Twitter founder Jack Dorsey splashes £20bn on ‘buy now, pay later’ firm 

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey splashes £20bn on ‘buy now, pay later’ firm, making it the biggest ever buyout of an Australian company Jack Dorsey’s financial services firm Square has purchased Afterpay Afterpay’s stock stood at at just over A$12 (£8.64) in early 2020 But it was at A$114.80 (£86.62) last night while Square’s share price also rose … Read more

Best buy easy-access savings rate launched by Coventry Building Society

New easy-access best buy savings deal launched by Coventry Building Society: Will it help trigger competition from rivals? By Lee Boyce for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 04:58 EDT, 23 July 2021 | Updated: 05:05 EDT, 23 July 2021 Coventry Building Society has launched a best buy easy-access savings account today paying 0.55 per cent. This rate nudges … Read more

Turned down for mortgages after using buy now pay later shopping deals

Klarna could cost you a mortgage: Home buyers turned down for loans after using buy now pay later deals By Helena Kelly For The Daily Mail Published: 17:01 EDT, 20 July 2021 | Updated: 17:45 EDT, 20 July 2021 Aspiring homeowners are reportedly being turned down for house loans as they have used buy now … Read more

Visa to buy Swedish fintech start-up Tink for nearly £2bn

Visa to buy Swedish fintech start-up Tink for nearly £2bn: Payments giant snaps up open banking platform after being forced to abandon similar deal Visa is buying Swedish fin-tech Tink for $2.2bn Tink develops technology to allow fintechs to connect to customers from different financial institutions  It comes after Visa was forced to abandon its … Read more

You can buy Ghost at M&S, Sam Cam at Fenwick and Savannah Miller at Next

The high street’s gone high end: You can buy Ghost at M&S, Sam Cam at Fenwick and Savannah Miller at Next Gemma Champ reveals tea dresses as this summer’s trend for garden parties UK-based fashion expert shares new designer-meets-High-Street collections  Among them is Ghost’s third affordable collaboration with Marks & Spencer  By Gemma Champ for … Read more

You can buy Croatian carmaker Rimac’s new 1,900-horsepower electric hypercar Nevera for $2.5 million

Croatian carmaker Rimac has unveiled the Nevara, its production-ready electric hypercar with a hefty price tag of $2.4 million. Initially branded as The Rimac C_Two, the 1,914-horsepower two-seater was first teased at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. It’s powered by a 120kWh battery pack with a quad-motor system that Rimac says can get it to … Read more

Help to Buy owners find rising house prices have bumped up their debts

Borrowers who used Help to Buy loans to purchase their homes and are now selling up are finding rising house prices have bumped up their debt and created a nice litle earner for the Government. The number of home buyers using Help to Buy Equity Loans has surged by 40 per cent in a year, … Read more

Best buy savings bank PCF suspends share trading as chief exec resigns

Best buy savings bank PCF suspends share trading as chief executive of 13 years resigns PCF Bank opened its doors in 2017 and often offers best buy savings rates  The AIM-listed lender suspended trading in its shares on Wednesday  It said it was reviewing its ‘financial controls and reporting processes’ It told This is Money … Read more

Is it crazy to buy art that doesn’t physically exist?

Investing in collectables is nothing new. It ranges from traditional investments such as paintings and fine wines to more outlandish Beanie Baby toys and even tulip bulbs.  Until now, collectables have been physical objects, but the latest craze is virtual-based.  Investors are collecting non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which are essentially digital receipts that prove they own … Read more

Man ‘unbuckles baby’s pram straps and tries to buy the infant from terrified mother

Man ‘unbuckles baby’s pram straps and tries to buy the infant from terrified mother on busy street’ Mother was walking with her baby in a pushchair at around 8.30am in Dudley  A man approached her and asked to buy her baby before blocking her path  Man tried to unbuckle baby’s restraints but she managed to … Read more