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Dan Whittaker

Dan is Head of Marketplaces at Viva Money and has worked in the finance sector for over 10 years.
Dan’s interests lie with marketing, digital development, and developing and maintaining commercial partnerships, and he has a vast understanding of credit cards, mortgages, and loans.
Dan writes many of Viva Money’s press releases and has had his expertise published on sites such as Metro, The Sun, and Daily Mail Online.

Dan's financial expertise and money saving tips have been published across the web in a number of online publications. Carry on Reading to find out about some of the articles Dan is featured in.

Featured Articles

Personal finance expert shares 6 'simple' resolutions to take into 2024

In January Dan's 'New Years Resolutions Tips' were featured across a number of publications across the internet in which he spoke about helpful ways to save money, prioritising when it comes to spending, and ways of keeping track of your credit score. Read the article below to find out more.

Finance expert's £100 fine warning as HMRC tax deadline days away

In January 2024, Dan gave early warning to the estimated 12 million people due to submit a self assessment tax return by the 31st January in order to avoid a £100 fine. He also included other helpful tips around the self-assessment tax return process. Click below to read the full article.

Handy hints to heat your home for less this winter

Mid January an extremely cold bout of weather hit the UK and Dan released some helpful tips on how to stay warm and heat your home for less. These tips included some helpful home hacks and information about possible grants the public may have been elgibile to recieve. Find out more by reading the article below.

Expert shares important information following the HMRC tax crackdown on ‘side hustle’ income

Towards the end of January Dan again fired an early warning to those who were using platforms like Vinted, Etsy and Ebay to make a bit of extra cash. This time focused around new tax rules coming into force by HMRC, Dan offered tips to help anyone who would be impacted take the necessary preparations. Read the full artcile below.

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a Budget

In early February Dan released some helpful tips to help those looking forward to treating their significant other for Valentines Day on a budget. With the cost of living crisis squeezing the general public's pockets Dan offered some alternatives that people could use to treat their partner without breaking the bank. Read the article below to find out more.

Five low-cost ways to treat your mum this Mother’s Day - from spa day at home to love tokens

In early March Dan released five low cost ways to treat Mum's across the UK on Mother's Day. These tips included DIY gifting, little tokens of love and home spa days so that Mum's everywhere could have a chilled and restful day. Click below to read the full article.

10 ways to enjoy a low-cost Easter explained by personal finance expert

Towards the end of March and with the Easter holidays bearing down on us Dan released 10 different ways to enjoy a low cost easter including tips for saving on easter eggs, family days out and ways to keep the kids entertained during the school break. Read the article below to find out more.

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Please visit our Newsroom to see all Dan's articles and tips on a variety of different personal finance based issues. If you are interested in publishing any of these articles you we ask that credit 'Dan Whittaker' and in your publication.

You can also check out our blog for some helpful articles and general money saving tips.