NatWest bank closures: Which London branches are closing?

O ver the years, the way many people bank has seen a significant change with most customers opting to deal with their affairs online. As such, the high street has undergone some major changes as many banks have chosen to close their branches. NatWest is one such bank that has recently announced it will be … Read more

Macklem says government will make changes to deal with Bank of Canada losses

OTTAWA – Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem says the federal government is working on legislative changes that will allow the central bank to temporarily retain profits to cover losses related to policy decisions made to boost the economy during the pandemic. The Bank of Canada normally turns a profit, which it remits to the … Read more

How to Save Money When You’re Single On a Tight Budget

No matter how you look at it, being single right now in the U.S. is expensive. From facing fewer tax advantages to not being able to split everyday costs like rent or groceries, living solo can come at a much higher price than with a partner. That said, more and more Americans are continuing to … Read more

The battle for your digital wallet heats up

What the war over your wallet means to you “The pitch for consumers is an easier online checkout experience,” Rossman said. “You won’t need to enter all of your card information because it will already be saved in the system. “And it will be managed by the banks, which will in theory have better fraud … Read more

Money Moves To Make Before The Year Ends

With the end of the year approaching, it may be time to reevaluate your finances. This year has been marked by record-high inflation and multiple interest rate hikes. As the Fed attempts to rein in inflation by raising interest rates, there’s a strong possibility that the economy teeters towards a recession in the coming months.  … Read more

Analyst sees market making a big mistake with the energy transition

The pace of change in the modern world is often rapid and dizzying. Technologies that seem integral to our lives can, in what feels like an instant, become redundant and irrelevant. Energy is one sector where innovation and new ideas matter a great deal, as countries and companies try to find ways to shift to … Read more

NYC Chase ATMs close early over ‘rising crime,’ vagrancy

Crime is making it a lot harder to get cash in the Big Apple. You can bank on it. Chase Bank is locking up multiple around-the-clock ATMs early “due to rising crime.” “Our apologies. We decide (sic) to close several ATM vestibules at 5 PM or 6 PM, aligning the hours of service to that of … Read more

Anger after Tory MP uses own staffer to show it’s possible to live off £30k, go on…

19 January 2023, 15:39 | Updated: 19 January 2023, 18:17 Lee Anderson used his staffer of an example of someone who can live off £30k in London. Picture: Alamy/Twitter A Tory MP has controversially used his staffer as an example of a person who can get by living in London on less than £30,000 a … Read more

‘Greatest tragedy’ would be if central banks don’t finish the job on inflation

Larry Summers at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. David A. Grogan | CNBC Central banks not finishing what they have started in bringing inflation back to Earth would be the “greatest tragedy” for the global economy, according to former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers. Central banks around the world have tightened monetary policy … Read more

In hindsight, monetary policy everywhere was too expansionary: Swiss central bank chief

“We probably all underestimated inflationary pressure in 2021,” Jordan told CNBC. Bloomberg / Contributor / Getty Images Monetary policy was “too expansionary” in previous years and the current surge in consumer prices has not yet been brought under control, the chairman of the Swiss National Bank Thomas Jordan said Friday. “Probably with the benefit of … Read more