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Fund managers rarely seek fame, but you should examine where they invest, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

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Investors should beware promises of unusually high rental returns, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

In a special column to mark World Mental Health Day today, Monelle Bryce-Reid - who lives in Letchworth and now works in the marketing and communications department at the University of Hertfordshire - writes about her experience of wellbeing in the workplace.

It's never too early to think about retirement, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

Open that filing cabinet and dust off your documents - it's time to check the legal health of your business.

Cooks and investors should avoid risky outcomes wherever possible, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

Ad Feature Revealed: YOUR concerns and advice about investing

Friday, September 20, 2019

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.

North Herts district councillors have voted to ban the giving of goldfish as prizes on council land.

Ad Feature Why do we ignore future care costs?

Friday, September 6, 2019

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.

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.

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