Asheville, North Carolina

When designing a mountain home, real estate owners in Asheville, North Carolina garner inspiration from classic American mountain houses. After all, there’s no doubt that there’s a certain aesthetic difference when a house is in a wooded and mountainous site, from the Blue Ridge to the Adirondack Mountains. Mountain Homes…

outsourced bookkeeping

Receiving an audit notice from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) or the NSW Office of State Revenue (OSR) can be terrifying for small business owners. This is especially true if there are fines, penalties, and additional tax included. Auditing is part of being in the business, however. You have to…

Image by Bill Brooks | Flickr The monetary authority of Hong Kong is set to investigate different banks regarding alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets. Following Switzerland’s Move This news comes after Switzerland’s competition commission investigated several Swiss, US, and UK banks over possible involvement to manipulate currency rates in…

Image by Molly Ebersold | Wikimedia Siberian Sergei Falkov bought a baby crocodile in Africa two years ago, thinking it’s easier to raise it as a pet than the usual critters. He spent 24 fruitless months training the Nile crocodile, named Tuzik, but inevitably failed. Tuzik—that used to be just…