As is the case with flooding, action needs to be taken on pensions to avoid a national catastrophe, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.
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.
Been on a health kick? Peter Sharkey says if January is the time for your body, February is all about your cash...
'Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet,' said Jean Jacques Rousseau - a quote worth remembering, says financial expert Peter Sharkey
Becoming an expat could help you to boost your savings, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
Last year, consumers spent an extra £14 million a month buying Greggs' products, says Peter Sharkey, suggesting that owning a slice of the bakery brand could become a sound investment.
Saving upwards of £700 is actually quite easy, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.
Equity release makes combining holidays with an enhanced pension possible, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
The festuve season is one for reflection, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
People prepared to risk some, not all, of their money could enjoy significantly better returns, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
Financial columnist Peter Sharkey takes a trip down memory lane and discovers how things have changed - both at the banks and on the football pitch.
Whether it be classic cars, art, stamps or wine, alternative investments are a potential minefield says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.
It was cool when Kojak carried his coffee in 1970s New York but times change, says Peter Sharkey, and ditching the habit could help you to save.
Financial columnist Peter Sharkey explains why saving is a much better option than the slim chance of joining the lottery jackpot winners.
Financial columnist Peter Sharkey looks at how the stock market changes in the midst of a general election.
Enjoying a holiday is important to our wellbeing, but saving for it requires a plan, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.
Relying on luck is a pretty bad saving strategy, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
Fund managers rarely seek fame, but you should examine where they invest, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.
Investors should beware promises of unusually high rental returns, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
It's never too early to think about retirement, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.
Cooks and investors should avoid risky outcomes wherever possible, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
Financial columnist Peter Sharkey asked readers what made them apprehensive about investing - here they share their responses...
If burger restaurants can be transparent, so too can the financial services sector, says Peter Sharkey.
As life expectancy rises, so does the possibility of residential care, says financial guru Peter Sharkey.
There's still £1.5 billion old notes knocking around and we don't seem bothered, says finance guru Peter Sharkey.
Last week, Scandinavia proved that there was more to life than patterned jumpers, says Peter Sharkey, as its largest lender, Nordea Bank, revealed that it was launching a 20-year, fixed interest rate mortgage - with a 0% interest rate.
Investment doesn't have to be a frightening experience, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
Want to gain greater control? Making your own pension provision could be the answer, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.
It's not just Downing Street's newest resident, PM Boris Johnson, who is using them - acronyms and abbreviations can assist savers and investors too, says Peter Sharkey.