Millions could suffer in ‘cashless’ Britain

Millions could suffer in ‘cashless’ Britain

Millions of elderly and vulnerable people could suffer as Britain sleepwalks into becoming a cashless society claims a new study. A report by former Chief Ombudsman Natalie Ceeney says banknotes and coins are a necessity for eight million people. Concern was also expressed for people living in rural areas or struggling with debt. The Access …

Don’t ‘binge borrow’ over Christmas shoppers warned

Don’t ‘binge borrow’ over Christmas shoppers warned

As Britain’s credit card debt hits £17.1 billion, shoppers are being warned about the consequences of ‘binge borrowing’ and paying for Christmas on plastic. Statistics from UK Finance have revealed the record debt mountain last month showed credit card spending 11.6% higher than last year. Warning Charities are warning that families risk being caught in …