Telegraph.co.ukSoon you won't need cash to vend snacks and drinks - or buy parking ticketsTelegraph.co.ukPartly because of the diminishing need for people to carry coins, nearly four in every five pounds (78.5pc) spent in UK shops is now made through debit and credit cards, figures from the UK Cards Association showed. By contrast, when chip and pin was ...
The IndependentQuestions of Cash: 'I had found some old traveller's cheques and tried to cash them in. But the banks said no'The Independent"I think you would find it cheaper to borrow on an unsecured basis – either an unsecured loan or a 0 per cent money-transfer credit card deal, or perhaps a combination of the two," he said. "With several lenders offering unsecured loans from £7,500 up ...
Telegraph.co.ukThe world can't afford another financial crash – it could destroy capitalism as we know itTelegraph.co.ukCentral banks, in desperation, would embrace the purest form of money-printing: they would start giving consumers actual cash to spend, temporarily turbo-charging demand while destroying any remaining respect for the idea that money needs to be earned.and more »
Financial TimesThe NHS is not dead but it needs to go under the knifeFinancial TimesIs it time to pension off this unworkable 68-year-old ideal? ... Insofar as there has been a trend in social insurance in mainland Europe, where most countries spend appreciably more than Britain on health, it has been to inject more taxpayer funding ...and more »
Telegraph.co.ukGeorge Osborne's buy-to-let raid risks damaging UK economyTelegraph.co.ukThe Chancellor has already set out plans to restrict mortgage interest rate relief for landlords from 2017. Andrew Tyrie, the chairman of the TSC, urged the Chancellor to take steps to support renters. “The measures taken to curb buy-to-let will come ...and more »