Family Day Trips that won’t Bust your Budget

Dec 20

Family Day Trips that won’t Bust your Budget

Spending a fun day out with the family is really important from time to time. These occasions make great bonding experiences and they can leave you with memories to last a lifetime. The only trouble is, if you’re not careful, you can end up spending a fortune.

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Money – The Root of All Evil or the Road to Happiness?

Dec 19

Money – The Root of All Evil or the Road to Happiness?

Do you buy a lottery ticket every week?  Most of us do don’t’ we, and then we dream about all the things that we would do if money were no object.  That big mansion with the swimming pool and outdoor tennis courts.  The Porsche in the 2-car garage, maybe with a top of the range BMW alongside it.  Of course, one would be a convertible for the days when the sun shines.  Then there’s the holiday abroad – at least three times a year, including skiing in the French Alps.  Our wardrobes would be bursting with the latest clothes to hit the shelves, a monthly shopping trip would take us to Harrods and our kids would get toys from Hamleys.  But would we really be happy, even then?

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A Short List of Essential Financial Acronyms

Dec 05

A Short List of Essential Financial Acronyms

The world of finance and economics can be a confusing and befuddling place for the average Joe. Whilst it was once easy to dismiss these activities as irrelevant to one’s day to day life, the banking crisis of 2008 has taught us how short sighted this attitude is.

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Time is Money; Research is Fuel

Dec 05

Time is Money; Research is Fuel

Finding and retaining a solid customer base is the key to running a successful business, so identifying how and why consumers spend their money is always the ultimate aim for any company. If you can create and market a product people want or need, then you can certainly claim to operate a successful business. The best way to examine consumers buying habits is to ask them, and that involves some form of market research. Companies that understand their customer can use that knowledge to their advantage in many ways.

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Five Things to Avoid as a Business Manager

Dec 02

Five Things to Avoid as a Business Manager

Managing a business is never easy – no matter how passionate you are. You are always going to enjoy it, but there are sure to be obstacles that come your way. If any things to pop up, you need to think quickly and strategically about the best way to solve the problem. However being a business manager is not all about the things you should be doing. There are a number of things you need to remember not to do as well.

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