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Holly Mackay

CEO, Boring Money

Holly has worked in finance since 1999. She is the Founder and CEO of independent consumer financial website, Boring Money. In her earlier career she held senior roles at Merrill Lynch, Aviva and Santander before setting up her first business in 2008. She exited in 2014 and launched Boring Money in July 2015.

Holly is a regular media commentator and contributes to the BBC, Sky News, the Financial Times and The Mail on Sunday amongst others. She is living proof that you can be in Set 4 for Maths when you’re 13 and still get your head round investments. Away from finance, she is a mum to two young kids, a fussy cat and a small-brained puppy. Holly has a thing for red shoes, is a happy yet bad surfer and has a passion for India.

Holly Mackay, CEO, Boring Money

Articles by Holly Mackay

Do I need to re-think retirement?

Do I need to re-think retirement?

For those coming up to retirement, recent turmoil in global markets means those plans may now be called into question. Do you need to re-think your retirement?

Holly Mackay

April 28, 2020

I’m worried about my pension plan and investments – what can I do?

I’m worried about my pension plan and investments – what can I do?

Many people are anxious about the impact of falling global financial markets on their investments and pension plans. Here are some key things to think about.

Holly Mackay

April 27, 2020

7 tips if you’re getting close to retirement and are worried about your pension savings

7 tips if you’re getting close to retirement and are worried about your pension savings

Seven things to think about if you’re approaching retirement and planning on starting to take money from your pension savings soon.

Holly Mackay

April 24, 2020

Why has the value of my pension or ISA fallen?

Why has the value of my pension or ISA fallen?

Find out from Boring Money’s Holly Mackay why the value of your pension or ISA has fallen and what you can do about it.

Holly Mackay

April 15, 2020

Market crashes – what can we learn from history?

Market crashes – what can we learn from history?

History can teach us a thing or two about how markets can recover from periods of instability – and may provide a little reassurance.

Holly Mackay

April 9, 2020

How long can this go on – could I lose all my money?

How long can this go on – could I lose all my money?

As you watch markets bounce about, it’s easy to let the voice of fear creep in and start to wonder if you might actually lose all the money you’ve invested.

Holly Mackay

April 9, 2020

I’m worried about the current situation – should I sell my investments?

I’m worried about the current situation – should I sell my investments?

For anyone seeing the value of their savings slide, these are worrying times and the temptation for many of us is to sell our investments as quickly as possible.

Holly Mackay

April 7, 2020