Debates over the inter-generational divide in the UK are ceaseless, and are particularly prevalent when it comes to property.
Away from the noise of Brexit drama and market turmoil, a fascinating study on attitudes to retirement in the UK was carried out this week by Rathbones Investment Management.
Budgets never take place within a political vacuum, but it is difficult to recall a Chancellor taking to the despatch box in an atmosphere as febrile as the one Philip Hammond will on Monday.
A hot topic among homeowners and prospective buyers is that of stamp duty. Very few taxes are popular with the general public, but this one in particular has proved to be a source of controversy.
Despite a lot of bluster in the months leading up to it, the recent decision by the Bank of England to hold base rates at 0.5 per cent was no surprise given the string of underwhelming economic data that emerged in the days prior to the announcement.
Basking in the sun this past bank holiday weekend, it felt like summer had finally arrived. It's thus only natural to look ahead to the coming months, and the holidays that lie in store.
The so-called Beast from the East may have subsided, but despite a welcome rise in the mercury, there is one inescapable consequence of the cold winter we've just endured - high energy bills.