Category: taxation

A True Prisoner’s Dilemma

Banks are no strangers to controversy – we only get a glimpse of their colossal levels of errors of judgement during times like the great financial crash of 2008. Most big banks have a mandate (without your consent) to use funds deposited to trade and participate in complex and highly risky investments like stocks, currencies,

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Financing your Small Business

When considering small business financing, it is important to understand all your available options. If not, investors can easily take advantage of you and offer unfair terms. So before raising any money, find out if using equity, debt or convertible debt financing makes the most sense for you to grow your business. Equity Raising capital

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Can’t Get No Satisfaction

In economic terminology, the term “utility” has not much to do with multifunctionality nor completing specific useful tasks. It does in context, relate to the level of satisfaction or “completeness/contentment” one derives from the consumption of a product or service. For example, there is only so much pizza one can eat before feeling ill from

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Elasticity and Sin Tax

We can change our dependence on certain goods and services so that we don’t take too high a knock when their prices fluctuate. Life is about making choices. As rational beings, we tend to make the choices that benefit our wealth and well-being. But some options and choices have to be made on our behalf

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