BRUCE WHITFIELD’S LOCKDOWN DIARY: Time to scrutinise the ‘rewards’ programmes
What you could be doing now is using the time to review every single aspect of your finances and to understand precisely where your money is going every month
The Internet is awash with memes about Covid-19. The jokes and the quips are an outlet for the mass sense of trepidation at the thought not only of contracting a viral disease that has no cure, but also of the economic and long-lasting financial consequences the sudden stop in the economy will cause.
“Sometimes I sits and thinks,” reads one meme. “And sometimes I just sits.” I remember this quote from my childhood, but it’s doing the rounds again. A lockdown of at least three weeks, possibly more should conditions demand it, is the perfect opportunity to do those things you have been ignoring — probably for years...