End Of Year Economic Report

The recent BoE’s summary, from their Agent’s economic reports (referring to October and November) showed an unsurprising weakening in the growth of retail sales, uncertainty relating to Brexit and a subdued housing market with weighed on demand. There was mixed demand from suppliers to the construction sector with some reporting continued growth in demand for [...]

Undiscovered Upset

I read another story. In this one, I learnt that some States in the U.S. allegedly still use jail as a method for some types of unpaid debts - unpaid medical bills, student loans and (in this case) the Vet bill can all get you handcuffed, and a mugshot taken. The stories from the report, [...]

Losing Control

In true Social Media fashion, I want to share a fascinating article that I came across about someone who sold his fate to investors. A publicly traded person. He decided he was valued at 100,000 shares ($1 apiece), return on profits was made outside of his day job. He sold shares and the reality of his [...]

It’s A Fair Price

How to decide which property to invest in is difficult – many an enthusiast flounders between selling agent, seller, and the clock. According to some selling agents, West is the new South a for a property, and according to others West, North, East or South could be the place to head when looking to bag [...]

Needless Debt

Without needing all the usual British Summer paraphernalia of coats and umbrellas, the warm evenings brought about by a quintessential summer has stretched my thinking time. Amongst my meanderings, I realized that I haven’t met a successful small business owner who hasn’t experienced a failure or had a needless debt. After investing endless hours and [...]