Friday 23 February 2018

Bank slip-up

•I'm not sure if this is economically relevant, maybe it is more socially relevant, but anyway, last week I was asked to visit my bank -- bailed out by this State -- to discuss my repayments on my substantial student loan.

As I have returned to education (again), I had asked for an extension on paying interest only (rather than capital repayments) as my income at the moment struggles to meet my outgoing costs.

As I sat there signing forms allowing me some respite until December, with my one-year-old son on my lap, he was distracting himself by playing with a single Post-it that he had picked up from the desk.

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