Coronavirus

Why the state pension triple lock should be axed

Editors Comment: the country has taken a huge economic hit likely to rumble on for years, and it’s the working generations, and particularly the young, who will carry the bulk of this burden, arg

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Coronavirus leads one in 10 working adults with a pension to reduce or stop saving for retirement

Potentially more than three million people have reduced, or stopped completely, their pension payments as a result of the economic impact of Covid-19.

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Call for pension rule to be changed to prevent unfair penalty for furloughed workers

There are fears that those over the age of 55 may be caught out by a pension rule when accessing their retirement savings during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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What does Covid-19 mean for house prices, and will it be the property market’s biggest crash?

The coronavirus pandemic could influence the type of property we choose to buy in the future, and its location.

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Covid recovery fund choices: five experts on their favoured funds and trusts

What about manager fund choices in response to the crisis? Marina Gerner writes.

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What’s the outlook for three industry sectors in the eye of the corona storm?

In his FTSE Sector Watch column, Richard Hunter assesses prospects for different industry sectors.

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Funds and trusts for canny investors after the pandemic

In this Money Observer podcast episode, the team discuss the macro and lifestyle changes with the most investment potential in the wake of Covid-19.

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Ask Money: where do I stand on my endowment after the corona crisis?

Justin Modray of candidmoney.com helps a Money Observer reader with a question about an endowment.

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Ethical portfolio strong in face of Covid

Oil industry pain has been a tailwind for the Money Observer portfolio, with ESG funds looking well placed for the ‘new normal’.

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