Pensions fever and April Fools day

It was good while it lasted. A month away from the telly. Regular readers may recall I sent out February's Letter early last month so I could relax on the long break we'd planned in New Zealand and...

In with the bricks

Good grief you'll be thinking ... that was a quick month. And you'd be wrong despite your impression that as you grow older time seems to travel faster. Showing early signs of mathematical prowess, when I celebrated my...

January You start the year off fine Neil Sedaka Calendar Girl 1961

Oh Really? Not according to a consensus of pundits this year. A couple of trading days into the New Year, thanks to falling Oil prices, more Greek shenanigans not to mention Deflation fears, world stockmarkets fell. That triggered...

Avoid the stampede in rush for pensions cash

How do you explain this? A Government website, where over 65 year olds desperate for fixed and guaranteed growth can order the new Pensioner Bonds, crashes thanks to the overwhelming demand for taxable returns no higher than 4%...