Skip to main content Accessibility Statement

Alan Thomas

Alan is the Senior Digital Editor at the Money Advice Service. Having joined in May 2017, he's worked in marketing, the smartphone industry, the third sector, and now in finance.

Latest Posts

How much are NHS dental charges?

01 Jul 2019

Here's a rundown of how much the most common dental treatments cost on the NHS.


Speeding fines & tickets - How much do you have to pay?

11 Feb 2019

Here's a summary of how much speeding fines are, plus some info on when they arrive, when you might get disqualified, and what that 14-day rule is all about


Am I entitled to a free eye test and NHS optical vouchers?

14 Dec 2018

If you’ve not had an eye test for a few years, you might be surprised how much your eye sight has changed. Here’s how to find out if you’re entitled to a free eye test or NHS optical vouchers.


What is credit card fraud and how can I prevent it?

13 Dec 2018

Make sure you’re not a target of credit card fraud by finding out exactly what credit card fraud is and how to prevent it.


How much deposit do I need for a mortgage?

05 Sep 2018

The deposit for buying a house is the first hard step to overcome. Here's how much deposit you need to get a mortgage.