Author: Bless

Why the Drugstore May Be the Last Place You Should Buy Prescription Drugs

Why the Drugstore May Be the Last Place You Should Buy Prescription Drugs

When consumers need to get a drug prescription filled, they tend to turn to the neighborhood drugstore. Understandably so. But if drugstores were honest, some prescriptions would come with a special warning label: You...

Cultivate Customer Connections and Grow Your Business

Cultivate Customer Connections and Grow Your Business

Looking for great ROI? Investing the time to connect and build relationships with your customers yields affordable business growth. A business is nothing without customers. And yet small business owners – consumed with the...

The T-Mobile iPhone: How to Do the Math

The T-Mobile iPhone: How to Do the Math

T-Mobile is now taking pre-orders on the iPhone 5, and hoping to lure people over from larger carriers with the promise of cheap wireless service. While there’s no shortage of articles and charts comparing...

U.S. Economy Adds Just 88,000 Jobs in March; Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.6%

U.S. Economy Adds Just 88,000 Jobs in March; Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.6%

Roughly one year ago, many of us were encouraged by a string of positive jobs reports which showed the economy was adding on average 275,000 jobs per month. And then came the spring swoon,...

Advertising’s Next Big Thing: Walking Product Placements

Advertising’s Next Big Thing: Walking Product Placements

Social media purists have spent years worrying about the rise of advertising on Twitter and Facebook. But most of the kvetching has focused on the conduct of Facebook and Twitter, which have been blasted...

Is the Global Economy Slowly Falling Apart?

Is the Global Economy Slowly Falling Apart?

It’s conventional wisdom that the U.S. economy is steadily recovering from the recession, even if progress is slow and disappointing. But there’s also a widespread sense that long-term economic prospects are deteriorating all around...

Facebook Home for Android: What You Need to Know

Facebook Home for Android: What You Need to Know

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t lying all those times he insisted there is no Facebook phone. Instead, there’s Facebook Home, a piece of software for Android that puts social networking front-and-center. How does Facebook...

Retirement Saving: Piecing Together a Perfect Portfolio

Retirement Saving: Piecing Together a Perfect Portfolio

Saving for retirement has a new look. No longer a concern that can wait until mid-life, putting away money for the long term starts with your first job and continues for at least four...

The Hidden Cost of Tax Refunds

The Hidden Cost of Tax Refunds

Most of the nation’s 100 million or so individual filers of federal tax returns will get a refund this year—an estimated 75%, in fact—and for those lucky souls we have a message: Be careful;...

Disney Closes Game Publisher LucasArts

Disney Closes Game Publisher LucasArts

Game Informer has learned that Disney is closing its LucasArts game publishing subsidiary. We received an email from a LucasArts representative confirming the news. The official statement from Disney (which recently acquired LucasFilm and...