All of our lives have been turned upside down in the past few weeks. Rightly, we are regularly applauding the efforts of medical staff and other front-line workers as they do the absolutely essential work to keep us safe, healthy, and fed.
Coronavirus has quickly and terribly become the only topic anyone wants to talk about. The situation is so fast-moving that in a column like this, which you may be reading a few days after it was written, all I can sensibly do is point you to the best sources of information.
The Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) is encouraging people to pay extra attention to their financial wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic, and to consider what protective steps they can take now to avoid money worries later on.