The world health organisation declared the coronavirus a pandemic in March, the world and the UK are in unprecedented times.
Our lives turned upside down in an instant, home working, homeschooling and no visiting. For those self-isolating, I send my love and remind you to stay positive at this time.
Depending on your outlook, you may see something different than an opportunity. The financially savvy will use this time to focus and plan, setting new survival budgets and finding ways to maximise their income.
If you don't feel that way inclined here are five things you could do to get started
Start small with the things you didn't have the time to do before this isolation all started;
Compare the best rates for your energy and utility bills
Review your regular and essential monthly expenses
Start a saving fund with as little as £1
Get the best mortgage rate available to you
Obtain sufficient life insurance and write a will
Unfortunately, this time will bring with it anxiety and many financial casualties; planning can reduce the impact and protect you and your family with some timely and considerate decisions. Use the links by touching the relevant picture question above to find help and assistance if you need it, don't suffer alone