Monday, 14 August 2017 17:27

Growing Popularity of Investing Apps Featured

The world of investing can be a confusing place. There are charts to analyze, strategies to compare, and a reliance on accounting principles that simply turn many people off. That may be why investing apps have become so popular recently. Apps have simplified other areas of our lives, so why not investing?  There are basically two main strategies when it comes to investing: short-term and long-term. These two main strategies have come to produce what are considered by many to be the two most popular and effective investment apps in use today: Robinhood and Stash. Today, we will be looking at some of the pros and cons of both.  Robinhood With a unique title and extremely easy to use interface, this app offers plenty to catch the new investor's eye. The most appealing aspect of the Robinhood app is that it offers completely free trades. This is almost unheard of…
Friday, 04 August 2017 01:59

Why Companies Need Their Own Software

There are several reasons to use developers. The first reason is for software because developers can help the company reduce some of its costs. Therefore, the productivity of the company will greatly improve. These developers will help with the design of the software that the company uses on a daily basis. When you buy the application for software that has already been written for other companies, you also buy the license that goes with this software. Therefore, you can charge people who want to buy the software. This will cut the costs of training employees to use the software. Instead, the employees will learn as the developer creates the new software. The software developers help cut down on some of the expenses involved training new employees because it does not have to be done. Before you hire new employees, make sure all the employees know how to use the software.…
Friday, 21 July 2017 17:15

The Evolving Nature of Meal Kits

Amazon the e-commerce mega-giant has recently starting the distribution and sale of its own “Amazon Meal Kits” which is just one of the latest meal kits to hit the very competitive meal kit market. With meals ranging from Wagyu Beef Burger with Bacon Jam, to Cajun Catfish Tacos, the kits can be shipped to anywhere. These meals are perfect for a lunch on the go, or for work and school. They’re also great for hiking, camping trips, or for survival situations. Some short falls of these kits include their prices and the time it takes to arrive. The price of ordering one meal can be the equivalent of purchasing four in a physical restaurant or store. Once you factor in the price for shipping, it cost even more. The delivery may be too slow, depending on where you are located. It might not even be worth it if you are…
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 17:24

Why Seattle Is the Spot for Startups

  Start-ups in Seattle have an edge: They're in Seattle. This is where some of the greats got their start: Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon, Starbucks... do I need to go on?   So what is it about Seattle that makes this vibrant city an entrepreneur's dream come true? A frontier mind, homegrown talent and plenty of capital. According to FastCompany.com, "There is a frontier spirit and an edge to Seattle. In the northwest there’s this whole wagon-trail kind of frontier and that lives here definitely more than in San Francisco." In other startup hubs, such as Boston, most of the city's talent is coming from surrounding universities like Harvard and MIT. In Seattle, the talent comes from the big companies like Microsoft and Amazon, and these former employees are creating their own startups in Seattle. As for capital, according to FastCompany.com, California residents are realizing just how competitive their state is, so they're bringing money…
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