Annual cost of car ownership falls to $8,698
Owning a car isn’t cheap. First, there’s the price of the vehicle, which now hovers north of $30,000, on average. Then there’s the cost of maintenance, which can be a real headache in some parts of the country. Tack on the price of insurance, fuel, and the occasional pair of fuzzy dice, and you’ve got […]

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The Battle for the Living Room
FOSTER CITY, Calif. — First, it was for the little screens. Now, it’s for the big ones. In living rooms across America, an epic clash is looming for the hearts, minds and eyeballs of U.S. consumers as major device platform providers, as well as cable companies and telecommunications carriers, again try to reinvent the big-screen […]

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A step-by-step guide for tackling student loan debt
I have over $150,000 in student loans. What is the best way to tackle this debt on a $50,000/year salary? Answer below by Quora user Ariana K. Lema. I believe the rule of thumb is to not take out more in student loan debt for an education than you expect to earn as an annual […]

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House Flippers Are Back Together With Wall St. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Real estate buyers seeking money to renovate and flip U.S. houses are getting help from some of the world’s biggest investment firms. Colony Capital Inc., Blackstone Group LP and Cerberus Capital Management are among the companies that have started making bridge loans to investors who buy homes to sell them quickly for a profit. Borrowing […]

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Google: Mobile Searches Overtaking Desktop
More and more people are searching the Web on their smartphones and tablets, and Google is looking to serve up more ads and services to users through their mobile devices. In an indicator that smartphones are becoming consumers’ top platform when it comes to daily activities, search giant Google announced more of its searches take […]

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Annual cost of car ownership falls to $8,698

Annual cost of car ownership falls to $8,698

Owning a car isn’t cheap. First, there’s the price of the vehicle, which now hovers north of $30,000, on average. Then there’s the cost of maintenance, which can be a real headache in some parts of the country. Tack on the price of insurance, fuel, and the occasional pair of fuzzy dice, and you’ve got […]
The Battle for the Living Room

The Battle for the Living Room

FOSTER CITY, Calif. — First, it was for the little screens. Now, it’s for the big ones. In living rooms across America, an epic clash is looming for the hearts, minds and eyeballs of U.S. consumers as major device platform providers, as well as cable companies and telecommunications carriers, again try to reinvent the big-screen […]
A step-by-step guide for tackling student loan debt

A step-by-step guide for tackling student loan debt

I have over $150,000 in student loans. What is the best way to tackle this debt on a $50,000/year salary? Answer below by Quora user Ariana K. Lema. I believe the rule of thumb is to not take out more in student loan debt for an education than you expect to earn as an annual […]
House Flippers Are Back Together With Wall St. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

House Flippers Are Back Together With Wall St. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Real estate buyers seeking money to renovate and flip U.S. houses are getting help from some of the world’s biggest investment firms. Colony Capital Inc., Blackstone Group LP and Cerberus Capital Management are among the companies that have started making bridge loans to investors who buy homes to sell them quickly for a profit. Borrowing […]
Google: Mobile Searches Overtaking Desktop

Google: Mobile Searches Overtaking Desktop

More and more people are searching the Web on their smartphones and tablets, and Google is looking to serve up more ads and services to users through their mobile devices. In an indicator that smartphones are becoming consumers’ top platform when it comes to daily activities, search giant Google announced more of its searches take […]
Income Inequality Is Costing the U.S. on Social Issues

Income Inequality Is Costing the U.S. on Social Issues

Thirty-five years ago, the United States ranked 13th among the 34 industrialized nations that are today in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in terms of life expectancy for newborn girls. These days, it ranks 29th. In 1980, the infant mortality rate in the United States was about the same as in Germany. Today, […]
Tips for Better Project Management

Tips for Better Project Management

Managing a project can get pretty stressful, especially when you don’t have a clear plan to successfully use your resources. This article offers some tips on how to keep the project on track and within budget. If you want to be a top project manager, you must learn how to deal with pressing matters effectively, […]
A minister and Stanford business lecturer explains how to be spiritual at work

A minister and Stanford business lecturer explains how to be spiritual at work

Before retiring last year, Scotty McLennan spent 14 years as the dean for religious life at Stanford University, where, among other things, he interviewed the Dalai Lama and worked to create a campus meditative center, which opened last summer. As he returns to teach at Stanford Graduate School of Business this spring, the Unitarian Universalist […]
Finish him! ‘Mortal Kombat X’ is the bloody next chapter fans deserve

Finish him! ‘Mortal Kombat X’ is the bloody next chapter fans deserve

It took just four button taps to squeeze a man’s guts out, like a tube of toothpaste. Except you wouldn’t brush your teeth with shimmering, red entrails. Five minutes later, a few more button taps left my victim’s skull bisected. Her brain rolled out and her tongue lolled outside of a face without a jaw. […]
The New Age of SEO: Why Your Approach Must Change

The New Age of SEO: Why Your Approach Must Change

SEO best practices are going to change whether we like it or not. It’s easy to get set in your ways and feel comfortable with your current strategy, but this isn’t going to be sustainable in this industry. It’s important that marketers focus on getting out of their old way of thinking and evolve along […]