17 Jan

When I started secondary school in 1997, I was one of the few people in a class of 30-odd people whose parents were still happily married. Why is this? An annual report by The National Marriage Project, under the direction of W. Bradford Wilcox, had the aim “to analyse the social and cultural forces shaping contemporary marriage, and to identify…

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01 Dec

Are we in the midst of a shift away from the hyper-consumption of the 20th century to an age of shared product usage and reduced sole product ownership? In todays blog post we delve into a recent study on “the sharing economy” by the Latitude Group and Shareable Magazine. The study reviews future consumption trends,  one of them being Collaborative Consumption….

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18 Nov

It seems that nobody has told the kids – or the Royal Family for that matter – about the recession yet. With letters to Santa already on their way, rumour has it that the Prime Minister has been asking for a royal wedding to cheer the country up. Kids have been ignoring their parents agonised looks, and browsing Apple’s product…

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29 Jul

All of us have phones at home and many of us also have mobile phones. However, the home phone is not cheap. Just the basic monthly bill is around $30, in the UK it is usually £10 to £15 for line rental, and that is before you have even made any calls. One of the ways to save money is…

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21 Jul

Nobody can blame you for wanting to have all of the latest tech gadgets that come available. And nobody can blame you for wanting to save money in a time when the prices of everything from gas to credit card transaction fees are on the rise. Are these two desires mutually exclusive? It’s definitely true that it’s difficult to be…

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09 Jul

  Note: Most of the info in this post is for US readers, but the same principles for saving money will work in the UK. Today, just to have a LAN telephone line costs about 30 dollars per month. And if you make phone calls, the costs go up. What many people do not realize is that free calls can be made

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