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Rachel Wait

Personal Finance Journalist

About the author

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.

Education

Rachel holds a BA English Honours from the University of Exeter, and it was while at university that she began to explore her talent for writing and storytelling. In her final couple of years, she held the position of Features Editor for the university’s student newspaper, Exeposé.

After graduating, Rachel quickly began to build her reputation in the field of journalism, working for loveMONEY as Deputy Editor, TravelSupermarket as Editor, and MoneySupermarket as Managing Editor. Over the years, she has become well-regarded for her skills as a features writer and editor, as well as for online journalism, publishing, and copywriting.

Experience

When she’s not creating confectionary masterpieces at home, she’s on the job, scouting out the top stories on personal finance topics such as life insurance, personal loans, equity release, and credit cards, as well as pursuing her interest in energy and home improvement.

You can find her articles in top publications, including 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.

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Rachel Wait
Personal Finance Journalist

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.
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Since joining the editorial team at SovereignBoss, Katherine has become focused on bringing transparency to finances and opportunities for those approaching retirement age. She writes on the topics of equity release, home reversion, and mortgages.
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