Rachel Wait

Rachel Wait

Personal Finance Expert

About the author

Rachel Wait is a consumer journalist and editor with vast experience in the world of personal finance. Her work spans a wide variety of subjects including money matters, insurance, property and consumer affairs. She frequently appears in top publications and media platforms.

Education

Rachel has an Honours Degree in English from Exeter University and is naturally skilled in writing and narrative structure. As a student she held the position of Features Editor at her university’s newspaper.

Since graduating, her roles have included Deputy Editor for loveMONEY, Editor for TravelSupermarket and Managing Editor for MoneySupermarket. She has an excellent reputation as a writer and editor and is also a sought after online journalist and marketer. 

Experience

Rachel is constantly writing articles on her major passion, personal finance. She loves simplifying money matters for everyone. She writes on topics such as life insurance, personal loans, equity release and credit cards. She also has a keen interest in home improvement and energy utilisation.

When she’s not hard at work, she enjoys spending time at home creating confectionery masterpieces! 

You can find her articles in publications such as Mail on Sunday, The Observer, Evening Standard, Top Ten Reviews, The Spectator, Forbes Advisor UK, Uswitch, Money to the Masses, Swoop Funding, The Money Edit, Finder, Shares Magazine, loveMONEY and MoneySuperMarket.

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