Tag Archives: Observer

The banks are at it again

On the 9th October 2012 in the Observer there was an excellent article by Lucy Rock called “Generation Rent:why millions are locked out of owning their own homes”. Young people cannot get mortgages yet people can easily get buy to let mortgages.  Young people on low incomes , students with student loans to pay off can whistle down the wind.Meanwhile people with a bit of disposable income can buy a […]

City fees are eating into our pensions

There was an article in the Observer on the 18th December 2011 on disreputable practices in the City of London – this time they have been taking pensioners for a ride with high fees being charged for managing  pension funds. David Cameron at the same time was banging on about his conviction in the moral […]