Buy Zara clothes at a fraction of the cost, and get a flight thrown in

Update 17 July 2017: We tend to think since Brexit that the pound’s weaker than it has been for decades. While somewhat true against the dollar, against the euro it’s only a tad worse now than when I first wrote this in 2014.   The logic of this blog stands just as strongly now. On the Spanish-English website...

I formally apologise for not being a payday lender

That’s what the boss of a payday loan firm thinks I should do. The man behind QuickLoans has closed down his company due to "threats of political interference by both parties". And he saves his best venom for me… In his error-strewn statement (read it in full) he says: “We believe that a ‘political correct’ group of...

The Government has sold people out over Erudio student loans

Last December I blogged to put people’s minds at ease over the student loan sell-off. Many had worriedly asked me if there would be big changes and I explained that no, there shouldn’t be as the Government had guaranteed no changes to the loan terms and conditions. Well, I was wrong.  With the benefit of hindsight, the...