Tag Archives: money

Headline grabber: 31st July

I saw this article this morning, and being the number cruncher/budget gal I am, couldn’t resist a response Can you really survive on the State Pension alone? (link) Things like this make me laugh, or at least smile, then when … Continue reading

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Interesting times……….

I’m having a touch of deja vu, having received a letter from my building society on Friday informing me that the pittance interest rate on my savings account is being reduced to 0.50%  as from June 1st. Hang on, we’re … Continue reading

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First and last thousand

Reading in the media yesterday about the Government’s Benefit Helpline being closed over the Christmas holidays just when claimants will need it most with changes coming into force this week, made me think about money, past and present. When I … Continue reading

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The Pound in their Packet

I saw this headline today Brexit Is Going To Make It More Expensive To Eat and thought “Tell me something I don’t know”. (source) Several of my posts have already suggested consumers check the weights of their goods to see … Continue reading

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A Change is Due

I’ve been reading a lot in the media about switching energy suppliers, and how the most loyal consumers (ie. those who don’t change) are paying as much as £300 a year more than they should be. In 2014, the average … Continue reading

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Money Orientated

I hate money. Seriously. Sure, we are managing OK at the moment, but just as we seem to be making progress, a problem presents itself and I’m checking out the pennies again. Many people think that to eat healthily costs … Continue reading

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Closed due to lack of interest

I had a letter from my bank the other day. It was telling me that as from June 1st, the interest rate on my savings account was being reduced. It’s already a pittance, as are all savings rates now, unless … Continue reading

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