Let’s Talk About Money… (Lets NOT!)

Let’s Talk About Money… (Lets NOT!)

It’s official (well, official with an ish) because we don’t talk about money, we’re amongst another two thirds who are reluctant to chit chat away or phone a friend about finance. Call us old fashioned but we were brought up to never discuss such things as ‘how much something we have costs’ and we don’t [...]
June 2010 Noteworthy News

June 2010 Noteworthy News

It probably hasn’t gone unnoticed that we have a new Government since our last newsletter. We recommend several sites for up-to-date news coverage and associated articles related to the latest changes, since Pickfords’ day at Downing Street, including HIPs being scrapped, Bank regulation reform and changes effecting the economy in general - BBC Your Money, [...]
That’ll Be Three French Hens and No Ladies Dancing

That’ll Be Three French Hens and No Ladies Dancing

Thanks to the PNC Christmas Price Index the economy can be tracked when illustrating the purchase of gifts for the traditional Twelve Days of Christmas. The Index shows, in keeping with inflation, Christmas gets more expensive each year with a 1.8% increase over last year; itself an 8.1% increase over the previous year.  This year’s True [...]
Searching for the Holy Grail

Searching for the Holy Grail

Not having an original 60’s San Franciscan Hippy Hiller amongst us doesn’t stop us appreciating that some of the best things in life are free; family, friends, sunshine and moonshine the more obvious and less debatable ones.  Snapping at the heels of Freebies is Good Value, which is equally turning out to be the elusive [...]