Down payments made to farmers

Advance payments from the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) are now being paid to farmers and will reach bank accounts in the coming weeks, the Rural Payments Agency announced today (19 July). In May, Environment Secretary George Eustice…

Banks are still not your friends

Alex Mashinsky liked to tell people that "banks are not your friends". Banks have stopped caring about their depositors, he said, and haven't innovated since the ATM, a line he borrowed from former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul…

Buy a house with money

If you're shopping for a home, especially in a booming market like this, you may hear of people bidding cash to buy properties in your area. There are many benefits to buying a home with cash, including making your offer more attractive to…