Category: "Money chat"

Abbey online banking still not working

Abbey's online banking system has failed now for more than four days. I cannot log on, cannot get a balance, cannot move money, pay bills online, etc. There are no notices at all on the abbey website, telling customers what is going on, when it will be… more »

Car scrappage scheme - basic maths

I always apply the ideal, "if it sounds too good to be true, then it usually is!" When the car scrappage scheme was brought in by the government, it looked too good to be true. Why hadn't it been done before? How similar to the european scrappage plan… more »

Bereaved savers insulted

The story: A lady's husband died whilst she was pregnant. He had saved a substantial amount in an ISA and over a year later, the bank still haven't paid her! Disgusting as this is, the house of commons committee has decided to, "Issue new guidelines" -… more »