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Dec 13

The four most expensive words ever

All were complicit in RBS’s tale of hubris In this excellent article by Jeremy Warner, he outlines the sorry tale that is RBS. Nobody comes out of it well and an eye to history shows none of this is new. Mr Warner quotes Sir John Templeton’s maxim that ‘the four most expensive words in the …

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Sep 22

Another Insurance Rip-Off

The Insurance Industry has rightly come in for criticism of some of its practices. They are opaque in many areas and seem to take the opportunity to load up premiums when they can. The spread of quotes can be interesting. Ranging from neat and tight groupings (surely not a cartel!?) to a huge spread. Another …

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