Three things matter for the UK housing market now – and “location” isn’t one of them
The UK housing market is frozen. And when it does eventually thaw out, the traditional factors that drive prices will no longer apply. The day of reck…
How the coronavirus pandemic is killing cash
Covid-19 is making a huge difference to the way we live, work and do business. One of its less obvious effects, says Merryn Somerset Webb, is to accel…
The MoneyWeek Podcast - Your questions answered
Merryn and John tackle some of the questions sent in by readers - including what they expect to happen to house prices; how much are dividends likely …
It’s not all doom and gloom
In some ways at least, there’s never been a better time to launch a start-up, says Matthew Lynn. The government should help.
Debt jubilee: will our debts be written off?
The idea of a "debt jubilee" – general society-wide cancellation of debt – goes back to Biblical times. Could it happen again? And would it really do …
The UK’s bailout of the self employed comes with a hidden catch
The chancellor’s £6.5bn bailout of the self employed is welcome. But it has hidden benefits for the taxman, says Merryn Somerset Webb.