Boring Money Founder and MD Holly Mackay has been working in the investments industry since 1998. She’s a successful entrepreneur and previously established and sold another business which she started when 6 months pregnant with…full bio

Expertise Divorce, Investments, ISAs
Ladies Losing Out, Tired Parents, Sandwich Man

Lesley is the proud joint-owner of Simplified Money, a growing community of individuals and businesses who want to dream about their retirement and are looking for help, support, guidance and fully regulated advice to help…full bio

Expertise Retirement, Divorce
Ladies Losing Out, Rebellious Renters

Sophie chose not to go to university and worked in retail before joining her first IFA firm as an administer and very quickly progressed to a paraplanning role. Four years later she became a Financial…full bio

Expertise ISAs, Saving for a property
Ladies Losing Out, Rebellious Renters

David started Mansion House Capital with his (now) wife back in 2000. They advise across all areas of finance and mainly look after London-based professionals who are too busy and/or too bored (!) to prioritise…full bio

Expertise ISAs, Mortgages
Tired Parents

Martin is a Chartered Financial Planner, Chartered Wealth Manager and Fellow of the Personal Finance Society. His day job is managing director of Informed Choice, the award-winning firm of Chartered Financial Planners in Cranleigh, Surrey….full bio

Expertise School fees, ISAs
Tired Parents

Malcolm is a super wise Owl! He joined EY as an Executive Director in 2003 and has done over 100 client engagements involving business strategy, operating model design and commercial due diligence. His clients…full bio

Expertise Retirement, Insurance
Rebellious Renters

Danny’s a cycling geek, works for the huge online broker Hargreaves Lansdown and has over 27 years’ experience in finance. He’s pretty well qualified! He’s won the Money Management Financial Planner of the year award…full bio

Expertise Pensions, Tax
Rebellious Renters

Pete is our lovely Cornish Owl! He is a Chartered and Certified Financial Planner and serves as Managing Director of Jacksons Wealth Management. He is also a prolific financial blogger and podcaster at with…full bio

Expertise Retirement, School fees
Rebellious Renters

The (relatively!) youthful Adam is a self-described Finance Nerd. He’s a Chartered Financial Planner and a fellow of the Personal Finance Society (blah blah blah). More interestingly, he works primarily with up and coming…full bio

Expertise Pensions, Saving for a property
Rebellious Renters

John is a chartered accountant specialising in financial services and joined National IFA Torquil Clark in 2003. He became MD of Torquil Clark in 2004 and led the company to four acquisitions in 18 months…full bio

Expertise Investments, Tax
Ladies Losing Out

The very lovely Cherry Reynard has been a financial journalist since 2000, after an ill-fated spell as a (bad) tax accountant. She has written for a wide range of titles including the Financial Times, Telegraph,…full bio

Expertise School fees, General Meltdown
Ladies Losing Out, Tired Parents

I have been a financial planner for around 10 years now and prior to that I worked in a large pensions company. After a few years at the pensions company I decided I would be…full bio

Expertise Retirement, Investments, General Meltdown
Tired Parents

The pretty awesome Michelle started her career by advising small companies on their pension schemes and after a brief stint with an investment platform company, she took over at the helm of The Pensions Advisory…full bio

Expertise Pensions, Retirement
Ladies Losing Out

Tamsin started her career as a mortgage adviser, which allowed her to discover what she didn’t want to do. She has worked for a range of IFA firms and is now in her spiritual home…full bio

Expertise Saving for a property, Tax
Ladies Losing Out, Rebellious Renters

Fed up of seeing clients being sold products and getting a shoddy service I set up The Red House in 2007 in the belief that there was a better way of helping people answer those…full bio

Expertise Divorce, School fees, Investments
Ladies Losing Out, Tired Parents

Mark has over twenty years’ experience in finance. Before becoming Director General of the EIS Association, he was Head of Research & Development at Mazars, a leading UK financial planning firm. Mark is highly qualified…full bio

Expertise Tax, Cash savings
Tired Parents

Lena has spent over 20 years working in Financial Services, principally for High Street Banks. However, through a desire to strike out on her own, become her own boss and invest in the future of…full bio

Expertise Investments, Divorce, Retirement
Ladies Losing Out, Tired Parents

An Independent Financial Adviser who uses his ears and mouth in the proportions they were received. Ripping out the three letter abbreviations and jargon, because as a great advert once said “Life’s complicated enough.” Husband,…full bio

Expertise Pensions, Investments, General Meltdown
Tired Parents

Fell into this profession aged 23 through lack of knowing what else to do. Spent 26 years doing most things from advising clients to running a wealth management division (Noble Lowndes, Barclays, AIB, W…full bio

Expertise Investments, Retirement, General Meltdown
Ladies Losing Out

Chris started his financial planning practice, Ovation Finance, back in 2000. He’s always been focussed on money as a means to an end, an approach which culminated in the publication of his Financial Wellbeing book…full bio

Expertise Pensions, Retirement, General Meltdown
Ladies Losing Out, Sandwich Man