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Day: December 30, 2019

Trick to help you save more than £660 in 2020
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Trick to help you save more than £660 in 2020

    An ingenious moneysaving tip could help you set aside more than £600 over 2020 by putting a tiny amount aside each day. The method, highlighted by the Daily Star , is surprisingly simple. And at the end of the year, you'll have £667.95 set aside. It works like this on January 1, put 1p into a jar. The following day, put 2p aside, and keep on going all the way until December 31. By adding a penny with each day that passes, the money will soon mount up. On the 100th day of the year, you'll be putting in £1, and by the 200th this will be up to £2. By the end of October, daily contributions will be just over £3. On December 31, the final contribution will be £3.65. Of course if you're worried about an expensive December, the Daily Star points out, you could flip it ar...
UK expects record tourism in 2020
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UK expects record tourism in 2020

    Britain is set to welcome a record number of international tourists in 2020, a new forecast shows. Visit Britain, the national tourism agency, is predicting that the number of overseas visitors to the UK next year will rise to 39.7million - up 2.9 per cent on 2019. It also estimated that spending by these visitors will hit a record £26.6billion next year - a 6.6 per cent increase in spending in 2019, which is expected to top out at £25billion. Meanwhile, data from ForwardKeys, a flight data analysis firm, shows that flight bookings overall to the UK from December 2019 to May 2020 are up five per cent compared to the same period last year. Forward bookings to the UK from China and South Asia are particularly strong, up 33 per cent and 22 per cent respectively. The...