Simple Ten Point Guide To the VAT Rate Change

The UK rate of VAT changes at the start of January 2011. Only a couple of years ago we saw the rate reduce to 15% and then return again to 17.5% a year later. On both occasions many people were confused and this change will probably be no different. It is important to...

Raising A Confident Child

I was musing as to what was the most important thing a parent could teach his child and it occurred to me that it must be confidence because confidence is at the root of success. It is that characteristic that impels someone to reach out and risk new ventures while...

Parental Guide to Social Networking

A few years ago parents were concerned with the whereabouts of their children at night, now it has changed to whereabouts of their children on the internet at night. Well, it’s not so funny if the security implications are taken into consideration. Social...

New Year's Resolutions for Your Wallet

When the big ball dropped at midnight New Year’s Eve, the calendar changed, but will you? After two years of recession and recovery that is moving slower than molasses going uphill in January, Certified Financial Planner Louis Scatigna, author of The Financial...

Lunch Time With Toddlers (Age 1-4)

Toddlers are selective, predictable and stubborn. Here are some tips to make lunchtime fun for your toddler! Schedule: A key to toddler lunchtime good behavior is keeping to the same schedule every day. Sit down at the same time each day for lunch with your toddler....

Let Her Do Her Job!

If you have any hope for sanity in running your business or department, read this article and implement it. If you want to continue to be overworked, underpaid and resentful of those who work for you who sneak out the door at 5:01 pm while you burn the midnight oil,...