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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.

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Motoring history will be brought to life at Knebworth House for all the family to enjoy this August Bank Holiday weekend.

Ad Feature Frightened of investing? Don't be!

Friday, August 16, 2019

Investment doesn't have to be a frightening experience, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

Cool Britannia returns to Knebworth Park later this month - and you could win tickets to the final day of the 1990s inspired music festival.

Classic Ibiza returns to Hatfield House at the end of the month - and you could win SIX tickets to the classical meets dance music concert in our latest summer giveaway.

Ad Feature DIY pensions: why you can't rely on the state

Friday, August 9, 2019

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.

Ad Feature Is this the answer to our state pension problem?

Monday, August 5, 2019

Taking responsibility for our personal finances will become increasingly important over the coming decades, says Peter Sharkey.

Pupils from three Hatfield primary schools will benefit from a show garden created for this year's Game Fair.

Parked cars 'can be death traps for dogs' according to a road safety charity in Welwyn Garden City.

The full track list for this summer's Classic Ibiza concert at Hatfield House has been revealed.

Peter Sharkey explains how undertaking most forms of property refurbishment adds value to your home.

The Fab Four's first contract with Brian Epstein sold for £275,000 - a good sign of value investing, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

Passengers are invited to join new build steam locomotive Tornado for a journey north over the magnificent Settle and Carlisle Railway.

Financial guru Peter Sharkey looks at the simple ways you can take control of our finances.

Ad Feature Are millennials spending too much money?

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Peter Sharkey looks at the enormous chasm between millennials' monthly expenditure and the current state pension.

Jobs were cut at Bathstore's head office in Welwyn Garden City today but are currently safe at the Hitchin and St Albans stores.

Changes to the pension age will mean that many young women will be worse off - which is why they should start saving now, says Peter Sharkey.

Many of us worry about what will happen to our loved ones after we're gone. HRJ Foreman Law Solicitors have the expertise to help you plan for the future so you can feel more at ease knowing your family will be cared for. HRJ Foreman's co-managing director Robert France shares his advice on how to find the best estate planning solicitor for your circumstances.

Invisalign is one of the most popular types of cosmetic dentistry. We speak to Experdental about Invisalign and the other dental services they provide.

Ad Feature The simple financial habit you'll want to nurture

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Financial expert Peter Sharkey finds out more about the Abbey habit, which encouraged millions of savers.

A woman who has just retired from the Willow Foundation has been named as the Howard Centre Community Hero for May.

Want to find out more about equity release? There's a new magazine for that, explains Peter Sharkey.

Join Essex & Herts Ambulance at their Heli Hounds event in Hertfordshire to raise money for your local life-saving charity. Walk with your pooch on Sunday June 9, for a one, two or three mile walk.

A Welwyn Garden City woman has been nominated in the 2019 Welwyn Hatfield Times Community Awards for her work picking up rubbish.

A Welwyn Garden City group saved plants and bulbs, destined for composting, on Thursday.

The sooner you start saving, the more chance you have of taking things easy, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

Ad Feature What to consider when choosing an estate agent

Friday, May 31, 2019

If you are thinking about moving or selling your home, finding the right estate agent is crucial to ensure you get the best price with minimum hassle.

Here, Richard Banks from Michael Graham shares some useful considerations when choosing an estate agent.

A Welwyn man who aims to bring the village together has been nominated in the Welwyn Hatfield Times Community Awards 2019.

Ad Feature Are these the five keys to happiness?

Friday, May 24, 2019

Few 30 year-olds enjoy Jordan Rogers' luck, says financial adviser Peter Sharkey.

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