Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Summer Job Ideas for Teenagers

Amusement park

Getting a summer job is one of the best ways for teenagers to earn money, gain work experience and learn job skills at a young age. And a summer job can also lead to a full time job during the school year and beyond. 

Saturday, July 5, 2014

10 Steps to Becoming a Better Team Leader at Work

Team leader
A team leader might be an owner, manager or coworker and is someone that every job or company needs.  A team leader is someone to look to for help without being talked down to or ignored. You can follow these steps and be that team leader every successful company needs. 

Thursday, April 24, 2014

New iPhone Accessories and Gadgets for 2014

Photo by Sean MacEntee

There are some needed accessories and fun gadgets for the iPhone in 2014. Needed accessories like the lighting adapter and portable chargers. And fun gadgets that can turn your iPhone into a zoom lens camera, a microscope, a wind meter and even a breathalyzer.

Top 5 Budget Laptops for 2014

Photo by Intel

Your computer just crashed and you do not have a great deal of money to spend. There are really some good budget laptops out this year. You can find laptops with 4 to 6 GB RAM and hard drive space between 500 MB and 1 TB for under $700.

Is It Better to Rent or Buy a House?

In the current economy, it is cheaper to buy a house in the long run than it is to rent a home. In fact, at this time, it is 39% cheaper to buy a house than rent. But that can change when interest rates rise. Home prices are getting close to and in some cities at all-time highs and rental prices are also at all time highs. Is it better to rent or buy a house?

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Why Congress Should Legalize Industrial Hemp Farming

Industrial hemp has many advantages. It is helpful for the soil, environment and the economy. Yet growing or farming industrial hemp in the United States is currently illegal. Bills have been introduced to legalize hemp farming and not acted on. It is a great cash crop for small farmers which can be made into many products.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

An Open Letter to Governor Hickenlooper and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

The problems with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) continue to get worse, not better. In the wake of several television reports about the problems at the CDLE going back to at least May 2011, we were promised that the continuing problems at the CDLE would be fixed, yet now in October 2012, not only have they not been fixed, they have gotten worse. We were promised that the CDLE was hiring new people to answer their customer service phones, and still today, it is nearly impossible to get through.