Categories for Business & Finance

25 Biggest Mansions In The World

June 26, 2017 11:37 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 28379
Although not all of us want to live in huge houses, we all have at least an inkling of curiosity with regards to the biggest houses in the world. And while some of us may see big mansions as the rich taking advantage of the poor, others may see a testament to hard work. Either way, here are the 25 biggest mansions in the world.

Here’s What 30 Of the World’s Most Popular Brand Names Actually Mean

April 27, 2017 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 43414
You’re wearing your favorite Nike sneakers and Lululemon pants when you head to the mall to do some shopping at the Gap. On your way there you grab a latte at Starbucks. After a few good hours of shopping, you head to Panera to meet a friend for lunch. Next stop, Häagen-Dazs. All these brands are staples in our lives. You see these big company names each and every day, but do you know what their names actually mean? In order to help you fill this gap of knowledge, here’s the story and etymology behind 30 popular brand names we hear and see all the time.

The 7 Benefits of Going Solar – And Why You Need to Consider It

April 18, 2017 2:53 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 13179
What are the benefits of going solar? From cost savings, to positive environmental impacts, and energy security we cover everything you need to know. Whether your motivations for going solar are economic, environmental, or personal, there are a host of benefits that solar power provides. Here are the top seven reasons why solar energy is good for your home and why it’s more popular than ever in the United States.

The 28 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In The US Right Now

April 17, 2017 9:59 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 54504
It’s no secret that real estate isn’t cheap anywhere these days, but these 28 palatial homes give expensive a whole new definition. With listing prices well over what most people make in a lifetime, the most expensive homes currently on the US market feature perks like full spas, enormous movie theaters, custom marble staircases, design details fit for royalty, and enough bedrooms and bathrooms to get lost in. This list reveals some of the most exquisite mega-mansions, penthouses, condos, and compounds around the country that are for sale.

7 Easy Ways to Raise Your Credit Score

April 10, 2017 2:49 pm  | Comments: 3 | Views: 14880
You probably know that your credit scores — which are based on the information in your credit reports — represent one of the most important aspects of your financial portfolio, as it can have a major impact on your life.To get the best deals on credit and insurance products, you’ll need to achieve and maintain a high credit score. And while many may cringe at the thought of looking up their credit score due to past mistakes, it’s important you keep tabs on that important three-digit number. Thankfully, if you do have a low score–not all is lost. There are many ways you can clean up your credit report and be back in the “Excellent” ranking. Here are a few suggestions that will make the road to increasing your credit score much easier.

15 Hidden Symbols in Famous Company Logos That Will Blow Your Mind

April 6, 2017 11:23 am  | Comments: 3 | Views: 60883
The art of creating a logo is the single most effective way for brands and companies to establish themselves in the minds of consumers and potential customers. But more important than the words in the logo, are the images the logo incorporates. They can be simple or more complex, but in order to make them effective, they’ve got to be sewn everywhere, like seeds. In fact, there are a number of companies that have gone to great lengths to create a logo with images that have either hidden symbols or messaging that blends into your subconscious as a gentle reminder of what that company does or provides. Here are 15 that have hidden symbols that you will never see the same way again.

7 Easy Ways to Raise Your Credit Score

April 4, 2017 1:07 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 7183
You probably know that your credit scores — which are based on the information in your credit reports — represent one of the most important aspects of your financial portfolio, as it can have a major impact on your life.To get the best deals on credit and insurance products, you’ll need to achieve and maintain a high credit score. And while many may cringe at the thought of looking up their credit score due to past mistakes, it’s important you keep tabs on that important three-digit number. Thankfully, if you do have a low score–not all is lost. There are many ways you can clean up your credit report and be back in the “Excellent” ranking. Here are a few suggestions that will make the road to increasing your credit score much easier.

The World’s Best (and Most Affordable) Places To Retire in 2017

March 8, 2017 2:13 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 141369
There’s a new best country in the world to retire, according to the experts at International Living (IL), an authority on global retirement and relocation opportunities which annually ranks, rates, and names the best retirement destinations in the world. As IL’s most comprehensive index yet, the final list of the top 24 retirement destinations have all been put under the microscope and examined in regards to their cost of living, retiree benefits, climate, healthcare, and much more.  Here are the top countries to retire abroad in 2017, along with the features and benefits that make them the world’s best retirement destinations.

The 50 Best Cities for Retirement

February 15, 2017 10:11 am  | Comments: 3 | Views: 525094
So you’re finally looking to retire, you’ve put in your time and you don’t want to spend any more sunny days cooped up in an office. Congratulations! Now that you don’t have to factor in how close you are to work, you can live anywhere. WalletHub, a personal finance website, recently conducted a study to determine the best and the worst places to retire among 150 of the largest U.S. cities. Its researchers took a variety of factors into account across four key dimensions: 1) Affordability and Tax-Friendliness for Retirees, 2) Availability of Recreational Activities, 3) Quality of Life and 4) Availability and Quality of Health Care. If you’re close to retirement — or getting an early start on your research — read on to see the 50 best cities to retire based on WalletHub’s analysis.

10 Weird Inventions & Ideas That Made Millions

January 27, 2017 10:45 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 75069
Some inventions save people’s lives; others improve them. Some creations—such as light bulbs and automobiles—even spark revolutions that forever change human history. And then there are those inventions the arise from such odd-yet-simple ideas that make us ask, “Why didn’t I think of that?” As it turns out, the money landed by out-of-left-field innovations surprisingly stacks up just as high and profitable as that raked in by world-shaking inventions. Here are 10 unusual and perplexing products of human creativity that made a ton of money.

A Sneak-Peek of the 2017 Super Bowl Commercials We Can’t Wait To See

January 21, 2017 8:52 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 45977
Super Bowl 51 is just two weeks away and set to air on Fox on February 5. As usual, the big game’s broadcast will be stuffed to the brim with big-money ads, reportedly costing $5 million for a 30-second slot. Unlike last year, many brands are keeping unusually quiet so far about their Super Bowl activity. But expect to see more teasers as the Super Bowl draws closer. But here is what we do know so far about the year’s upcoming Super Bowl ads (organized in alphabetical order, by brand).