GROWING CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

There has been a lot of concern lately about the coronavirus & I totally understand why. Personally I don’t think the average person understands how far reaching the consequences of this epidemic will be. People are concerned, & rightly so, about catching the virus however the economic effects are going to be severe as well. […]

A GREAT YEAR AHEAD

Action & Money Make the difference The top 1% always have a plan. A great way to start the year is by decluttering – your home, your office. There is so much value laying around you, you will be surprised! Get  rid or the old & make way for the new & exciting plans that […]

50% off – Really?

I just walked through Westfields today & the number of shops with signs up saying ‘up to 50% off for Xmas’ is truly amazing. My question to that is ‘really?’ I just can’t imagine a business staying in business if it really offering 50% sales. I then start to say ‘wow – the starting price […]

ANCIENT GREEK LENDING

When I’m out & I mention that I’m a pawnbroker I usually get such a negative reaction. “Oh you are just dealing with junkies & thieves & ripping people off!” Sometimes I get tired of it but mostly I feel that these people are just really ill informed. The people I deal with are real […]

GOLD JEWELLERY’S UNMATCHED APPEAL

Over the years gold jewellery has always had competition. Booms in silver & costume jewellery have always come & gone as consumers often know they are short-term fashion pieces & rarely retain any value. Unlike gold. There has certainly been many trends of gold plated or fashion items that consumers have purchased for that bit of […]