Five decades that changed personal finance for ever: When Money Mail began, wages were paid in cash on Fridays and tax was 95%

Five decades that changed personal finance for ever: When Money Mail began, wages were paid in cash on Fridays and tax was 95%
 

It's September 1966. In the living room the family squints at a black-and-white television with a screen no bigger than today's laptops.
Coronation Street is king of the soaps while younger children will have watched The Magic Roundabout before bed.
There's very little daytime telly. Instead, the transistor radio fills the room with pop music from a pirate radio station (Radio 1 will launch next year).
The Beatles' recently released album Revolver includes the song Taxman complaining about rates of up to 95 per cent.
In other news, England have won the World Cup on home soil, pounds,... read more

 
28 September 2016 in Business, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail
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