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The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

CPS this week shocked pensioners by calling pension triple lock an “engine of unfairness”, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Decca famously rejected The Beatles, says finance expert Peter Sharkey, as he looks at some famous mis-calculations...

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

The age at which we become entitled to receive a state pension will continue to rise, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

The gratification we get from achievement, physical or otherwise, helps motivate us further, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Flexible pension withdrawals are up 23% on the same period last year, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Post pandemic, many people intend buying a place in the sun, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Cazoo has witnessed record levels of online car sales over the past few months, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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Friday, September 4, 2020

The Chancellor could make swathing changes to pension tax relief in November, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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Friday, August 28, 2020

The earlier you plan for retirement, the more enjoyable it’s likely to be, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

According to radical proposals currently being considered by the Government, the over-40s may soon have to pay £700 extra in tax each year to cover the costs of looking after the elderly.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

As commercial property remains under the cosh, there’s evidence of buoyancy in the residential sector, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

People have embraced video conferencing as the technology has delivered enormous benefits, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

UK experiences motorhome shortage as staycationers flock to campsites, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Parents are stepping in to help loved ones – and boost their own finances too, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

The pension guarantee is under threat, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Inaccurate endowment policy forecasts have caused problems for millions, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Many people have made a number of big life decisions during this enforced ‘time out’, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Hot tub sales have surged during lockdown, says Peter Sharkey, as average household spending falls by more than a fifth.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Money is the principal reason football has returned, says finance expert Peter Sharkey – but not everyone is in such a good position.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Equity release could help many people who have resolved to retire early once the lockdown finishes, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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?

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Your property wealth could save you from working for an additional three years, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

As house prices tumble, first time buyers have a chance to get on the property ladder, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with 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.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

There are many advantages to holding cash during periods of volatility, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with 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.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Author Haruki Murakami suggests dozens of topics to consider while exercising. Finance is one, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with 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.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Steinbeck’s classic, Grapes of Wrath, is set in an era we shall never see again, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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Friday, April 3, 2020

One of the world’s largest hospitals – built in just a fortnight – is one reason to be optimistic, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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