Tag Archives: banking

Don’t say YES!

I’m a bit late with this I know, but it is all to do with a telephone scam that has reached the UK where people are being asked a simple question to which they reply ‘Yes’ and suddenly they are … Continue reading

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Don’t Bank On It.

The Bank of England reduced their interest rates to an all time low of 0.25% recently, and we have been waiting to see what impact this will have on us as Bank Account Holders. Two weeks ago, we received a … Continue reading

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Working on a dream

Some dreams can be so vivid, accurate and real, that when we awaken it takes a moment or two to get our bearings and come back to normality. Sometimes we don’t want to wake up and prefer to stay in … Continue reading

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Idiot Monday

I have no idea if it’s the recent rain after so many dry days or the sudden sunshine afterwards that appears to have addled some people’s brains. We went into town today to visit one of the major banks as … Continue reading

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Chance comment, my thoughts

Hubby mentioned it and my mind went into overdrive. I wonder how you would react at the thought of……… A Cashless society. No physical money, at all.

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credit rate plummets

Most of us have heard of the term ‘Credit Rating’. The way I understand it is that it is a means of ascertaining whether a borrower is a good risk to loan money to. The Economists out there will be … Continue reading

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Congrats just a tad early

We had a call from Bro this morning congratulating us on moving into our new home. Except we hadn’t yet. Bro was hysterical on the other end of the line as he had forgotten the time difference, having read our … Continue reading

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Banking

today is confusing, frustrating, and a bloody farce. We have been with our current bankers for almost 20 years, and have never had a problem. That was until we sold our house, and were unable to give a permanent forwarding … Continue reading

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To Err is Human

Anyone can make a mistake. It’s human nature. From the guy hitting the wrong key and wiping millions off the stock market, to our choice of partner, buying a car or choosing a school for the kids.In today’s world, practically … Continue reading

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Figuratively speaking

Always on the lookout for ways and means of saving money, I read with interest a headline “50 ways to save money in 2014” Being the hopeful gullible fool I obviously am, I clicked on the article, and the more … Continue reading

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