Court of Auditors investigates the public money to hunters in France

The Court of Auditors Investigates the Millions of Euros of Public Money Paid to Hunters

The institution is surprised that the public service missions entrusted to the federations of hunters are not better controlled, and that the latter do not report more on the use of the sums granted by the State. Hunters don’t just kill animals. The law has in fact entrusted them with public service missions, such as the […]

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Drops of 5-7% on the price of many products should start to show up on supermarket shelves.

Pasta, Oil, Poultry … Price Reductions of 5% to 7% in Supermarkets this Thursday

The Minister Delegate for Trade announced, this Thursday 13th July 2023, that reductions are beginning to be seen the shelves of supermarkets. Others should follow. “We are emerging from a period of very significant inflation, and the decline is beginning,” rejoiced Olivia Grégoire at the microphone of SudRadio, this Thursday 13th July 2023.  The Minister Delegate […]

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Pension reform plans for Self-employed in France

Self-Employed: Why the Reform to Increase their Retirement could be a Flop

The pension reform plans to review the contribution base for self-employed workers to improve their pension rights. But this change may not produce the expected effects. An interesting goal that might not be achieved. By presenting the pension reform, the government has undertaken to raise the pensions of the self-employed, in particular those who receive the smallest […]

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After having achieved a yield not seen for nearly forty years, the LEP interest rate will gradually fall

LEP: How Much Time do you have Left to Take Advantage of the Hot Rate in this Plan?

After having achieved a yield not seen for nearly forty years, the LEP interest rate will gradually fall with the expected decline in inflation. For eligible individuals, however, there is still a little time to take advantage of it. The end of a golden age? Since February 1st, the return on the Livret d’épargne populaire (LEP) has peaked […]

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The airline EasyJet has announced the elimination of 1,700 flights over the next three months.

EasyJet: Why the Airline Decides to Cancel 1,700 Flights this Summer

In total, some 180,000 EasyJet passengers are expected to be affected by these cancellations for July, August and September 2023. The most affected airport is London Gatwick. Did you plan to fly this summer? If you had bet on EasyJet, you could have a bad surprise. This Monday, July 10, 2023, the airline announced the elimination of 1,700 […]

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The beginnings of good news on inflation in France

Inflation: “We Have the Beginnings of Good News”, says the Governor of the Banque de France

This Tuesday 11th July 2023, the Governor of the Banque de France spoke about inflation in France, announcing that the institution has “the beginnings of good news. On the increase in the future rate of the livret A, which should be announced Thursday 13th July 2023, François Villeroy de Galhau remained cautious. Bruno Le Maire, […]

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According to Standard Chartered, Bitcoin (BTC) will climb to $120,000

According to Standard Chartered, Bitcoin (BTC) will Climb to $120,000

CRYPTO: The international bank Standard Chartered expects strong upward pressure on Bitcoin and estimates that the BTC could exceed 100,000 dollars before the end of 2024. The international bank Standard Chartered expects strong upward pressure on Bitcoin. In a recent report, she estimates that the BTC could exceed 100,000 dollars before the end of 2024. Among […]

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SNCF launches 200,000 Intercités train tickets at 19 euros for this summer

Holidays: SNCF Launches 200,000 Intercités Train Tickets at 19 Euros for this Summer

TRAVEL: The SNCF “good plans” operation begins this Friday 7th July 2023 and ends on the 15th July 2023, for trips until the 31st August 2023. Thing promised, thing due. As the summer season continues and many French people are preparing to go on vacation, good news awaits those who have opted for the train. Travelling to […]

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summer sales 2023 extended by one week

Riots: Summer Sales 2023 Extended by One Week

Another additional measure, revealed by the Minister Delegate for SMEs this Wednesday 5th July 2023: the possibility for traders to open this Sunday 9th July 2023. More than a thousand businesses were affected by the riots following the death of Nahel and the disastrous turnover in the middle of the sales period. This is the assessment of the riots for traders, […]

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CBDC - What could the digital euro be used for?

What Could the Digital Euro be Used For?

Monetary sovereignty, privacy, cash replacement, the European Central Bank’s digital euro project raises many questions. The legal framework for the future digital euro, also known as the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is a dematerialised version of the single currency, was unveiled on Wednesday 28th June 2023 by the European Commission. The project is not yet precise […]

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