Barclays was fined £7.7 million last month for giving poor investment advice to some customers. In spite of this poor track record, Barclays is arguing that new rules on financial advice shouldn't apply to the bank.
When the base rate is at a record low, you might think that credit card interest rates would be falling. But for too many people, the reverse has happened. Check out the results of our recent lovemoney.com poll.
Iceland's president is refusing to compensate Britain and the Netherlands for last year's payouts to Icesave savers. I can understand why the President feels that way, but Iceland will have to back down in the end.
Nobody likes tax rises. But the rotten state of the government's finances mean that rises are almost inevitable. I thought I'd run through some of the obvious tax-raising options for the next government.
Economic policymakers face a really tough decision. When should they turn off the fiscal and monetary stimulus taps? It's tough, but there's not much that most of us can do. So we might as well sit back and enjoy a bitchy contretemps between two denizens of the op-ed pages.