Tag: cash

May 20, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Loan shark Beware lenders using the words  “cash advance” instead of “loan” in documents.  This is designed to avoid usury laws and licensing requirements.  Consumer laws protect individuals from being fleeced.  But there’s no help for firms who borrow under deals which unfairly enrich the lender Guessed the Word?         Series 42 (2/8)   …

March 14, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Cash is king.  Used in 80% of payments in Germany, 50% in UK and USA, 45% in Holland, but Sweden is becoming cashless.  €500 “Bin Laden” note (few have seen, but many recognize) being phased out by end-2018 Guessed the Word?       Series 21 (6/7)        [pic: CNN]

February 14, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Safe deposit box Film characters store what they like.  But banks’ prohibited items can include cash.  And drugs, chemicals, guns, knives, ammunition, banned items, anything offensive, immoral, obscene, indecent, defamatory, slanderous or used in terrorism Guessed the Word?       Series 19 (6/7)         [pic: Igor Shubin]

December 18, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Wish-list We over-estimate how welcome spontaneous gifts will be.  Recipients prefer gifts from their wish-list. But money as a gift is liked even more: it’s always the right colour, and fits everybody Guessed the Word?       Series 15 (3/3)       [photo: mark adriane]