Here’s what’s been going on in the world of personal finance and money today:
From Money Watch:
- How To Spot A Fake Â£1 Coin – Apparently there are now 30 million fake Â£1 coins in circulation in the UK, so there’s a good chance that if you don’t have one in your wallet at the moment, you’ve probably unknowingly used one to liberate a trolley at the supermarket in the past.
So how do you spot a fake?
From around the web:
- Financial Services Authority steps in to protect bankers from their own greed and stupidity – More financial services home truths brought to us by economonkey.
- 10 free household budget spreadsheets – More useful spreadsheets for looking after your finances.
- Record one-day jump in oil price – Bad news on the price of petrol front, oil has risen in price again following recent declines, due to concerns about supply.