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Why “The Apprentice” Shows Us We Are All In Trouble

This article takes a critical, satirical look at the television show “The Apprentice,” and lampoons it for showing the worst sides of business.   You’re Wired No, that is not a typo, but an apt description of most of the so-called “contestants” or, as the producers would tell us, the “Best Business Brains” the country currently has to offer. Wired is the word I chose so as not to offend those with ment ...

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Save On Groceries With Meal Replacement Shakes

Whether your goal is to lose weight, gain muscle, or merely to save time and simplify your diet, choosing your meals wisely is a great first step on the pathway to success. However, with the rising cost of fresh produce combined with its seasonal availability, it’s getting harder and harder to eat healthy on a budget. This is where protein-rich meal replacement shakes come in, helping you keep your nutritio ...

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Cutting Costs For Your Wedding – A Real Life Story

When I first got engaged I started watching a lot of wedding shows, looking at wedding statistics and I was frankly stunned by the copious amounts of money that couples spend just for one day. The average price of a wedding in 2011 is over $20,000 and once you start looking into estimates, it can easily be priced out over that. Having to dish out this much money out of my own pocket certainly wasn’t my idea ...

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How To Set Up An Effective Savings Plan

We all know the importance of saving money, but how often to we actually do something about it? Every day that you aren’t saving pushes you further and further from your long-term financial goals.   Here is a step by step process for setting up an effective savings plan to get you headed in the right direction. Step 1 – Decide How Much You Can Actually Save The first step in setting up an ultra effecti ...

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Have I Been Mis-Sold PPI?

With tens of thousands of customers reclaiming payments and compensation for mis-sold payment protection insurance, the banking industry is starting to refuse more claims than ever before. This is because there are people who are uncertain about the reasons they have been mis-sold PPI and of course, there are those that are genuinely mistaken about the situation. Despite being turned down by their bank or l ...

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Puts And Calls In Binary Options

Puts and Calls in Binary Options are modest investment concepts that will benefit with all trades if knowledge is understood and implemented. Call options simply mean that you think the asset will rise in its value by expiry. Put options is when you believe the asset will decrease in value by the expiry. So in binary terms a call is known as “above” or “high” and put is “below or “low”.   It is importa ...

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Benefits Of Acquiring Car Insurance From Tesco

Benefits of Acquiring Car Insurance From Tesco Car insurance is now increasing in demand as more and more countries and states enforce laws and regulations that mandate drivers to have atleast basic insurance coverage. In addition, with vehicular accidents adding up to overwhelming tolls, many drivers and vehicle owners are becoming further aware of the perils entailed from not having an auto insurance back ...

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10 Important Things To Know Before Getting A QROPS

Whether you are on the verge of retiring or you are simply thinking about it, it is important to consider what you need to know about QROPS pensions, which are more formally known as Qualified Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes. This pension scheme is designed for UK pension holders who are planning to retire in a place that is not the UK. If you want to retire abroad, there are a few things that you need ...

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Think Twice Before You Submit Your Claim For PPI

The PPI mis-selling scandal is the latest problem to  rock the banking industry and has led to potential payouts worth billions of pounds.   However, many consumers have opted to get their refund with the help of a professional claims service, which for those already on a debt management plan may cause a problem.   Payment protection insurance, or PPI as it is more commonly known, has been the sub ...

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Are You Powerless To Stop Money Being Taken From Your Account?

One of the best ways to make sure you pay your bills on time and avoid any charges is to set up a regular payment agreement, where the money is debited straight from your bank account. But did you know that in some cases, you have no authority to cancel the payment if you change your mind?   Many consumers are being caught out because of the difference in paying for goods by Direct Debit and setting up ...

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