If you have been watching the TV lately, and are not a Scrooge, then you know it is becoming Christmas Season, and becoming it quickly in a big way. Tis the season, as they say, and tis the season for the shops and stores to ramp-up in order to get ready for the onslaught… Read more »


  Competition in the food business, in particular the supermarkets, is fierce. Just look at all the choices of stores and shops we have. Two of the smaller supermarket chains Aldi and Lidl, have grown over the years and also increased their market shares. Lidl in particular have done well over the years, and at… Read more »


  When you need to take out an insurance policy, there are many ways to go about this. You can contact a company you may have an existing insurance policy with, and get details and a quote from them. You can review insurance comparison web sites and get information and details from them. And you… Read more »


  Recently Sainsbury’s has reported that while their sales have risen, profits have dropped by 9%. Sainsbury’s is the UK’s second largest supermarket chain, and reported profits of £251 million, while “like-for-like” sales were up 1.6%, this excludes fuel. Why the increased sales yet a fall in profits, this was due to “wage cost inflation”,… Read more »


  In these trying times of fraud, identity theft and scams, we must remain vigilant in protecting our details, and be aware of all the latest scams and trickery that is being devised and perpetrated out in the new realm of mischief know as the Internet. New scams are being thought up by criminals on… Read more »


There have been many changes to the face of banks and banking over the year, how we bank, online banking, mobile applications for banking, but one fact remains, we need banks and a bank account. How we bank may be changing, but we still use banks. Due to the fact that many of us are… Read more »


  Depending on what part of the country you live in, and where you live, you may have noticed that many bank branches are closing down. This is in part due to our changing banking habits. Yes, we all need bank accounts, but more and more we are doing our banking online, or through the… Read more »