About Pension Times

As the financial services industry continues to evolve, the range of products and services available means we have more choice than ever before. However, more choice, and the addition of new products and services to the market, can make finding the best solutions confusing and challenging.

At Pension Times, it’s our aim to simplify the experience of both learning about and choosing those financial products and services that may be beneficial to you. From information around day-to-day budgeting and personal financial management to long-term investments and inheritance tax planning, here at Pension Times we aim to have you covered for all your financial queries and concerns.

Know our Authors

Karl Tippins
Karl Tippins

Karl joined Age Group in 2020 as Editor-in-Chief for the group's entire collection of websites. Karl is an experienced finance writer in his own right, with expertise on everything from financial planning and budgeting to identifying financial mis-selling.

Wajahat Raja
Wajahat Raja

Wajahat joined Pension Times in 2022 and is vastly experienced in writing about various financial subjects, products, and services.

Stela Gineva
Stela Gineva

Stela joined Age Group in May 2021 and is an expert around a variety of finance topics, particularly financial planning and pensions. Stela lives in a picturesque Yorkshire village with her boyfriend and enjoys gardening and reading.

Joshua Moynehan
Joshua Moynehan

Joshua joined Age Group in 2020 following a successful career as a stockbroker. Joshua specialises in finance topics and particularly how technology can be used to navigate financial markets and concepts. In his spare time, Joshua enjoys travelling, gardening and keeping fit.

Boma Wokoma
Boma Wokoma

Boma joined Age Group in 2020 and specialises in creating finance content for both B2C and B2B audiences.

Mark Benson
Mark Benson

Mark joined Age Group in 2020 and has over 10 years’ experience specialising in writing around property, finance, and investment subjects.

Lee Stone
Lee Stone

Lee Stone joined Age Group in 2020.

Mark Thompson
Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson joined Age Group in 2020.

Staff Writer
Staff Writer

Staff Writer joined Age Group in 2020.

Rhea Tibrewala
Rhea Tibrewala

Rhea joined Age Group in 2020, bringing over 5 years of experience of working in and writing about the finance sector. She is a tech fanatic, an avid reader, and enjoys travelling and listening to music in her free time.

Krista Lomu
Krista Lomu

Krista joined Age Group in 2020 but has been writing about finance for nearly a decade. Based in London, she can turn even the most complicated finance topics into accessible and straightforward content. When she's not writing, she likes to read, watch football and play games - fuelled on by many cups of coffee!

Sam Jeans
Sam Jeans

Sam joined Age Group in 2020 and is an experienced writer with expertise across a variety of lifestyle topics. When he's not writing, he can often be found digging through history textbooks, scientific journals and boxes of vinyl records.

Zara Tunnicliffe
Zara Tunnicliffe

Zara joined Age Group in 2020 and is an expert in all things food and drink, travel and lifestyle.

Rachel Lee
Rachel Lee

Rachel joined Age Group in 2020 having worked at Morgan Stanley and BNYMellon for over 10 years in pensions and investments. During her previous career, Rachel naturally started to move towards investment writing more and more in her day job. Rachel now works as a full-time finance writer drawing from her hands-on experience in the field.

Reno Charlton
Reno Charlton

Reno joined Age Group in 2020 and has nearly 20 years of writing experience. Although she specialises in writing about finance topics and covering finance news, Reno is also a published author and has written several children's books and short stories.

Ross Hindle
Ross Hindle

Ross joined Age Group in 2020. While having vast knowledge of finance related topics, Ross's true expertise and passion lies in the arts, specifically film, television and gaming. He is also a freelance novelist and short story writer.

Chris Morris
Chris Morris

Christopher joined Pension Times in 2020 and has nearly a decade's experience as a freelance finance writer and journalist. His work has been featured in the mainstream media, including The Sunday Telegraph, Financial Times, Yahoo, Newsweek, and the Times Educational Supplement, has also been published in big Internet publications such as Seeking Alpha, ValueWalk, Investor Place, and the Digital Tourism Think Tank.

Darren Wall
Darren Wall

Darren joined Pension Times in 2020 bringing years of writing experience across various finance topics.

Joanne Rushton
Joanne Rushton

Joanne joined Age Group in 2020. While Joanne has expertise in various financial and lifestyle topics, she's particularly knowledgeable about funeral planning and how death is viewed by different global societies and cultures.

Pension Times Finance Experts
Pension Times Finance Experts

Written collaboratively by Pension Times’ in-house finance experts.

Pension Times Lifestyle Experts
Pension Times Lifestyle Experts

Written collaboratively by Pension Times’ in-house lifestyle experts.

Victoria McDonagh
Victoria McDonagh

Victoria joined Age Group in 2020. While she has many years of writing about finance topics, she is also a trained nurse and has extensive knowledge and experience of mental health and wellbeing issues. She enjoys writing novels and short stories in her free time and spending long afternoons reading with her cat.

Rachel Birchwood
Rachel Birchwood

Rachel has been writing for Pension Times since 2021, and is an expert on all things insurance and budgeting. Rachel happily lives in North Yorkshire with her much-beloved and her cat, Daisy.

Kevin Hardwicke
Kevin Hardwicke

Kevin joined Age Group in 2020. As well as sharing personal experience of trying to find a property during the Covid-19 pandemic, Kevin is an expert in cultural issues including music and film from the 1960s and 1970s onwards.