Tag: money

July 24, 2012

I had to fly out to the Netherlands last week. It was a last minute thing, so I ended up buying Euros at London City Airport, using my personal VISA Debit card (I would claim back expenses later). Because it was a Debit card, and…

May 26, 2011

A couple of months back, I made a post about Santander. This will hopefully be the last post I ever make about them. A recap – having been a happy customer with National Girobank for most of my working life, when it got privatised and…

February 12, 2011

There’s an old saying about how to make a small fortune… start with a large one. Of course, it is a joke, but there is some element of truth in that, especially if the large fortune you are using is someone else’s. Many years ago,…