Listed IFA sees profits surge 90% despite RDR ‘disruption’

Listed IFA AFH Financial has seen like-for-like revenues increase 55 per cent to almost £5m as its recurring income increased 58 per cent for the six months ended 30 April 2013.In its interim results, published today (31 July), AFH reported like-for-like revenues of £4.8m, driving a surge in like-for-like profit before tax at its principal operating subsidiary, AFH Independent Financial Services, which was up 90 per cent to £834,591. Recurring income, Read more [...]

John Howard’s favourite holiday retreat Oceanside Hawk’s Nest listed for sale

The Oceanside Hawks Nest motel, which was once John Howard’s favoured family holiday retreat, has been listed for sale.   Located on the corner of Booner and Bennett Streets in Hawks Nest, on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, the motel sits on a 2,688 square metre site.   It houses a total of 52 units, 31 of which are freehold motel rooms and 21 are one and two-bedroom serviced apartments.   The motel is located 70 metres from the beach, and facilities include a heated pool, spa, and water Read more [...]

Homes for Rent in St Louis Posted for Renters Online by

One company that is now listing homes through the Real Estate News Wire company online is the ELGEO Properties company St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Renters who have an immediate need for property typically used classified listings or referrals to find housing currently for rent. The company Read more [...]

Wedding events supplier in bankruptcy court

SAN ANTONIO - A wedding services provider who filed for bankruptcy protection faced the scorn of angry brides and grooms in the federal courthouse Tuesday in a hearing for creditors of ZSR Event Productions.Zachary Rice, the owner of ZSR, took hundreds, even thousands of dollars from couples planning their weddings and then declared bankruptcy.Leticia Campa paid ZSR $3,500 for her wedding in February. "We trusted him,” Campa said. “He seemed Read more [...]

Selling Celebrity: How Much Are Bragging Rights Worth?

  We love poking our noses into the lives of the rich and famous. When the homes of celebrities and captains of industry go on the market, the properties are often regarded with more anticipation and excitement than those of their neighbors — even if the bragging rights of stardom don’t add to the price a home will ultimately fetch or even make it easier to sell. First come the house paparazzi. Media outlets like’s Cool Houses Daily buzz, touting the likes of designer Read more [...]

Jet guitarist gives to Tutungi appeal

"They're a bit of memorabilia of Australian rock'n'roll history from a band that's not around any more, and there's no chance we would ever sign another guitar I don't think. Everyone lives all over the world." Former VFL-listed player Tutungi was diagnosed with quadriplegia after an on-field accident playing for South Barwon. Cats' supporter Wilson, now based in Melbourne, heard about the injury as a football fan and of its impact via networks of friends. "It definitely resonated with me and lots Read more [...]

iPhone 5C Cases Listed On Amazon

"; document.write(gstring); } There’s no confirmation as yet if Apple really does plan on releasing a budget iPhone this year, though there have been many rumors in favor of that prospect. We’ve heard a number of monikers for this device, iPhone Mini, iPhone Lite and even iPhone 5C. What’s widely believed is that this device will be fashioned out of plastic to keep costs down. We saw iPhone 5C packaging a few days ago, today we see iPhone 5C cases being listed online at Amazon. Called Read more [...]