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How much is 20000 in 1840 worth today?
In Charlotte Bronte's novel, Jane Eyre inherits 20000. Assuming this takes place around 1840, how much is that worth today? Just curious as she promptly gives away 75% of it. Thanks, Anna. Just less...
16 years ago 19
 
Self Assessment Tax Return Postal Address
Hi, Could anyone please tell me where I should send my self-assessment tax return form to? In previous years I received the form from HMRC's Cardiff office (with its return address already printed),...
5 years ago 12
 
Where have all the 10p coins gone?
Is it just me, but is there a dearth of 10p coins in circulation? For a considerable time, it's been very obvious that my constantly changing collection of change has consisted of all the other...
7 years ago 51
 
Brown’s Idi Amin-style Voodoo Economics: “Print More Money”
Infamous African dictator Idi Amin was once asked what the solution was to a shortage of money in Uganda. His answer was to ?print more.? For years, this comical approach to economics was merely...
11 years ago
 
jTWScharts
hi all, i've updated the application's webpage: with several small screenshots on the Features section and I am also making available a piece of the Source code for anyone interested. my application...
13 years ago 1
 
releasing NEW cross-platform JAVA charting app. for Interactive Brokers
I am releasing my JAVA charting application for Interactive Brokers to the public. I started coding it in 2002 to assist in my trading needs and I've been using it personally every day since then to...
13 years ago 2
 
Woolwich/Barclays OpenPlan Offset Tracker Mortgage
Hi All, I'm considering getting one of the above. I've seen several posts on this group suggesting that it is better to get the Offset Tracker mortgage through Barclays rather than the Wooliwch (I...
14 years ago 3
 
How long will it take? Halifax > HSBC
Hi, How long will it take to transfer funds from a Halifax account to a HSBC account? The funds was sent this afternoon around 5:30pm How were they sent? Did the branch treat the transaction as a...
14 years ago 15
 
sort code
I have the sort code but not the bank address, any ideas how to find it 40-37-19 google finds it using "40-37-19" sort code But you need to register THe bank is HSBC Potters Bar 01707 343306 HSBC, 171...
14 years ago 3
 
Foreign accounts.
Does anyone have experience in setting up a bank account in a foreign country (in Europe, not US). Which is the best department to focus on - marketing, international banking, etc. Is it a hassle, and...
15 years ago 2
 
New software update, free for download
New software update, free download Hinweis: ab heute gibts ein Software-Update mit hervorragenden Systemen, Fibonacci,Gann usw. Gratis zum kostenlosen download Auf unserem Server Gambling-television...
16 years ago
 
How does an overdraft work?
I have a First Direct current account with a free overdraft. So what happens when I spend the overdraft and go into - credit? When do they ask for the money back? And are there hidden charges...
16 years ago 10
 
Alliance-Leicester (A&L) Internet Banking "Available balance".
Alliance-Leicester (A&L) Internet Banking "Available balance". A few days back I transferred some funds from one account to another (Both within A&L). I checked the available balance and did the...
16 years ago
 
Sort Code
Hi, Is there anyway to find out which branch a sort code belongs to? The one I need at the moment is 30-84-41 TIA Ask at any Barclays Branch. There are several ways to do this on the internet. Search...
16 years ago 7
 
Re: The Real Truth About Scotsmen!
It's not the accent. It is the fact that they speak a different language. I talked to someone who I suspect came from Essex recently and kept having to ask her to repeat things ... In article ,...
17 years ago 35
 
What is difference between run-rate and pro forma?
Thank you for your explanation. Google is you friend! run-rate - figures based on only part of a year eg we made 10K profit this quarter, so we have a run rate of £40k for this year. pro forma - how...
14 years ago 1
 
HSBC's Leadership in Private Label Financing
Claimed by HSBC: "New Merchant Relationship Underscores HSBC's Leadership in Private Label Financing" Facts behind the story: 1. HSBC's private label financing is by troubled predatory lender...
16 years ago
 
Cooperative Bank Asking for National Insurance Number After 15 Years
I have received a letter from the Cooperative Bank saying that they have to suspend payments to my ISA unless I provide my National Insurance number. They've only got a dummy number stored. I've had...
5 years ago 9
 
Tracker Mortgage Rate Cut Advice
Hi, I have a lifetime tracker mortgage with HSBC which states that they cannot charge me more than 1% over the BOE Base Rate. However, last month's half-percent rate cut has still not been passed on....
12 years ago 1
 
Hardware Authenticator
I have seen a gadget that is used to access a particular online site. RSA SecurID 700 shown on 58 The gadget displays an endless succession of 6 digit codes, each display lasting 60 seconds. Is it...
12 years ago 33