Ella is a Journalism graduate with experience writing about mortgages and the property market. She joined MoneySuperMarket in 2022 and is keen to use her writing skill to help make the financial world more accessible so people can find more ways to save. Ella has written for a number of publications including The Independent, Introducer Today and Property Investor Today.
In her spare time, Ella enjoys writing fiction and has an MA in creative writing.
Ella says: “Money is part of our everyday life, so it’s important we understand how it all works. I aim to write clear content which cuts through the jargon. I’m especially passionate about making personal finance easier to understand for MoneySuperMarket readers."
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