Author Archives: Darren Marchal

Where Are Gold Bullion Prices Going from Here?

The key to a great investment opportunity is to get in before everyone else. As most readers who follow the markets know, the results of the latest Federal Reserve meeting were quite a surprise, as the central bank determined that now was not the time to reduce its asset purchase program. That news was a green light…

Americans drive less even as economy rebounds

Fewer people at work, fewer people driving. It’s a simple equation and one that a lot of experts use to explain the notable drop in the total miles U.S. motorists clocked during the depths of the recession. So how to explain that even as the economy shows real signs of recovery the number of miles…

Explore the New Twitter Features for Smartphone Users

Many of us may skip our meals, but never forget to keep ourselves on top of social media – be it Facebook or Twitter.  As you know, Twitter is one such platform that plays an important role in facilitating conversations, sharing your thoughts and delivering news and information. Therefore, Twitter performs updates, modifications and adds…

A Digitalized Assistant In Your Hands

Having a personal assistant can be very helpful and even give you a sense of power that you’ve made it to the top in the business world. Well now you can have one with predictive mind-reading applications that serve as your assistant. Companies such as Google in Silicon Valley are designing robotic personal assistants that…

Top Five Mortgage Problems When Renting

Owning a house can be a great accomplishment, but if you try and do it too early in your life, you might be faced with mortgage payments that you can’t honor. Here are five reasons to consider renting over owning a home. There’s a lot of pressure on young people to rush right into owning…

How to use Home Equity to Finance your Business

Owning and operating a company is a huge responsibility. Small business owners spend hours managing their company’s finances, working on making marketing campaigns successful, and trying to beat their competition. It’s tough, but being a small business owner can be very fulfilling when you are able to couple ingenuity with industry to launch your company to success.

How To Tell If Your Job Is Good For You

There are a lot of people that dislike their jobs, and this isn’t necessarily a good thing. If you don’t like your job, you are more likely to suffer ill health effects as a result. Making the changes that you need to, either by switching jobs or coming up with a new situation that will…

College Fund Alters Longtime Slogan

The United Negro College Fund’s slogan since 1972, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste” was changed for the first time this week as the College Fund teamed up with Y&R advertising agency. The new slogan will read, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.” This…

Earth Day: Green Gadgets for Conscious Living

Earth Day, the day we celebrate the planet and do activities to try to protect it, has continued to gain popularity. This year, more than 1 billion people were expected to partake in activities like recycling old gadgets or planting trees. But the truth is, Earth Day should be every day! For those interested in…