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Buy-back of RTT: understand this measure for purchasing power in 5 questions

1- Who is concerned? To benefit from this measure in favor of purchasing power, you must of course have RTT. But that's not all: your company must also be willing and ready to convert your untaken RTT into cash. This is why this measure in favor of the Purchasing power of the French will not ben ...

04
Aug
2022

6 ideas to boost your purchasing power immediately

h offers you to invest the roundings of your shopping. The digital form of "I keep my pennies in a box". And do you have other ideas to boost your purchasing power or save money? Share your solutions with us in the comments. ...

01
June
2022

Purchasing power: the anti-inflation basket in 5 questions

rnment has announced the implementation of an anti-inflation basket for early March, in response to rising prices that continue to eat away at French purchasing power. Olivia Grégoire, the Minister Delegate for Trade, announced that this basket, offered by participating retailers, would consist ...

14
Feb
2023

The revaluation of the SMIC: how does it work?

ore specifically, this calculation takes into account: - inflation for the 20% of households with the lowest incomes. - Half of the gain in purchasing power of the basic hourly wage for workers and employees (SHBOE). In addition, if the consumer price index increases by at least 2% co ...

19
Dec
2022

It's Worth It: A Clever Consumer Magazine Hosted by Faustine Bollaert

A consumer magazine with a light-hearted tone. The rise in prices and the decline in the purchasing power of the French are very topical issues. With the new magazine "Ça vaut le coup," airing Saturdays at 5:05 PM since November 18, 2023, France 2 has opted to tackle these issues in a much lighter ...

24
Nov
2023

World Bicycle Day: Why Pedaling is the Solution to Your Problems

Cycling boosts your purchasing power. What if, to escape rampant inflation, it was enough to hop on a bike? Of course, bikes and their spare parts are not an exception in the context of the general price increase... However, once you have purchased your bicycle, every trip powered by your legs sav ...

03
June
2024

Black Friday: 3 solidarity alternatives

Black Friday - donate 10% of the profits from this day to a charity. Participating merchants stress that if you really want to increase your Purchasing power it is better to buy less but better. This includes preferring quality products made with respect for the environment and human bei ...

30
Nov
2021

Inflation compensation: 5 questions to understand

ope with the rise in prices, and in particular the rise in the price of energy and fuel. As its name indicates, this sum is intended to preserve the Purchasing power of the most vulnerable French people and the middle classes in the face of inflation at the end of 2021. 2- Who is concerned? T ...

10
Dec
2021

Transport costs: understanding the mobility voucher in 5 questions

5- What is the interest of this new feature? As fuel prices soar, the arrival of mobility vouchers in companies is a welcome boost to employees' purchasing power. This means of payment avoids employees having to advance money and fill out expense reports to be reimbursed. The mobility vou ...

30
Dec
2021

Christmas gift: the trend of second-hand toys

oods, the price of Christmas toys is likely to increase by an average of 10% in 2022 compared to 2021. In this context where rising prices reduce the purchasing power of families, the second-hand toy appears more than ever as a good alternative. On average, the price of a second-hand toy is less ...

06
Dec
2022

Decoration: 5 tips to furnish yourself cheaply

th the sellers, especially if you buy several items from them. 2- Used items in stores or online With the rise in new prices and the decline in the purchasing power of the French, more and more websites are specializing in second hand items. The second good plan to know to furnish yourself ch ...

15
Mar
2023

Cheaper holidays: what if you tried green tourism?

"Why take the train instead of the plane?" To travel cheaper, many French people will stay in France or visit our European neighbors this summer. Since Europe has a dense enough rail network, the first good plan to combine green tourism and cheaper holidays is to prefer the train to the plane. To ...

12
June
2023

Gold, have you thought about investing?

mic upheavals, gold is defined as a shield against inflation that protects you from any crisis. One of its advantages is indeed that it maintains its purchasing power in the long term without experiencing too significant fluctuations. Note that when inflation increases, the value of gold either rema ...

22
Sep
2023

Halloween: candy knows no crisis.

fectioners' Union, candy and lollipop sales, across all distribution channels, are not affected by the crisis. Despite inflation and the decrease in purchasing power of the French people, candy sales have set new records even before Halloween. They have shown a growth of 16.7% between the end of Au ...

31
Oct
2023

Food Security Social Welfare: An Idea Tested in Several French Cities

s system is not intended to be profitable but rather to meet a population need—a need that is even more pressing in the current context of inflation and purchasing power crisis. If you want to learn more about this system and the various experiments underway in France, we invite you to visit the ...

29
Nov
2023