Putting the ‘personal’ into personal finance

Putting the ‘personal’ into personal finance
Tangling with rail fares, refunds and John Lewis deliveries

This week I’m truly putting the “personal” into personal finance: three money issues have affected me directly – and they’re tangled up with national stories.

• Trains The number of passenger journeys has doubled since 1997, says the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) in a volley aimed at Jeremy Corbyn’s renationalisation dream. Yet for a journey from London to Hastings last week for my parents’ 60th wedding anniversary, the fare would have been £33 return, or £66 for the two of us. Taxis to and from the station would add another £15, making the total £81.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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