Read your bank statement to avoid financial misery

Many people have monthly debit orders for services they thought they'd cancelled, writes Wendy Knowler

09 April 2023 - 00:00

It’s a piece of advice I dispense regularly: “Go through your bank statement carefully every month.” Along with: “Always read the small print.” The habit has the potential to spare consumers untold financial and emotional misery...

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