Rachel Wait: Financial Wisdom for the Over 65s

Rachel Wait

Freelance Personal Finance Journalist & Editor
Rachel Wait, an award winning high-experienced journalist specialising in personal finance, is renowned for insightful reporting that helps readers understand and interpret personal finance information.
Meet Rachel
Rachel is an experienced finance journalist and editor with a particular interest in personal finance and consumer affairs.

She has vast experience writing about money issues, property, insurance, and consumer affairs, and you’ll find her articles regularly featured in top media and newspaper publications.

She simplifies complex retirement finance topics, particularly in equity release, reverse mortgages and lifetime mortgages. Her work emphasizes ethical practices and consumer education, striving for transparency in the UK's equity release sector.
Author Knows About
Author Knows About
  • Financial Services
  • Equity Release
  • Mortgages
  • Retirement Mortgages
  • Personal Finance
  • Consumer Affairs

Academic History

Rachel, a BA English Honours graduate from the University of Exeter, discovered her flair for writing and storytelling during her university years. She honed these skills as the Features Editor for Exeposé, the university’s student newspaper, in her final years there.
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Work Experience

Rachel is on the Job

Rachel loves the rush of uncovering leading stories in personal finance, covering areas like life insurance, personal loans, equity release, and credit cards, while also exploring her passion for energy and home improvement.

Her articles have been featured in prominent publications such as the 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.

  • Financial Services
  • Equity Release
  • Mortgages
  • Retirement
  • Mortgages
  • Personal Finance
  • Consumer Affairs
  • University of Exeter
  • ThisIsMoney.co.uk
  • MoneySupermarket.co.uk
  • Forbes.com
  • TheSun.co.uk
  • TheMoneyEdit.com
  • IdealHome.co.uk
  • TheGuardian.com
  • Specatator.co.uk
  • Standard.co.uk
  • Finder.com
  • GoodTo.com
  • Muckrack.com
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