A bit about us

We're a group of young professionals (you know, millennials) at a global investment company. We came up with MoneyLens, a jargon-free website to guide you through everything from investing and money-saving to the latest tech and exciting start-ups.

At the core of it all is a series of articles where money topics are made clear. We realized that if you take out the acronyms and scary language, money matters are not as intimidating as they might seem. Our bosses at Schroders backed our mission, and MoneyLens launched. Here's a snapshot of some of the people involved. We're excited to hear what you think!

 
Jen is a digital and social media manager by day and mommy of two girls. She works in New York and loves to travel. Balancing this with work, children, exercise and socialising leaves little time for sleep, but is a lot of fun.

Jen is a digital and social media manager by day and mommy of two girls. She works in New York and loves to travel. Balancing this with work, children, exercise and socialising leaves little time for sleep, but is a lot of fun.

Social media ninja  Kat  speaks three languages and is happiest when conversing. Posting to social media is probably just a digital extension of her inherently chatty nature. Her top tip - figure out which bad habits are costing you big time.

Social media ninja Kat speaks three languages and is happiest when conversing. Posting to social media is probably just a digital extension of her inherently chatty nature. Her top tip - figure out which bad habits are costing you big time.

John lives and works in New York City. He has developed a growing enthusiasm for current events, financial markets and reading books. He loves sports, especially American football, and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts.

John lives and works in New York City. He has developed a growing enthusiasm for current events, financial markets and reading books. He loves sports, especially American football, and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts.

Ex-financial journo turned PR, Charlotte is not afraid of a challenge. She raised more than £10k for the charity Bloodwise last year by running 1000 miles and 12 marathons in 12 months.

Ex-financial journo turned PR, Charlotte is not afraid of a challenge. She raised more than £10k for the charity Bloodwise last year by running 1000 miles and 12 marathons in 12 months.

Andrew has worked in finance for ten years. He thinks the world of finance is a constant source of fascination, intrigue... and sometimes frustration. Although he is a qualified investment manager, he prefers writing about investing.

Andrew has worked in finance for ten years. He thinks the world of finance is a constant source of fascination, intrigue... and sometimes frustration. Although he is a qualified investment manager, he prefers writing about investing.

Self-confessed personal finance geek Ben Arnold is an ex-pro hockey player. These days he works as an investment specialist in "value investing". He has insanely over-engineered spreadsheets tracking his finances, which attracts flak from friends.

Self-confessed personal finance geek Ben Arnold is an ex-pro hockey player. These days he works as an investment specialist in "value investing". He has insanely over-engineered spreadsheets tracking his finances, which attracts flak from friends.

Danielle moved to New York after university (or college, if you're reading in the US). She says NYC is magical - mostly in how your money seems to just disappear there! Her best money tip - don't go to an expensive coffee shop more than once a week and take the subway.

Danielle moved to New York after university (or college, if you're reading in the US). She says NYC is magical - mostly in how your money seems to just disappear there! Her best money tip - don't go to an expensive coffee shop more than once a week and take the subway.

Josh is a developer in the digital space (like on your computer not with the planets). Before programming he was in school to be a chef. He now enjoys cooking up ways to save money, so he can enjoy all of NYC!

Josh is a developer in the digital space (like on your computer not with the planets). Before programming he was in school to be a chef. He now enjoys cooking up ways to save money, so he can enjoy all of NYC!

Neha is a Londoner who is now living in New York. She’s hoping her next move will be somewhere hot and sunny. Her top money tip is to get an app to track your spending. When you see where your money is really going it’s much easier to manage.

Neha is a Londoner who is now living in New York. She’s hoping her next move will be somewhere hot and sunny. Her top money tip is to get an app to track your spending. When you see where your money is really going it’s much easier to manage.

Born and raised in New York, Rebecca’s lived on both America’s east and west coasts and now works as an analyst in the finance industry. She’s fascinated by the crypto/blockchain industry and loves travelling and tasting worldly cuisines.

Born and raised in New York, Rebecca’s lived on both America’s east and west coasts and now works as an analyst in the finance industry. She’s fascinated by the crypto/blockchain industry and loves travelling and tasting worldly cuisines.

Corporate responsibility exec Louisa is passionate about social mobility, empowering communities and developing environmental issues both professionally and personally. But mostly, she spends time watching dachsund videos.

Corporate responsibility exec Louisa is passionate about social mobility, empowering communities and developing environmental issues both professionally and personally. But mostly, she spends time watching dachsund videos.

Henry is happiest when doing something active, whether it's an early morning gym session or a weekend stroll. He has spent the last two years working in different cities around the world. This showed him how small the world is but also how much there is left for him to see and do.

