Hiring a car can be a stressful business, with many hidden costs and sharp practices. Merryn Somerset Webb has some advice to make it a little less fraught.
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Most people’s experience of airport car-hire isn’t a pleasant one, with long waits, hidden charges and a curious habit of not giving you the car you ordered. It needn’t be that bad, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
If you hold a lot of tech stocks in your portfolio, you should think very seriously about diversifying away from them, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The UK may have a larger “lifestyle economy” than many countries, but that’s not why our productivity growth is worse than that of other developed nations.
Investment platforms have opened up investing for many people. But their pricing structures are obscure and switching between them is expensive and slow.
There’s no shortage of doom and gloom about at the moment, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But it’s not all bad news.
When it comes to productivity growth, Britain has lagged behind most of the developed world. But that is slowly changing. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why.
Merryn Somerset Webb picks five books for those people who think everything is just awful these days.
Countries are lining up to assert their sovereignty, says Merryn Somerset Webb. That’s bad news for supranational organisations.
Forget Marrakesh, the real Instagrammer’s paradise is Italy’s Amalfi coast, says Merryn Somerset Webb.