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Dispatches: Beating the Recession – Cash vs Cards

Channel 4, 8.00pm

As Britain plunges back into recession financially hard-pressed Britons are realising the value of hard cash, drawing out more from ATMs than at any time in the last five years. Personal finance expert (and The Daily Telegraph’s Retail Editor) Harry Wallop reveals why shredding your credit cards and paying in cash leaves you with more money in your pockets – and why the banks don’t want you to do it