How Tado’s New Smart Thermostat Could Slash Your Energy Bills

Posted on September 15, 2015Categories Technology   Leave a comment on How Tado’s New Smart Thermostat Could Slash Your Energy Bills

There are few things we Americans love more than air conditioning. Air conditioners provide an essential respite from the sweltering heat of summer, helping us stay cool and comfortable no matter what it’s like outside. And with 90% of new homes in the U.S. coming equipped with air conditioning, it’s a near guarantee that you’ll have an air conditioner in your living space. But what if there was a way to make your air conditioning system do even more for … Continue reading “How Tado’s New Smart Thermostat Could Slash Your Energy Bills”

West Coast Prepares for El Nino with Some Help from Roofers

Posted on September 4, 2015Categories Business   Leave a comment on West Coast Prepares for El Nino with Some Help from Roofers

Board up the windows and batten down the hatches — El Nino is on its way to the West Coast. At least that’s what the National Weather Service is calling for. A local CBS San Francisco Bay Area affiliate, KPIX 5, reported Monday they are placing the chance of seeing the storm this winter at 90%. This news is far from breaking as it has been a general belief in the meteorology community this summer, but one of the effects … Continue reading “West Coast Prepares for El Nino with Some Help from Roofers”

For This Industry, Floods and Droughts are an Opportunity

Posted on September 4, 2015Categories Business, Economy, Entrepreneurs   Leave a comment on For This Industry, Floods and Droughts are an Opportunity

The U.S. is home to an estimated 40,523 carpet and upholstery cleaning businesses, and the industry generates about $4 billion of revenue every year. But now, entrepreneurs within the industry are adapting to the consequences of two major natural disasters at opposite ends of the weather spectrum — floods and droughts. In Colorado, enterprising millennial Jonathan Barnett founded Oxi Fresh nine years ago in Denver, Colorado, when he was just 21. He wants to help pioneer environmentally friendly carpet cleaning … Continue reading “For This Industry, Floods and Droughts are an Opportunity”

New Acer Smartphone Will Have Big Perks For Gamers

Posted on September 4, 2015November 27, 2020Categories Business   Leave a comment on New Acer Smartphone Will Have Big Perks For Gamers

With the global number of smartphone users growing by 42% annually, it’s no wonder that Acer is trying to stand out with their newest model, the Predator 6 smartphone. According to a recent┬áCNET┬áreport, Acer revealed the Predator 6 and its hottest compatible accessory, the Predator Projector, at the International Franchise Association electronics show. The new smartphone, with a 10-core MediaTek processor, 4GB of RAM, and a camera boasting 21 megapixels, targets a very specific market. One of Acer’s executives gave … Continue reading “New Acer Smartphone Will Have Big Perks For Gamers”

Need Good Financial News? Number of New Bankruptcies Plunges

Posted on September 4, 2015January 11, 2021Categories Business, Economy, Financing, Investing   Leave a comment on Need Good Financial News? Number of New Bankruptcies Plunges

While the Dow Jones does its best impression of a roller coaster, some economists are hailing new data as a strong indicator of a healthy economy overall. Since 2011, the number of bankruptcies filed in the United States has been cut in half. The number of U.S. businesses filing for bankruptcy dropped by 50%, while the number of families and individuals dropped by 48%. In total, that means the number of bankruptcy cases plunged by 660,000 in just four years. … Continue reading “Need Good Financial News? Number of New Bankruptcies Plunges”

China’s Online Money Market Funds Are In Trouble

Posted on September 1, 2015January 11, 2021Categories Investing   Leave a comment on China’s Online Money Market Funds Are In Trouble

China’s economy is facing a huge challenge. The online money market funds that rolled in 2013 were supposed to shake up the Asian nation’s banking industry, but now the returns have sharply fallen. Money market funds are investments made for the purpose of earning interest, while maintaining a net asset value of $1 per share. They’re safe, liquid investments that are well suited for small investors. For context, money market funds in the U.S. hold more than $3 trillion and … Continue reading “China’s Online Money Market Funds Are In Trouble”

Kmart’s Home Good Hacks Make the Chain a Go-To for DIY Designers

Posted on September 1, 2015Categories Business, Sales & Marketing   Leave a comment on Kmart’s Home Good Hacks Make the Chain a Go-To for DIY Designers

In the past, taking on do-it-yourself (DIY), budget-friendly interior design was a difficult task, relegated to savvy reality television hopefuls and individuals who enjoyed finding themselves elbows-deep in the clearance section of home decorating outlets. But now, thanks to Kmart, everyone can incorporate the latest interior design trends without breaking bank. In recent social media posts, DIY designers are taking to Instagram and Twitter to flaunt their well-curated and smartly decorated living spaces. The catch? The designs were completed using … Continue reading “Kmart’s Home Good Hacks Make the Chain a Go-To for DIY Designers”