Henry is happiest when doing something active, whether it's an early morning gym session or a weekend stroll. He has spent the last two years working in different cities around the world. This showed him how small the world is but also how much there is left for him to see and do.

Sophie loves to travel and is usually plotting her next trip abroad. She’s worked in finance communications for eight years and enjoys being creative. Her interests include design, branding, film and video.

Sophie loves to travel and is usually plotting her next trip abroad. She’s worked in finance communications for eight years and enjoys being creative. Her interests include design, branding, film and video.

Fintech enthusiast  Liam  studied physics at Queen Mary University of London and The University of Miami. His top money tip - Excel is a powerful tool. If you can think of a way of analysing your spending, Excel can probably do the calculations!

Fintech enthusiast Liam studied physics at Queen Mary University of London and The University of Miami. His top money tip - Excel is a powerful tool. If you can think of a way of analysing your spending, Excel can probably do the calculations!

Courtney is a Business Development Analyst with a degree in Finance and Economics from Marist College. Courtney is a total ‘foodie’. She shares her New York City food adventures on her Instagram account. Courtney is a fan of all things food, finance and fun!

Courtney is a Business Development Analyst with a degree in Finance and Economics from Marist College. Courtney is a total ‘foodie’. She shares her New York City food adventures on her Instagram account. Courtney is a fan of all things food, finance and fun!

David’s a digital specialist and investment writer. He previously worked as a journalist at the BBC and Reuters and before that as a trader in the City. He specializes in writing about tricks and tips for being a better investor.

David’s a digital specialist and investment writer. He previously worked as a journalist at the BBC and Reuters and before that as a trader in the City. He specializes in writing about tricks and tips for being a better investor.

Vicki’s background is national newspaper journalism. Before editing MoneyLens she was small business editor and City correspondent at The Mail on Sunday.

Vicki’s background is national newspaper journalism. Before editing MoneyLens she was small business editor and City correspondent at The Mail on Sunday.

London born and raised, Kalpana now lives in New York. She is a developer working in data engineering and visualisation. She’s especially interested in money tips for dual nationals and learning about “side hustles” (side businesses).

London born and raised, Kalpana now lives in New York. She is a developer working in data engineering and visualisation. She’s especially interested in money tips for dual nationals and learning about “side hustles” (side businesses).

By day, Ryan analyzes economic trends of global cities to make investment decisions. By night and by weekend, Ryan is analyzing the food and drink scene of whichever city his love of travel brings him to. As an “old millennial”, Ryan aims to provide some money-saving tips that got him through his 20’s in New York City.

By day, Ryan analyzes economic trends of global cities to make investment decisions. By night and by weekend, Ryan is analyzing the food and drink scene of whichever city his love of travel brings him to. As an “old millennial”, Ryan aims to provide some money-saving tips that got him through his 20’s in New York City.

Marketing exec Natalie is an organised fun enthusiast and finds any excuse to arrange a get-together with colleagues, friends or family. She has a keen interest in global affairs, ballet and prison documentaries, and enjoys reading the Sunday papers.

Marketing exec Natalie is an organised fun enthusiast and finds any excuse to arrange a get-together with colleagues, friends or family. She has a keen interest in global affairs, ballet and prison documentaries, and enjoys reading the Sunday papers.

Maggie  likes to do a lot, which costs a lot. She has lived on her own in Orlando, Dallas, Austin and New York, experiencing each city's flair and budget constraints. She enjoys figuring out how to make the most of the dollar, while living sustainably, so she can fit more in!

Maggie likes to do a lot, which costs a lot. She has lived on her own in Orlando, Dallas, Austin and New York, experiencing each city's flair and budget constraints. She enjoys figuring out how to make the most of the dollar, while living sustainably, so she can fit more in!

Veronica is kicking off her career in arguable the best city in the world – the Big Apple. After graduating from Boston College, she relocated to the slightly warmer climate of New York City.

Veronica is kicking off her career in arguable the best city in the world – the Big Apple. After graduating from Boston College, she relocated to the slightly warmer climate of New York City.

Marcus is a Bristol University grad. He has lived in Hong Kong and New York and enjoys checking out Asian restaurants and skiing.

Marcus is a Bristol University grad. He has lived in Hong Kong and New York and enjoys checking out Asian restaurants and skiing.

Piya is an economist with a masters from the London School of Economics. She was a Young Woman in Investment finalist at the Women in Finance Awards 2017. Her top tip - put some away all the time and let it build.

Piya is an economist with a masters from the London School of Economics. She was a Young Woman in Investment finalist at the Women in Finance Awards 2017. Her top tip - put some away all the time and let it build.