If there is one thing we can count on, it is change. And when it comes to changes in selling and buying, our old friend supply and demand steps right in. In many areas of the country, we have been facing a “housing crisis” as there are not enough houses being built to keep up… Read more »

Soon there will be driverless or automated cars on our roadways and motorways, and much sooner than you may think. The auto-cars are already being tested by Google and other companies, and may be on the roadways driving us around by 2020. Which is not that far off. There have been some questions, and issues… Read more »

  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 »

  The pendulum always swings back the other way, and it is a good example of supply and demand; one moment wages are low due to high unemployment, and the next wages are rising due to low unemployment. Supply and demand, when there is a shortage of workers, wages will rise, which is what we… 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 »