Jasmine Birtles is a financial expert, TV presenter, author, journalist, business commentator and humorist. Her mission is to demystify money and give practical advice to help people get out of debt and manage their finances by spending less, making more and investing for a secure future.
Jasmine has money saving and money making ideas as well as wise spending habits. She's a financial expert with a twist – unique in that she is able to combine her knowledge of business and personal finance with her comedy skills, making a worrying subject palatable and easy to understand.
As an independent financial spokesperson Jasmine Birtles has helped promote financial services for companies such as The Post Office, Lloyds TSB, Air Miles, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Carphone Warehouse, Gumtree, Love Food Hate Waste, Cornhill Insurance, Olay, the Foreign Office and price comparison sites, and she co-presented an in house business programme for HSBC.
Jasmine has worked on PR campaigns for Nectar Savvy Shopper, Kelkoo, Npower, Ask Jeeves, Railcard, British Gas, IKEA, Boots, Ofgem and many others. She presented a corporate film for the Tesco pension scheme, the ITV pension scheme and has fronted an important campaign on pension reform for the Department of Work and Pensions.
Jasmine Birtles has set up, and runs, Moneymagpie.com, a lifestyle-based money website which has information on all aspects of personal finance, environmental and ethical living and how to run a small business and make extra money. It is the country's leading site for safe and legitimate moneymaking opportunities.
As a financial journalist, she writes regularly for the Daily Express, Closer, Readers Digest, the Independent and the Independent on Sunday. She also writes for various other national newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, The Observer, The Mirror, Spectator Business, Essentials, Best, AOL Money, Marie Claire, Glamour, Prima and many others. Jasmine is the author of 39 books.
She is a regular financial pundit on TV and radio. On television she has presented TV programmes specialising in business and personal finance – she co-presented BBC 1's Homes Under the Hammer, ITV Scotland's Spend Spend Spend as well as First Time Buyers and Doctor Dosh for UKTV Style and presented online for BBC Learning with financial advice for BBC RAW Money. She regularly appears as a financial expert on all the news channels as well as Good Morning Britain and This Morning.