Failed Chef turned Adventurer, Writer and Entrepreneur. Has a surly unemployable face. My favorite thing in the world, aside from writing, of course, is traveling, loving Dogs and mountains.
Ruth Bushi is an editor at Save the Student. Featuring the kind of straight-talking advice you won’t get at school, the site has everything you need to know about managing money without the migraines: student finance explained, insider info on careers, plus ways to save and scrimp without the stress. You can follow Save The Student on Facebook.
As CEO, Rob Straathof is responsible for the leadership and management of Liberis, with a focus on providing fairly priced, flexible finance, delivered responsibly.
Rob has spent time at Wonga.com in the corporate development team focused on acquisitions, and six years at J.P Morgan in the technology investment banking team.
As well as Liberis, he has been a director at other SME-focused lending businesses including Everline. He is also the founder of one of Rotterdam’s first online B2B lunch caterers.
At Liberis, Rob understands that technology can take the hassle out of finance, but that you should never underestimate the power of a voice on the end of a phone. Originally from the Netherlands, Straathof holds a Master of Science in Economics from Erasmus University.
With the background of a long standing career at senior level within the insurance industry, I've been writing articles on personal finance matters for MoneyHighStreet since we started it in 2006.
As a family of 4, plus a wonderful labrador, our main goal is really to enjoy life, to have fun!
To achieve our goal, like it or not, we need to really get the most from our money. I enjoy sharing how we tackle this.
I have been writing and editing articles about personal finance since we started MoneyHighStreet.com in 2006. In that time, I have been fortunate to have had a regular broadcasting spot on BBC Radio Essex and have also appeared on BBC Rip Off Britain and ITN.
With a family comprising two teenagers, a wife and a bouncy black labrador, getting the finances right is clearly important. It's a privilege to share our tips and experiences to help you manage your money just that bit better.