I recently asked my travel insurer, Holidaysafe, for a renewal quote.
To my surprise, there was barely an increase in the price – unheard of when it comes to insurance, where the norm is a hefty price hike dished out to ‘reward’ loyalty.
An email that I received this week emphasises the importance of diversification in an investment portfolio.
Looking out of the office window, summer may have finally arrived (although this statement is subject to change at any time), which means it’s time to read a decent book in the garden.
I’ve never been much of a pet person. As a child, our family had two gerbils, one after the other. Both were named ‘Gary’ – not because my parents were particularly enthralled with that name, but after a certain Mr Speed (RIP) and Mr Lineker.
Last night we presented the award for Britain’s Most Trusted Financial Provider to Metro Bank, as the culmination of our Customer Service Awards 2016.
A ‘grand don’t come for free’ was one of the catchily titled albums from Noughties garage group The Streets.
But I think vocalist Mike Skinner was wrong.
One of the reasons that wealthy people from countries such as China and Russia are so keen to buy property in London is because England boasts an extremely robust legal system. For all this country’s faults, it’s recognised as having a stable government that doesn’t have a history of seizing private citizens’ property. The Law of the United Kingdom is a strong one.
Like many people up and down the country, I’ve just spent time with my extended family over the bank holiday weekend. And like many families, we did end up talking about money.
Weddings – a marriage made in heaven for the bride and groom, but most certainly not joyous occasions for our purse strings.