What’s a better deal: three-for-the-price-of-two or 70% off?
The point of the question is not to test your mental arithmetic but to demonstrate that the way retailers discount goods can be tricky – and can require a lot of thought to evaluate.
About quarter of respondents to the latest eZonomics online poll are regularly surprised by the extra costs of home ownership. Of the remainder, 66% are not regularly surprised and 10% don’t own a home.
Responsible borrowing is a routine part of managing money for many people.
However, running a household balance sheet can raise challenges.