Finance

A Beginner’s Guide To Cryptocurrency Investing

If you want to nail one of America’s current affairs, you might consider investing in the cryptocurrencies, if not anything else. The digital world of crypto could be your Millennial go-to place when it comes to finding...

Going contactless is gloriously convenient – for all the wrong people

The dash from cash doesn’t just contribute to social exclusion, it plays into the hands of unaccountable corporationsHow convenient. The decline of cash and the rise of electronic payments makes life so much simpler:...

Isas: what are the best deals now interest rates are low?

Cash Isas are falling out of favour – but there are deals to be found if you can lock money awayIt’s tough for savers: the best-paying easy-access cash Isas – from Virgin...

We were threatened with debt collectors over a bill we weren’t allowed to pay

Green Star Energy was unable to get our names on an account despite repeated callsWe moved into a new house which had gas and electricity supplied by Green Star Energy. In the...

From Bookkeeping to Strategic Advisory: A Growth Switch for Accounting Professionals

Bookkeeping is mostly about data entry, and digitization of processes in every field is replacing the manual work. Now, client requirements have changed to financial advice rather than just compliance reporting. Thus it becomes imperative for accounting...

Why record job growth in America hides a troubling reality

High employment rates gloss over a ‘much more complicated story’ of stagnant wages and vanishing mid-level jobsJanuary marked the 100th consecutive month of job creation in the United States – a record breaking streak...

I was told it could take 12 weeks to get a refund for a...

The agent said it would take time to process, but I need the money for a house purchaseSeven months ago I paid the agent Travelup over £2,300 for a return flight from...

To survive, councils need more money. But council tax is broken

Austerity has stripped local services to the bone – and those on the lowest incomes will be forced to pay for it“The most boring and complicated subject in all of public life,”...

The Tories have form when it comes to economic catastrophe

Hard Brexit is only the latest example where the British economy has taken second place to pride and party loyaltyA no-deal Brexit is just another cataclysmic event among many in Britain’s recent history....

Waiting for money to be wired from overseas caused me stress

Barclays’ lack of communication made things worse after the death of my motherMy mother died recently and a substantial sum was wired from her estate in the Caribbean to my Barclays account. A month...

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