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Michael Johnson challenges the Nest Sidecar (Jars) project

The Nest Sidecar project (now renamed “Jars”) has been sponsored by a number of leading financial services companies and some major employers  (including Timpsons and BT). This blog is an open letter to the Nest management from  Michael Johnson, in … Continue reading

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If the poor can’t save in this pandemic, when can they save?

  Yesterday I wrote about Nest Insight’s sidecar savings project (now mysteriously called “Jars”).  The article caught the eye of Michael Johnson who graphically  reminded me of the most effective means ever of increasing the savings ratio. So – covering … Continue reading

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Sidecar in a siding.

On 5th July 2017, Nest Insight introduced some savings enthusiasts to the concept of sidecar savings. I wrote about it enthusiastically. The idea was that Nest would trial this idea and then introduce it. Simple. Well maybe not quite so … Continue reading

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