Obsessive fan or polarised hater, filling in the blank to ‘There’s only one ____ at World Cup 2010’, will invoke a response. Be it the obvious, team, player, manager, flag, trumpet or along the lines of, place, attitude, way to find out, way to go or problem; whatever the choice tribalism stirs people up. The [...]
Thanks to the PNC Christmas Price Index the economy can be tracked when illustrating the purchase of gifts for the traditional Twelve Days of Christmas. The Index shows, in keeping with inflation, Christmas gets more expensive each year with a 1.8% increase over last year; itself an 8.1% increase over the previous year. This year’s True [...]
We were shown an interesting article recently regarding the parking of ships in shipping lanes. As we understand it these tankers are either transferring cargo, waiting, at sea rather than paying port taxes, for work to come in or waiting for the price of their cargo of crude oil to rise in the world markets. [...]
We’re always interested at Step-Up Finance to read between the lines, or in this case the numbers. We thought this article by Money Central was very interesting about the Asking Price of property , the Selling Price and, the ever popular term, Location.