Is it OK to make money from others fear?

I’ve always been someone that admires others ability to see opportunity in any situation, and the following article from TMZ that I read yesterday is no different. Now I know I spoke about Ebola the other day, and the general consensus among the people who commented was that they aren’t concerned. However, it seems that

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WTF Toys for Kids

With only about 10 weeks to go until Christmas, I have been noticing a lot more Christmas paraphernalia turning up in the shops and also on the TV. One of the advertisements that seems to always be on the TV is the Lalaloopsy Diaper Surprise. I have found it on YouTube and you can see

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Red Bull Might Not Give You Wiiings, But They Will Give You $10

You know the Red Bull slogan – Red Bull gives you wiiings. Well as it turns out, some customers decided that that slogan was a little bit misleading and that no matter how much Red Bull you consumed, you are highly unlikely to ever sprout wings. The end result was that they filed a lawsuit

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Three Garden Features That Could Improve Your Property

When it comes to improving your property, one of the most commonly neglected areas is the garden. When it’s properly maintained and has time and effort invested in it, a garden can become one of the charming places in your home, providing a delightful sense of refuge from busy modern living for the adults in

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Financial Impacts of a Global Ebola Pandemic

The thought of the Ebola Virus turning into a global pandemic isn’t exactly something to look forward to, but at this point it is certainly a possibility, even though it is primarily contained within West Africa. This last week there was cause for alarm when a man in Dallas was diagnosed with Ebola and was

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What’s more important – A pay rise or job security?

There is a hot topic for discussion where I work at the moment and it revolves around pay rises and job security. You see the company that I work for is currently undergoing negotiations with various unions as to the working conditions that staff will be covered by for the next few years

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What is The Future of Recruitment in Australia

I’m going to start off by stating a fact – recruitment can be both difficult and time consuming, and hiring the wrong person can be really costly to your business. So it is important that you get it right and that you don’t rush into hiring someone. Recently though, I have been wondering what the

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Car Considerations

I’m putting my car in for a service this week. It’s a major service (100,000 km), so that means it’s likely to be majorly expensive. Still, it’s all part and parcel of car ownership and avoiding potentially serious car troubles down the track. Although every time I put my car in for a service (every

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5 Financial Tips for 30 Somethings

Your thirties is when your income really starts to take off – you’re over your first ‘entry level’ job roles and are now really starting to make your mark career and salary-wise. This is why it’s a good time to get a little more focused on your finances, if you haven’t already. Some people in

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Why Using a Brokerage Firm is a Worthwhile Investment

In the current economic climate there is a substantial amount of distrust and uncertainty in the financial markets which unfortunately is making many reluctant about investing their money into the monetary markets. The reality though is that investment needs to happen for there to be any financial and economic growth and if you want to

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The Benefits of Building Societies

Many people in the United Kingdom are confused as to the difference between banks and building societies, from their roles to their ethos to the way they are run. They tend to imagine that they are essentially one and the same, or to discount building societies entirely on the basis that they simply don’t understand

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Ways to Sell your Home Faster

The unpredictable nature of the housing market can give you a headache if you are looking to sell your home. You may find yourself waiting an inordinate amount of time for the right buyer to come along, but what you will be pleased to know is there are ways and means to improve the saleability

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