The coronavirus pandemic has hit the UK, impacting not only on people’s health, but also on the economy and personal finances. In an effort to help people concerned about how the outbreak will affect them financially, Martin Lewis hosted a one-off special of The Martin Lewis Money Show on Thursday.
The episode saw the financial journalist and co-host Angellica Bell encourage members of the public to email and call in with their queries and concerns.
During the show, one caller, aged 61, told of how his pension savings had been impacted by the crisis.
Having seen his pension savings having reduced in value by £30,000 within the week, Malcolm explained he wasn’t sure of his next steps.
Malcolm, from Worthing, said: “I have an unclaimed pension on a recognised pension platform. Last week it was valued at £153,000.
“It’s now down to £123,000. I’m 61 and after 43 years as a biomedical scientist, I’m trying to retire, with…