The GBP/EUR exchange rate was higher after the last meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday. The central bank did not raise interest rates as expected, but plans to withdraw its stimulus efforts sooner. It will be the first meeting of political decision-makers since the beginning of theRead More →

Getting older opens up a world of discounts available only to those in their prime. In addition to savings at your favorite restaurant, seniors can take advantage of discounts on banking services. Senior-friendly bank accounts can have benefits such as no monthly maintenance fees (or waivers of fees), free checks,Read More →

There were two early Christmas surprises in this month’s economic news, as the Bank of England raised interest rates after a surprisingly rapid rise in inflation. While that’s not necessarily good news, there’s also reason to think things might not be too gloomy. This preview examines the economic data releasedRead More →