Teen debit card Current now acts like a real bank account

Current, the app-controlled teen debit card that’s managed by parents, is starting to look more like a bank. Today, the startup announced it’s now adding to its debit account for teens support for routing and account numbers. That means working teens will be able to direct-deposit to their Current account…

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Dry summer leads to subsidence surge

What is subsidence? Subsidence happens when the ground beneath a building loses moisture and shrinks. It can be caused by several factors, including prolonged dry spells that cause soil to lose water, as well as trees and shrubs which can absorb significant volumes of water from the soil. Clay soils…

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‘Subdued’ demand from house buyers

Prices were up 0.3% month-on-month compared with October, it said. Robert Gardner, Nationwide’s chief economist, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that there was a wide range of ways Brexit could affect the housing market, with a shock hit from a “no deal” still unlikely. “Our central expectation is the…

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