The Internet of Things [Infographic]
Sep16

The Internet of Things [Infographic]

In today’s society, the “internet” has found it’s way into every corner of our lives. It’s become a necessity and an addiction that practically supersedes our basic needs for food and water. Millions of people continue to connect each day throughout the globe, turning previously time consuming tasks like finding information or keeping in touch into a brief flick of a touchpad. With all that we have access...

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Game Of Thrones Financial Reality Check (INFOGRAPHIC)
Aug18

Game Of Thrones Financial Reality Check (INFOGRAPHIC)

The average American spends $1,092 on Starbucks a year. If you do the math, that’s over $4,000 you could have saved since The Game of Thrones launched their TV series four years ago, and $19,656 you could have saved since the book series began. All for coffee you could’ve made at home. It’s easy to unconsciously spend money. We do it more than we think... The problem is, when house mortgage and debt begins to pile up, or when your...

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Money’s Roots: Looking at History to Better Understand Currency Today
Jul28

Money’s Roots: Looking at History to Better Understand Currency Today

Stock investing is all about the creation of wealth – strategically placing your money in a way that allows it to grow faster than inflation over time. But how does money grow? Where did money come from? What is the history of money? If you want to understand the concept of investing in stocks, it’s smart to understand the roots of money. Coins were among the first forms of physical currency. Bartering: The Beginning...

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How The World Cup Could Benefit Business and Brazil’s Economy [Infographics]
Jun06

How The World Cup Could Benefit Business and Brazil’s Economy [Infographics]

With only six days left until the kickoff of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, thousands of fans are anxiously preparing for an exciting 30 days of intense competition and country-rivalry. But besides entertainment, what benefits could the 2014 FIFA World Cup possibly have for companies around the world and the its host country? The World Cup by the Numbers For one, the World Cup is the most viewed sporting event in the world. Taking the...

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Global Business Etiquette (INFOGRAPHIC)
Jun04

Global Business Etiquette (INFOGRAPHIC)

Thanks to the internet, businesses today have unlimited access to various markets around the world. In just the past few years, we have seen a major increase in the globalization of brands, allowing business owners to establish a reputation for themselves easier than ever before. However, what many global entrepreneurs fail to realize is that their way of doing business may not be exactly what their potential partners or clients had...

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Silicon Valley is the Tech Acquisition Hotspot
May13

Silicon Valley is the Tech Acquisition Hotspot

According to new research conducted by financial research company PrivCo, Silicon Valley dominates as the number one metropolitan city with the most tech acquisitions. Last year, there was a grand total of 281 acquisitions in the Silicon Valley – that’s nearly one a day! New York, the runner up of the tech acquisition race, had a grand total of 74 acquisitions. Despite only matching a quarter of Silicon Valley’s...

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