Randy Ngo

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11 Ways To Create More Time To Think

It could be just a coincidence, but I don’t think so.<p>In the course of the last 10 days or so, I’ve had three in-depth conversations with businesspeople (two of them entrepreneurs) that I truly respect. The theme: Carving out more time to think.<p>All three people–two men and a woman–had been searching …

What Is Starbucks Brewing For Mobile Payments?

Why do we still have credit cards?<p>With all the advances in technology, and all the things our smart phones do, why aren’t we paying for everything using a mobile app? Why are you signing a paper restaurant receipt after paying for dinner? Why am I sliding my card through the reader so I can fill my …

Bitcoin Charity Admits Its Biggest-Ever Donation Was Likely Stolen Money

The head of a Bitcoin charity has admitted accepting a large anonymous donation even though he strongly suspected it was stolen during a raid on a cryptocurrency exchange.<p>Dmitry Murashchik, who goes under the name Rassah, runs Bitcoin 100, which exists to persuade existing charities to accept …

British Gas apologises for bad customer service

Our consumer expert gets British Gas to apologise and send a goodwill payment to a reader after its poor customer service over a heated radiator<p><i>We had a problem with the electric heater in the towel rail in our bathroom. This is part of our central heating system and is used for drying laundry in</i> …

Customer Service

EU to force Britons to publish details of wills and property

A bill being debated in Brussels would force UK citizens to disclose 'reams' of private, financial information on a public register<p>New legislation planned in Brussels is set to heap fresh costs and paperwork on families’ financial planning, as well as leaving their affairs open to unwanted public …

Rates start to rise on fixed five-year mortgages

Record-low fixed rates are edging up as lenders prepare for a base rate rise<p>Five-year fixed rate mortgages are edging up to from their record lows as the mortgage market prepares for a base rate rise. Borrowers looking to lock in a long-term fix are being urged to act quickly to secure the best …

Finance

Thousands of Barclays customer files stolen and sold to scammers – report

Details of 27,000 people who consulted bank’s advisers were allegedly copied from database to be sold on to rogue traders<p>An investigation is under way after confidential files relating to customers of Barclays Bank were allegedly stolen and sold on to rogue City traders.<p>The Mail on Sunday said …