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The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Becoming an expat could help you to boost your savings, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

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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.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

For a family in Thaxted, New Year's Day was more than just the first day of the year. It was the first day of their fifth member's life.

Saving upwards of £700 is actually quite easy, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Saffron Walden adventurer, entrepreneur, and world record-breaker Fiona Quinn, 32, published her first-hand account of stand up paddleboarding the famous Land's End to John O'Groats (LEJOG) route.

Equity release makes combining holidays with an enhanced pension possible, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

The festuve season is one for reflection, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

People prepared to risk some, not all, of their money could enjoy significantly better returns, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with 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.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Whether it be classic cars, art, stamps or wine, alternative investments are a potential minefield says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with 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.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Get into the festive spirit and skate in style at The North Pole Cambridge, whatever the weather

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey explains why saving is a much better option than the slim chance of joining the lottery jackpot winners.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey looks at how the stock market changes in the midst of a general election.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Enjoying a holiday is important to our wellbeing, but saving for it requires a plan, says financial columnist Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Relying on luck is a pretty bad saving strategy, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Gather the kids and the grandparents and get them down to the pantomime this Christmas. Haverhill Arts Centre will run daily performances of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs from 20 December to 30 December.

Financial columnist Peter Sharkey asked readers what made them apprehensive about investing - here they share their responses...

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

If burger restaurants can be transparent, so too can the financial services sector, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

A new club is being launched in Chrishall, in response to the number of green-fingered residents and enthusiasm for gardening in the village.

Saffron Walden's first Eco Fair is set to take place later this month.

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As life expectancy rises, so does the possibility of residential care, says financial guru Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

There's still £1.5 billion old notes knocking around and we don't seem bothered, says finance guru Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with 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.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

Want to gain greater control? Making your own pension provision could be the answer, says financial expert Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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