Money

Questions of Cash

A reader faced charges of up to £85 from a car park managing company, despite CCTV footage showing the car leaving within the paid ticketed time

How to get your finances straight for a Brexit Emergency Budget

George Osborne sparked fury during the referendum campaign when he claimed a vote for Brexit would result in an emergency budget full of tax rises and spending cuts – and the fact the Chancellor hasn’t followed through on this threat has been seized upon by his critics. However, it’s too early to breathe a sigh of relief: Osborne has postponed a budget response to Brexit, rather than cancelling it altogether.

Plastic fantastic

The 50th anniversary of the first credit card in the UK has been met with accusations of ongoing rip-offs and unfair tactics as 19 million people struggle with decade-long debt