Livret A: Exploring France's favourite nest egg
In this week's show, we take a closer look at money in France, a country where talking about financial matters can be quite taboo. The French have traditionally been big savers. So where does this tendency to stow away cash come from? We put the spotlight on one of the most popular savings options: the Livret A. Created in 1818, eight in ten French people have one of these savings accounts. So who can open one and what's so advantageous about it? We tell you more.