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Turning Your Home Into a Smart Home

“Google, dim the lights.” “Alexa, what’s the weather forecast?” “Siri, find a recipe for peach cobbler.” Smart homes are the new big thing, and they’re today’s home improvement. It seems as if everyone you know is punctuating their day with quick commands into the air. Is this a passing thing, or the beginning of a […]

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Buying a Car You Can Afford

Buying a car is a stressful proposition. Even with today’s purchasing tools, the actual trip to the dealership is a stress level equal to getting a root canal delivered by your ex-wife. Part of it is the nature of the dealership. Their job is to separate you from most of your money. Imagine walking around […]

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3 Fake Narratives on the Car Industry

One example of popular culture driving the narrative is the car industry. There are 3 car industry narratives sweeping popular culture in social media that are fake narratives in the new economy. Allow us to give you some examples. 1. “Car sales are flat because everyone’s taking Uber.” In television shows and movies set in […]

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Favorite Cars for Young Executives

“Image is everything.” Tennis superstar Andre Agassi first told us that in 1989 when he was repping Canon cameras. Since then, we have evolved, albeit not completely. Image isn’t everything, but neither is it nothing. In the new economy young executives know they must be excellent at what they do, as well as give off […]

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Interest Rates Jolt Higher with Economy

When 10-year treasury yields elevated above 3.25 percent early on Tuesday, they reached a 7-year high, returning to levels not seen since 2011. A controversial credit downgrade and global uncertainty would cause interest rates to tumble dramatically and remain relatively depressed until 2015, when the Federal Reserve raised interest rates from 0% to 0.25%. With […]

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XRP Investors Battle Crypto Demise

Volatile price motion of the XRP Ripple token cryptocurrency over the past two weeks has has seen the token skyrocket. Although XRP has receded somewhat from breathtaking 200% gains it experienced earlier this month, many experts have begun to whisper the two golden words which may herald the beginning of the next crypto renaissance – […]

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Recovering from a Failed Business Attempt

You went into business for yourself with a big entrepreneur’s smile and a bigger entrepreneur’s plan. You had a better idea! It would make other’s lives easier and yourself richer than the Sultan of Brunei. When you threw open the front door (or launched the website), it was a given that people were going to […]

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