Author: Sammy Bravo

5 Reasons to Consider Actually Sticking With a Low-Paying Job

5 Reasons to Consider Actually Sticking With a Low-Paying Job

Sure, none of us would turn down a raise if we were offered one, but a job with a meager paycheck isn’t always a bad thing. Job-seekers — whether currently unemployed or working but...

Colorado’s Pot Shops Say They’ll Be Sold Out Any Day Now

Colorado’s Pot Shops Say They’ll Be Sold Out Any Day Now

A few days into the experiment, the new world of legal recreational marijuana sales in Colorado appears to be a big success—so much so that pot shops are finding it impossible to keep up...

Compared: The Best Music Services

Compared: The Best Music Services

In 2001 iTunes arrived on the scene and changed the way we consume music, but it’s not until recently that music services have become true challengers. Companies like Spotify, Rdio and Pandora — not to mention Google and...

This One Chart Shows Why We Shouldn’t Fear Another Real Estate Meltdown

This One Chart Shows Why We Shouldn’t Fear Another Real Estate Meltdown

The Housing market had a great year in 2013, with the last reading of the Case-Shiller housing index showing a more than 13% appreciation of home prices year-over-year. The rapid ascent in prices however,...

The 6 Most Important Tech Bombshells Coming This year

The 6 Most Important Tech Bombshells Coming This year

In 2014, Apple, Aereo and big telecom mergers will generate headlines, along with important legal rulings about “net neutrality” and U.S. surveillance, oversight and transparency. Upstart companies like Uber, Airbnb, and Square will enjoy...

Why Economists Are Right to Hate on Bitcoin

Why Economists Are Right to Hate on Bitcoin

Economist Paul Krugman is not one to shy away from a good fight, but he may have vexed his most passionate opponents yet last week with a blog post titled “Bitcoin is Evil.” Krugman’s...

Spotify and YouTube Are Just Killing Digital Music Sales

Spotify and YouTube Are Just Killing Digital Music Sales

Since the iTunes Store launched in 2003, digital music sales have been viewed as the music industry’s saving grace in the face of declining physical album sales and rampant online piracy. Now, with a...

Stocks Finish Mixed on Friday

Stocks Finish Mixed on Friday

After a New Year’s slump on the first trading day of 2014 Thursday, U.S. stocks closed mixed Friday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the economy should continue to improve. The Dow Jones...

AT&T Wants To Give You $450

AT&T Wants To Give You $450

AT&T is aggressively taking aim at its smaller challenger T-Mobile: Beginning Friday, T-Mobile customers can switch to AT&T and receive up to $450 toward a new phone and cell plan. T-Mobile customers can trade...

Will Markets Go Up in 2014?

Will Markets Go Up in 2014?

That’s the big business question of the year. On the pro-side — markets, like rolling stones, tend to stay in motion. Bull runs create their own momentum, and then often takes a few months...