Rosie joined MSE in September 2021 as a Money Writer. Before moving to MSE, she was head of communications for an estate agent comparison website, which mostly involved writing guides and articles about moving home.
On the weekend you'll usually find Rosie reading, trying to grow something too big for her balcony, or having a drink with some friends.
Latest from Rosie Hamilton
Reclaim mis-sold guarantor loans for free
If you got a guarantor loan that you couldn't afford to repay as the lender didn't check your finances properly or kept trying to sell you it again and again, you may be able to reclaim £100s or even £1,000s for FREE using our tool.
9 March 2023
10-minute benefits check
Benefits aren't only for those who are out of work. Thousands of people are missing out on money they're entitled to. This MoneySavingExpert calculator makes it easy to see which benefits you might be eligible for and how much you could get.
3 March 2023
Student credit cards
Student credit cards can be a useful budgeting tool, but should you get one and which card is best? This MoneySavingExpert guide has all you need to know.
2 March 2023
Free school meals
If you're on certain benefits, including universal credit and child tax credit, your child may be able to get free school meals during term time – as well as free support during the school holidays. This guide covers who's eligible, what you'll get, and how to apply. Crucially, you may need to apply for free school meals EVERY YEAR.
21 February 2023
Section 75 refunds
Section 75 protects your purchases over £100 if you use a credit card. This MoneySavingExpert guide tells you how to claim if something goes wrong.
21 February 2023
High limit credit cards
Premium credit cards offer a much higher credit limit than traditional cards. This MoneySavingExpert guide covers how high limit cards work, who's eligible, and whether they're the best choice.
10 February 2023
What is a good credit score?
In this MoneySavingExpert guide we look at how credit ratings are worked out, what makes a good credit score, and how you can make yourself more appealing to lenders.
3 February 2023
Help with childcare costs
Working parents can receive help with childcare costs through the aid of tax credits, tax-free childcare, free school schemes and more - MoneySavingExpert.
31 January 2023
For parents who enrolled by Oct 2018 the Government's Childcare Vouchers scheme saves them £1,000s a year in tax – find out more with Money Saving Expert
30 January 2023
More cost of living payments of up to £1,350 to be paid after 5 April - here's what you need to know
Millions of struggling households will receive additional 'cost of living' payments in 2023 and 2024, with the first set of cash to be paid after 6 April, the Government has today confirmed.
3 January 2023
Reclaim packaged bank account fees
Full Money Saving Expert guide to reclaim fees from mis-sold packaged bank accounts. Are you due £100s?
3 January 2023
Pension credit could boost your state pension income by £1,000s a year - use this Money Saving Expert guide to find if you're eligible and how to claim.
19 December 2022
National Minimum Wage
Many who think they're on national minimum wage are actually being paid LESS than they should be. The Low Pay Commission says around HALF A MILLION people could be affected. This guide explains what minimum wage is, what it covers, and what to do if you've been underpaid.
22 November 2022
Universal credit now across UK for new benefits claimants. This MoneySavingExpert guide explains how it works, how much you get and how to avoid hardship.
21 November 2022
Scottish child payment increased to £25 a week from today and more families can now get it – here’s how to apply
If you live in Scotland and claim certain means-tested benefits, and you have children under 16, you can now claim £25 a week per child in 'Scottish child payment'. The benefit has been extended to reach more families, while the amount you can claim has also been boosted. Over 400,000 children could now be eligible.
14 November 2022
The coronavirus pandemic has made many of us realise that serious illness can hit when we least expect it. Having to take time off work can be stressful both emotionally and financially. But there is support available if you're too unwell to work. This guide looks at what you could get in sick pay and how to claim it.
9 November 2022