Nina Kelly

Most-read Money Observer articles of 2019

It will soon be time for Britons to crack open something sparkling and sing Auld Lang Syne, but not before we reveal which Money Observer stories were our readers’ favourites in 2019.

Fearing 50: why this group of workers are hushing up a milestone birthday

One in 10 workers fail to celebrate their 50th birthday with colleagues for fear of being perceived as over the hill, research has found.

According to a survey of more than 3,000 working adults conducted by insurer AIG Life, more than two in five (44%) of the over-50s questioned believe that their age means they will miss out on promotions and pay rises.

Stranger Things: how 1980s songs can help your finances

I like many things about the 1980s: I was born, it produced some of my favourite films - Blade Runner to name just one - but I am particularly fond of the music.

My Dad played lots of 1980s songs (loudly) on long car journeys when my brother and I were children, and as a consequence we can spout all the lyrics to tracks by The Pet Shop Boys, Level 42 and other bands in the way that some people can recite poetry.

Top 10 most popular ethical funds of 2019

In a list of the most-bought ethical fund options for 2019, based on customer data from investment platform interactive investor, investment trusts claim the three top spots and take up six places in total in the top 10 table.

Laura Foll interview: a top pharma stock, and a dose of Adam Kay

Laura Foll is a fund manager at Janus Henderson. After a degree at the London School of Economics, she joined Henderson in 2009 as part of the graduate scheme and now co-manages Janus Henderson UK Equity Income & Growth, Lowland Investment Company, and Henderson Opportunities Trust. Laura is a regular guest on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme and BBC News.