Claer Barrett is the personal finance editor. She edits the weekend Money section, co-presents the FT Money Show podcast, and writes for the weekday newspaper and FT.com.
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Several retailers agree to take old coins from customers
Never pay in pounds if you’re abroad — you’ll face a high price
FT Money editor Claer Barrett on the rise in inflation, the best ways to Brexit-proof your investment portfolio and a look at how the Germans save and invest
Party conference outlines policy direction on student loans, housing and pensions
Last minute air fares to Europe for October up by average of 23 per cent
In this week's FT Money show, presenter Claer Barrett asks James Pickford if art can ever be regarded as an alternative asset class
Investment house plans to phase out flat rate across active equity funds
Many users believe these services are unbiased — they are sadly deluded
FT Money editor Claer Barrett hears what lessons in money FT writers would pass on to today's school leavers
FT Money editor Claer Barrett on Chinese shares, Ryanair passengers and solar panels.
Rolling over debt is a ticking time bomb
FT Money editor Claer Barrett on how to spot a financial scam, finance for freelancers and investing in wine
Apps will not help you pick your way through the chaos
As students leave for university, prepare for some valuable financial lessons
FT Money editor Claer Barrett on problems at Barclays new Smart Investor website, financial tips for new university students and the benefits of active fund management.
Experts debate the money problems of the fictional English village
FT Money editor Claer Barrett on the financial advice we would love to give the characters on the Archers, more Rich People's Problems, and small-cap shares.
It’s surprisingly easy to earn up to 5 per cent with some canny manoeuvring
The growing consumer movement fighting for the ‘right to repair’
Those aged 65 and over account for growing slice of taxpayers
Work until you’re 68, says government, as state pension slips further away
Some sufferers charged up to £1,000 for an annual policy
The Taylor Review calls into question payments for domestic services
PCP is a complicated and expensive product, pushed by silver-tongued sales people
Technology can help retrieve stolen possessions — but the police may not approve