Amazon Faces Backlash After Prime Day Snafu

Posted on July 27, 2018Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Amazon Faces Backlash After Prime Day Snafu

Amazon Prime Day, one of the biggest online shopping days of the year, experienced a glitch causing thousands of shoppers to be redirected to an error page displaying an image of puppies in order to placate the masses. Amazon Prime day is one of the most popular annual shopping days, holding its own against the likes of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. An exclusive day for Amazon Prime members, Amazon featured a record 36-hour-long shopping holiday on Monday, July 16, but website … Continue reading “Amazon Faces Backlash After Prime Day Snafu”

How to Cope with Divorce Costs and Start Moving Forward One Step at a Time

Posted on July 23, 2018, Updated July 23, 2018Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on How to Cope with Divorce Costs and Start Moving Forward One Step at a Time

Divorces can happen for a number of reasons, but it seems even the “Long Island Medium” couldn’t see this one coming: after 28-year-long marriage with her husband, Larry Caputo, Theresa plans to move ahead with their divorce. Divorce is a long and often arduous process. Even after living on opposite ends of the United States, the “Long Island Medium” couple couldn’t reconcile their differences. Their divorce is moving forward after nine months of limbo. Many divorces, however, can take even … Continue reading “How to Cope with Divorce Costs and Start Moving Forward One Step at a Time”

Washington Housing Market Could Face a Future Crash

Posted on July 13, 2018, Updated January 4, 2021Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Washington Housing Market Could Face a Future Crash

The nation’s hottest housing market may be headed for a potential crash. According to CNBC, Washington state has seen a 4% increase in housing prices in the first quarter and more than 13% since 2017. The Puget Sound area around Seattle is currently seeing the highest demand for inventory. Employers such as Boeing, Microsoft, and Amazon have employed up to 55,000 people in the area. The result has been a surge in population that local construction companies have struggled to … Continue reading “Washington Housing Market Could Face a Future Crash”

Forbes Claims Sustainability Is In, Your Business Might Be Out

Posted on July 13, 2018Categories Featured   Leave a comment on Forbes Claims Sustainability Is In, Your Business Might Be Out

It’s Forbes-official: businesses that don’t make efforts in sustainability will likely go under. This comes at a time when President Trump seeks to improve trading relations with African countries, like Nigeria. However, Forbes notes that the key to global economic growth relies on partnerships between countries that promote sustainable development. Last year, the United Kingdom was able to power 50% of electricity demand across the country through renewable sources. This was the first time a nation was able to meet … Continue reading “Forbes Claims Sustainability Is In, Your Business Might Be Out”

4 Financial Tips For Couples About to Get Married

Posted on July 12, 2018, Updated July 12, 2018Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on 4 Financial Tips For Couples About to Get Married

Marriage is a huge commitment and requires quite a bit of preparation, especially financially. Not only do you have an expensive wedding to pay for, but you will soon have a mortgage or rent, utility bills, car payments, and more. Even if you were paying those already, you now have payments for two. In the 1950s, the median age for marriage was 23 for men and 20 for women. In 2004, it rose to 27 for men and 26 for … Continue reading “4 Financial Tips For Couples About to Get Married”

4 Things That Every Homeowner Should Know (and Know How to Do)

Posted on July 12, 2018Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on 4 Things That Every Homeowner Should Know (and Know How to Do)

Most homeowners will tell you that the expenses of repairs and upkeep are what hurts your wallet more than anything, typically because those types of expenses are all out of pocket. A condo in Manhatten, which costs an average of $1.9 million in the third quarter of 2017, would cost you a lot more than that in property taxes and repair bills. Here are a few things that every homeowner should know to save them time, money, and frustration. Know … Continue reading “4 Things That Every Homeowner Should Know (and Know How to Do)”

Amazon Continues to Shine With Acquisition of Online Pharma and Vertical Farming Companies

Posted on July 5, 2018, Updated July 5, 2018Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Amazon Continues to Shine With Acquisition of Online Pharma and Vertical Farming Companies

In the past, it’s typically taken about eight years of college education in order to earn a Pharmacy degree and become a pharmacist. Soon, however, that could be changing as an emphasis has been placed on digitizing just about every industry, including the pharmaceutical market. According to Money, Amazon recently purchased online pharmacy PillPack, a major move that will likely disrupt and revolutionize the entire drug store sector. “PillPack’s visionary team has a combination of deep pharmacy experience and a … Continue reading “Amazon Continues to Shine With Acquisition of Online Pharma and Vertical Farming Companies”