Women in Investment Awards 2023

Marketing Influencer of the Year 2023 & Investment Woman of the Year 2023

Holly won Marketing Influencer of the Year AND Investment Woman of the Year (small to medium firms) at the 2023 Investment Week awards!

Headline Money Awards 2023

Journalism (Broadcast Journalist of the Year) Highly Commended

Judges said Holly’s entries were “refreshing, offering a human take on finances”. Holly was congratulated for the relatable, easy-going way she covered a lot of ground and clearly knowing how to engage her audience and pitching interviews accordingly.

Holly's Highlights

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Holly summarises Autumn Statement 2023 for BBC News
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Hosting Consumer Duty Conference for investment industry

"Holly tells is how it is. Useful and sensible financial advice with a dash of humour - what's not to love?"

Joshua Mead
15 December 2023

"Holly brings a very refreshing and light-hearted approach to money and investments which is a joy to read as much as some very good useful tips and information. Well done Holly."

16 June 2023

"I actually look forward to reading her blog, love her inspired writing style, have learnt such a lot, and followed her suggestions on many occasions. It is so reassuring to read an impartial ‘take’ on the murky world of finance and know there’s no hidden agenda and that she’s on our team. Thank you Holly. Keep it up. We all need you."

24 June 2023

"Very down-to-earth, as you would expect from Holly, and some great ideas. Hope people who are still working wake up and take notice."

Geoff Dickson
14 October 2023

"I subscribe to Holly's weekly blog which gives an excellent summary of major topics in the investment world. She has a knack for explaining complex topics in very easy to understand lingo with a dash of wit and humour. Thank you. I often go to the website to check the latest saving rates, read and benchmark profiles of investment platforms, check fund performance, and improve my financial knowledge. Highly recommended! Keep up the good work Holly and team."

Marco C
29 October 2023

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About Holly Mackay

Holly Mackay is an expert financial commentator who has worked in the investment industry for over 25 years. After senior roles at Merrill Lynch, Santander and Aviva, she threw off the corporate shackles to pursue an ambition to help ‘normal people’ to make better choices with their money.   

She founded her first investment insights business, The Platforum, in 2008 before a successful sale to a publishing business. And started Boring Money in 2015. Boring Money is a data and insights business which supports investment firms to understand their customers, as well as a trusted consumer website which has helped millions of people make better choices with their money.

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