4 Great Money Resolutions for Americans in 2019

Regardless of what kind of resolutions you have in mind for 2019, it’s always helpful to include a financial plan that isn’t particularly difficult to maintain throughout the year. After all, resolutions revolving around greater savings, better financial preparation, or smarter money management in general are always welcome changes — and what better time to begin than today? So if you have yet to start a new financial habit, take a look at some of these great money ideas: Start an Emergency Fund Emergencies may come in different, unwanted forms:…

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All About Personal Loans: Increasing Your Chances of Approval

  Applying for a loan isn’t something you should worry about as almost everyone does it at some point in their life. Although not everyone might receive the outcome they are hoping for, there are steps you can take in order to increase your chances of approval. Check your credit score The first thing to do is check your credit score. It’s relatively easier to do today as some credit reference agencies (CRA) also operate online now. Family Money highlighted the role of CRAs in completing this assessment process, from…

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Maintaining Motivation in Your Fitness Journey

  If there’s one thing more difficult than actually doing exercises, it’s maintaining your motivation. Working out for one day and doing it consistently are two entirely different beasts. If this is familiar to you, do not get completely discouraged because you are not alone. According to Lifehacker, 90% of people quit after hitting the gym for three months. To avoid becoming part of that statistic, here are some important steps to keep yourself motivated. Understand your priorities We’ve all been there, the family or the gang has planned a…

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5 Reasons Why LeBron and the Cavs Will Turn It Around

During the preseason, 34 out of the 44 NBA experts voted on ESPN’s annual summer forecast and picked the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the Eastern Conference. This was despite the uncertainties surrounding franchise cornerstone Kyrie Irving better known as Uncle Drew. The corresponding analysis by ESPN Stats & Info guru Micah Adams notes that the Cavs will likely still have enough even if Uncle Drew were to be traded. Irving was traded in the end to the Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas (an all-star last year), Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic,…

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5 of the Richest Horse Racing Events in the World

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport that has enjoyed a long established following around the world. One of the main attractions of the sport is that it is steeped in tradition. Science Daily emphasizes that tradition is even found in the bloodline of the horses: “around 80 percent of modern thoroughbred racehorses have their pedigree in the 18th century horse Eclipse, which went its entire racing career unbeaten.” The heritage of horse racing is considered an important part of the sport and is one of the reasons that it…

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Geek Investment Confession: Why you should start investing ASAP

If there’s anything I would want to try once 2016 starts that is to INVEST. Yes, being a Millenial who is successful and hardworking at what she does, investing (surprisingly) has become the most difficult activity that I have to bear. Saving the coins in my pocket is already nerve wracking to me, what more when I have to do it for a long time? Annually, it is included in my list of New Year’s resolution. But, yearly, it has been the same resolution I always break. Looking back on…

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Technology to Keep Commuters Happy

Not too long ago, consumers had to either fall in line or call a travel agent to book their trips. But, thanks to new advancements in technology, booking a flight, cruise, train or even a trip on a bus is now more convenient. In fact, 90% of people living in urban areas use public transport on a regular basis. It also shows that 3 out of 4 people believe that electronic ticketing (e-ticketing) would make travelling easier. Aside from providing convenient booking services, technology offers passengers an access to real-time…

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The New Halo TV Series To Be Produced By Steven Spielberg

When we think of Steven Spielberg, the first thing that comes to mind would be “E.T the Extraterrestrial”, and admit it, it made us all cry. Can he spin his magic for one of the most-popular video game franchises of all time as well?   This billion dollar-earning movie cemented its name in history. But when we mention the word Halo, you know it’s one of the best games ever developed. Since Microsoft wanted to go big with the launch of the Xbox One, they wanted something different this time.…

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“Connecting” – The Future of Interaction Design and User Experience – [VIDEO]

  It turns out that the technology that has changed our lives so much over the last few decades is just getting started. The documentary Connecting gives us some insights into the future of interaction design and the ‘internet of things’ that is expected to revolutionise our lives.   The 18 minute “Connecting” documentary is an exploration of the future of Interaction Design and User Experience from some of the industry’s thought leaders. As the role of software is catapulting forward, Interaction Design is seen to be not only increasing…

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