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Matt FernellFinancial Content Writer

Matt Fernell spent 6 years covering personal finance for money.co.uk.

During his time with us he wrote extensively on car and travel insurance, as well as covering consumer rights, investing and more.

Matt Left money.co.uk in 2019.

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How to get a credit card if you have bad credit

If you have struggled with debt in the past, you may still be able to get a credit card. Here is how to get a credit card with a poor credit history and start to rebuild your credit record for the future.

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How long does it take to get a credit card?

It can take up to 10 working days for your credit card to arrive in the post. But you may be approved for the card on the same day you apply.

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How many credit cards should you have?

Here is how the number of cards you have can affect your finances and credit record, and what you can do about it.

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Tax Free Childcare vs Childcare Vouchers: which is best?

The Tax Free Childcare scheme replaced the old employer supported voucher system, but is it any better? Here's a look at what's changed and how it could hit your pocket.

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What is commercial van insurance?

If you use a van to make a living, it is vital you get the right protection so that you are covered if something goes wrong. Here is how commercial van insurance works.

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Is it worth getting gap insurance?

Gap insurance can protect the value of your vehicle if you have an accident or it is stolen, but is it worth buying? Here is how to work out if gap insurance is right for you.

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Can you get cover for your pet with existing conditions?

Even If your pet has suffered an illness, you can still find a pet insurance policy to cover them. Here is what cover you can get for your pet's conditions and how to find it.

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Your ultimate checklist for getting control of your cash

Get on top of your finances, stay out of debt and make the most of your money with this ultimate checklist. Here's what you need to do to get control of your cash.

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How does gap insurance work?

If you have bought a new car, a gap insurance policy can cover the loss in value if your vehicle is written off. Here is how gap insurance works.

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What cover do you need for a golf buggy?

If you own an electric golf buggy or cart, the right insurance policy can protect you if you have an accident. Here is how golf buggy insurance works.

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Your ultimate checklist for a stress free holiday

Your holiday is a time to relax and concentrate on enjoying yourself, so let us help take the stress out of preparing for your trip. Here's everything you need to do before you jet off.

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What is mortgage life insurance?

Have you heard about mortgage life insurance, but are uncertain what it is or how it works? Our guide can give you all the information you need to know.

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