Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” DealMachine is an investment software that helps you find knowledge where others don’t dare look; in this instance, the software looks for opportunities in unlisted properties. The software pulls information on user-snapped photos of desired properties, sends it to the owner with your offer to buy it, and automatically follows up until they respond.
It may be difficult for small businesses to compete with global online trading giants like Amazon. But if they come together, it can be a win for both parties.
People at the age of around 40 today mostly scoffed at the wrinkled khakis of our high-school colleagues and scoured the thrift stores in search of the most non-casual clothes we could find—wasp-waist wool dresses, opera gloves, and evening bags. By our mid-20s, we realized that we no longer wanted to put on uncomfortable clothes and stay in them for hours. For me, casual is not the opposite of formal. It is the opposite of confined.
Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, was born on the 12th of January, 1964. He had a knack for science at a young age, and he showed this when he used a screwdriver to take apart his crib. When he was a teenager, he kept his younger siblings from entering his room by building an electric alarm. Eventually, his parents suggested that he turn the garage into his personal laboratory and move all his science projects there to encourage his career in science. This paid off in many ways.
Taxi giant Uber is buying an electric bicycle startup called JUMP Bikes, which is operating in Washington D.C. and San Francisco at the moment. They plan to make the service available worldwide.
A lot of companies out there have grasped the importance of providing “college dollars” as part of their employees’ benefits packages, because the training and education that employees receive in college benefit their employers as well. Below are some companies that pay their staff to go to college.
Everyone needs a room over their head, but there are many different ways to make sure that you’re protected from the elements. These days more and more people are choosing to rent rather than buy because of a wide variety of reasons. Many people feel like they can’t afford to buy but others believe it’s a smarter financial decision. This is understandable on some levels, but it might also be a mistake. One crucial thing that people often overlook is the advantage that homeowners have in terms of retirement.
Once upon a time only the rich and powerful could receive financial assistance from trained professionals. But as time has gone on the financial planning industry has spread, so that more and more people could get the financial help they need. The industry is taking another big leap with the introduction of a startup called Grove, which seeks to ensure that everyone can have access to the sort of financial planning they need to flourish.