Archive for May, 2013

The Best Financial Software

Posted May 16, 2013 By Richard Leo

The world has gone digital and so has money.  In order to manage your personal finances you likely need to invest some time and money in software.  Instead of watching pennies and nickels, you need to monitor your bank accounts, investments, and debts — most likely using online programs and smartphone apps.

Financial software abounds in all platforms, from the traditional software that is downloaded directly to your computer to programs that exist in the cloud and provide a web interface for your use.  Trying to evaluate each and every program in each platform is pretty much impossible.  However, there … Read the rest

Finding a New Home Online

Posted May 16, 2013 By Richard Leo

Moving can be a stressful time even if one is simply moving across town. Combing that with moving to a new a city, and the stress is multiplied. It does need to be this way however, as there are many steps one can take that will ensure to decrease the stress, and to increase the excitement of the many new opportunities that are about to present themselves. Sometimes, situations such as job transfer can take one out of their home town and into a new city.

houseUnfortunately in some cases, it will not be possible to visit the city before … Read the rest

Virtual Demos: The Test Drive of the IT World

Posted May 13, 2013 By Richard Leo

motor cycleIn a world that’s changing as quickly as the current one, it’s sometimes a mad dash to decide which common sense values are necessary to carry through from the last generation to the next one. It’s possible that the need for such decisions suggests hasty thinking, that just because there are rapid changes, it doesn’t mean that anything needs to be lost. In fact, because the technologies are capable of holding more and more information, people can leave the details to their computers, and keep every bit of common sense as a matter of course.

It was common sense a … Read the rest

Taking a Break From The Office

Posted May 9, 2013 By Richard Leo

For students summer time is the most relaxing time of the year. A nice long break from studies, hanging out with friends, and experiencing new things are just a few of the perks to summer break. As much fun as there is to be had during the summer, it can also a productive time; a time to begin planning for the future and putting that plan into action.

techWith a few exceptions, June and July are spent nailing down a summer job. The list often includes places like McDonalds or, for the really ambitious, Abercrombie and Fitch. Most students don’t … Read the rest

Video Games: Helpful or Harmful?

Posted May 8, 2013 By Richard Leo

Are video games helpful or harmful? This is a question that many people are beginning to ask. The younger generation has grown up in a virtual world that is controlled by video games. They seem to permeate all aspects of a young persons life whether it be at home, at a friend’s house, or even a birthday party. Video games seem to be everywhere and it has many people questioning the value of these games.

When they were first released to the public, video games were revolutionary; they were new, exciting and were a great way to pass the time. … Read the rest