Most schemes on the internet promise to pay you a lot and invariably end up not doing so. The reasons are several: the type of earnings cited cannot really be sustained and in the case of surveys, once you’ve had your lot there may be no more because your profile doesn’t fit the rest of…Read More Prolific Academic Review – Get Paid to help out Students
One of the biggest stories to hit the FTSE index for a while surrounds BT Group, who have uncovered an alarming discrepancy during an audit of their Italian businesses. In the main, this seems to have revolved around the incorrect allocation of sales, and also complicated factoring, purchasing and leasing transactions. Because of the accounting…Read More BT Group Italian Accounting Scandal: A Case for a Rebound?
One of the more mundane things I challenge myself to do every year is to look after my health a bit more. Together with the 1,000 rep challenge (failing miserably, may blog about later at some other point), and the yoga challenge (appalling, no comment), I have found another one: drink Berocca for 90 days…Read More Challenge: The 90 Day Berocca Challenge: Drinking It Everyday
Penny shares get a bad rep, and this is for good reason: the vast majority of them make poor investments. The FTSE All-Share index is packed full of companies that are doing literally nothing – big traps for your money. And this is compounded by the fact that there are no FTSE 350 shares priced…Read More FTSE All-Share Value Investment: Aukett Swanke
I’ve gotta say, I’m a massive fan of Amazon. I would hold their shares, but it appears that many more people than me hold that view. Along with firms like eBay, they are one of the few real stars of the dotcom era in which your investment would have been returned hundreds of times over.…Read More Groceries and Food: The Next Frontier for Amazon
In a development that isn’t particularly surprising, British Airways has now, from this week at least decided to charge for food and drink on its short-haul flights in economy classes. The days of having a free beer or a glass of wine on board your flight to Europe is now gone, although you’re more than…Read More Official: British Airways Becomes a Low-Cost Short Haul Airline