what you need to know.
February 4, 2019
When it comes to finishing your tenancy, you'll want to end on good terms with your landlord and with your full deposit returned. Our tips are here to help.
January 29, 2019
Selling your home often involves signing up with an estate agent – make sure you know what this involves.
January 29, 2019
Selling your home can be a stressful time, but make sure to do the groundwork.
January 16, 2019
Selling a property at auction could help you shift your home quickly, but that doesn’t mean it’s right for everybody.
January 15, 2019
From finding a property to dealing with unexpected costs, renting your first home can be a complicated. Here’s our guide to help you on your way.
January 4, 2019
Looking for a way to make renting more affordable? Here's three ways you can cut the costs without compromising living standards.
January 3, 2019
There are plenty of websites that enable you to get things for free. We check out some of your options.
December 22, 2018
Retirement interest-only mortgages are, as their name suggests, aimed at older borrowers, aged 55 and over. Here’s how they work.
December 21, 2018
Considering gifting a property to your loved ones? Make sure you understand the financial implications first.
December 20, 2018
If you're earning an income from renting property, make sure you’re aware of your tax liabilities. Here's an overview of what you need to know.
December 18, 2018
Are you considering moving to a retirement village? Before signing up, check the small print.