About Katherine Denham

Katherine Denham is a features writer, covering personal finance, trading, and entrepreneurs.

2019 Articles

Islamic finance 101: Debunking the common myths
Islamic finance 101: Debunking the common myths
Islamic finance is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world, targeting a vast portion of the global population that [...]
October 1, 2019
Men-u's mission to fix the cosmetic industry's plastic problem
Men-u's mission to fix the cosmetic industry's plastic problem
There are no two ways about it: the cosmetic industry has a problem with plastic. Most households are plugged with [...]
July 31, 2019
No one-trick pony: How Polo in the Park has brought the sport to the masses
No one-trick pony: How Polo in the Park has brought the sport to the masses
In 2009, when City workers emerged bleary-eyed and hungover from the financial crisis, partying definitely wasn’t on the priority list. [...]
June 3, 2019
Coping with our confusing and expensive childcare system
Coping with our confusing and expensive childcare system
Childcare is notoriously expensive in the UK. For UK parents with two children, around 46 per cent of household income [...]
May 29, 2019
Taking the higher ground rent: How homeowners can stop themselves falling victim to dubious leasehold contracts
Taking the higher ground rent: How homeowners can stop themselves falling victim to dubious leasehold contracts
Finally able to buy your first home, you skip away from the rat race that is the rental system, proudly [...]
May 28, 2019
How to cope with the confusion around social care costs
How to cope with the confusion around social care costs
Distracted by the ongoing Brexit crisis, the government appears to have shoved the not-so-small issue of social care to one [...]
May 22, 2019
How a relationship break-up spurred this founder to build 'Ebay for travel' to help flog unwanted holidays
How a relationship break-up spurred this founder to build 'Ebay for travel' to help flog unwanted holidays
When you think of unwanted items, holidays don’t tend to spring to mind. But according to Simon Powell, founder of [...]
May 20, 2019
The big fixer-upper: How to solve the problems in the mortgage market
The big fixer-upper: How to solve the problems in the mortgage market
We've sent people into space, built driverless cars, and engineered robots that can think like us. And yet, fixing the [...]
May 15, 2019
Four ways passive investing has altered the markets
Four ways passive investing has altered the markets
Ever since the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) listed in Europe 19 years ago, passive investing has proved hugely popular. ETFs [...]
May 14, 2019
Barbies and princesses: The game-changer in gender-stereotyped toys
Barbies and princesses: The game-changer in gender-stereotyped toys
"Can I be an astronaut if I’m a girl?” That was the question asked by Katy Alexander’s four-year-old daughter, Zabel. To [...]
May 13, 2019
Expensive business: Five ways to prepare your finances for your first child
Expensive business: Five ways to prepare your finances for your first child
It has arrived. And I’m not just talking about the royal baby, but the mania – the 23-page newspaper spreads, the [...]
May 9, 2019
Black Sheep on stirring up the coffee industry, volcanic plantations, and helping the homeless
Black Sheep on stirring up the coffee industry, volcanic plantations, and helping the homeless
We might be a nation best known for drinking tea, but Brits are increasingly obsessed with coffee. According to market [...]
May 7, 2019
Failing to discuss your finances with loved ones could cost you thousands – here's how to broach the subject
Failing to discuss your finances with loved ones could cost you thousands – here's how to broach the subject
They say money talks. But actually, it turns out that it doesn’t, because discussing financial matters is a subject that [...]
May 1, 2019
Failing to discuss your finances with loved ones could cost you thousands – here's how to broach the subject
Failing to discuss your finances with loved ones could cost you thousands – here's how to broach the subject
They say money talks. But actually, it turns out that it doesn’t, because discussing financial matters is a subject that [...]
May 1, 2019