In today’s economy, it’s hard to create a life for yourself based on a minimum wage job.
Although the minimum wage was created to ensure a better life for Americans, it’s not always the exemplary choice in some people’s views. A great deal of Americans struggle to make minimum wage and barely make ends meet. Continue reading →
I used to move around a lot, so I’m already pretty fimilar with the company behind the ApartmentFinder.com.Â I have grabbed many of their stout little apartment directories in front of Circle K and clipped the 1-month free coupons.Â Continue reading →
I have been playing with Grand Central for a few days now, and I’m in love with this app. I find it difficult to believe, and a little scary, that I now have my last phone number ever. I have moved around a lot in my life, so the idea of never having to change my number again is a bit mind blowing.
If you haven’t checked it out yet, you need to. If you need an invite, let me know. I have a couple left that I will be happy to share. For those who don’t know, here are some of the features. Continue reading →
I have been moving into my new place, and part of that is checking out refrigerators. I saw a post on Blogitive about how retailers who sell refrigerators see a real increase in sales during the summer months It seems that in the warmer weather, the fridge has to work a little extra harder to keep the food cold, and that can break down your compressor. And since many people rather get a new fridge than fix the old, this means some sales boosts. Continue reading →
Every now and then I see a website design that is so incredible, I want to rip it off for myself. With it’s very 2.0 feel, easy navigation, and incredible iconology, bnet.com is one of them.
This business site owned by Cnet (one of our more savvy clients as USWeb) loads fast, and has some amazing design work. The home page navigation is what all site should strive for. A lot of redundant navigation options, but very simple and clean. The individual article pages are very fun and oddly engaging in a nearly interactive way. They remind me of a the Head First series from O’Reilly. Continue reading →
Monex is a brokerage specializing in precious metal trading. They offer brokerage for gold, silver, platinum or palladium. My personal experience in gold trading is limited to once buying a gold Krugerrand for my cousin’s graduation gift. But it looks like there is a huge market for this type of service online.
They offer a couple different ways to buy precious metal, including paying in cash and having it delivered to you, or you can have them store it for you. For some reason I’m thinking they must have some huge vault, like the ones you would see in a heist film. Continue reading →