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Tag Archives: money
Just a thought re Big Business
Big Business is suffering in the Coronavirus pandemic, and if my understanding is correct, they too are looking to the Government for grants to tide them over. Big Business is money or maybe money is big business but I am … Continue reading
Posted in current events, Just a thought, miscellaneous, money matters, Opinions Tagged Big Business, crisis, money, opinion 13 Comments
Once in a while something in the headlines catches my eye which generates an opinion bordering on a rant. First of all, let me remind you of this from a couple of months ago: https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2019/09/14/good-news-and-bad-news/ It’s worth a read because … Continue reading
Posted in current events, diary, Just a thought, money matters, Opinions Tagged budgets, income, money 15 Comments
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
Posted in budgets, current events, Just a thought, money matters, Opinions Tagged headline, money, news, pension 2 Comments
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
Posted in budgets, change, Just a thought, money matters, Opinions Tagged interest, money, savings 15 Comments
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
Posted in budgets, current events, diary, Frugality, Just a thought, money matters, Opinions, Personal Thoughts Tagged benefits, christmas, money, Taxes 18 Comments
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
Posted in budgets, food, Frugality, Just a thought, money matters, observations, Opinions, shopping Tagged budgets, money, weights and measures 4 Comments
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
Posted in budgets, change, Just a thought, money matters, numbers, observations, Opinions Tagged budgets, energy supply, money 6 Comments
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
Posted in budgets, food, Just a thought, life afloat, lifestyle, money matters, numbers, Opinions Tagged boat maintenance, money, repair, warranty 10 Comments
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
Posted in budgets, change, current events, Just a thought, money matters, numbers, Opinions Tagged interest rates, money, savings 13 Comments
I’m rich. In fact, I’m gonna be so much richer, I have no idea what I’m going to do with this extra money. I had notification today that my Banking Pension is going up by £5.35. Now what can I … Continue reading
Posted in humour, money matters, tongue in cheek Tagged income, money Comments Off on Unexpected Wealth!