Around 85,000 people released equity from their homes last year, says finance expert Peter Sharkey. Could doing the same help you to increase your retirement fund?
Last week, a consortium of Norfolk headteachers wrote an open letter to parents denouncing suggestions that they were “being lazy” over school re-openings to non-keyworker children.
Your property wealth could save you from working for an additional three years, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.
As house prices tumble, first time buyers have a chance to get on the property ladder, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.
The coronavirus outbreak is expected to force UK finances into a troubling position – but homeowners could be helped through equity release, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.
There are many advantages to holding cash during periods of volatility, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.
The recent virus crisis has the highlighted pivotal role played by care homes – but paying for them will remain a struggle for millions, says Peter Sharkey.
Author Haruki Murakami suggests dozens of topics to consider while exercising. Finance is one, says Peter Sharkey.
Instead of reacting negatively to the coronavirus outbreak, bold investors should look at the sectors likely to do well once the virus has been tamed, says Peter Sharkey.
Steinbeck’s classic, Grapes of Wrath, is set in an era we shall never see again, says Peter Sharkey.
Now more than ever, local journalism matters.
One of the world’s largest hospitals – built in just a fortnight – is one reason to be optimistic, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
No-one has any idea how long the nation will be in semi- or even permanent lockdown, so eliminating unnecessary outgoings will provide a welcome boost, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
Investors chasing high yields should proceed with caution, says Peter Sharkey.
Financial expert Peter Sharkey on why you should think carefully before pressing the ‘sell’ button...
As somebody with a so-called “underlying health condition”, I’m used to seeing the facts get twisted.
Financial expert Peter Sharkey asks if coronavirus is a genuine threat or an example of mass panic?
The new, multi-tasking Chancellor has to work out what to do with the current ISA allowance, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.
As is the case with flooding, action needs to be taken on pensions to avoid a national catastrophe, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.
The demise of another department store is sad, says Rachel Moore, but then aren’t we all to blame for not using them and shopping online instead?
The ‘Railway Mania’ of the 1840s is a timely reminder of a period when share prices rose too fast before collapsing, says financial expert Peter Sharkey
In less than 40 years, average life expectancy will be 100. How do we – and our pensions – handle that? asks Peter Sharkey.
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