Raquel Hastley

  • Boeing P8

    Britain Is Buying Boeing Planes To Fight Against ISIS

    The British government is increasing its Boeing plane spend by 7% to £178 billion ($270 billion) over the next decade. Officials in the country are acquiring more planes to prepare for increased instability in the region. “The world is more dangerous and uncertain today than five years ago,” the government said in a statement Monday, citing ISIS, […]

  • Retail Gas Prices continue to slide

    Gas Prices Hit 10-Month-Low As Holiday Travel Season Approaches

    The average price of gasoline in the United States has dropped by 11 cents to $2.14 a gallon. That’s the lowest price point since late January, according to a Lundberg survey released on Sunday. The decline continues as oil refiners and gasoline wholesalers and retailers pass along saving to customers. At current levels gas prices are 70 […]

  • 10 Entrepreneurs From The Middle Ages

    The Middle Ages aren’t exactly held as the paragon of economic opportunity. But if anything, that should just make the fact that there were highly successful entrepreneurs in the Middle Ages even more impressive. After the collapse of the Roman Empire, Europe was a blank slate. In an era of incredible uncertainty, here are ten […]

  • 10 Must-Have Mobile Apps for Entrepreneurs

    An Apple iPad is arguably one of the most important productivity tools a busy, on-the-go entrepreneur can have — provided you have the right mobile apps installed. While Google Android-based tablets do have business and productivity apps, many of the best mobile apps appeared on the iPad first, or in some cases exclusively, and often […]

  • 10 Ways To Use Wearable Tech in Business

    If you’ve watched the “Star Trek: TNG” TV series with the “Captain Jean Luc Picard” character, you’re probably familiar with the Borg, a collective of multi-species cybernetic sentient beings and their “We will assimilate you” objective. The Borg had all kinds of wearable technology embedded into their bodies. In a sense, it’s possible that we […]

  • 10 Wealthiest Private Colleges and Universities by Endowment

    NACUBO (National Association of College and University Business Officers) recently published their yearly list of endowments for institutions of higher learning in the United States, its protectorates and Canada. Previously, we published a list of the top ten American universities and colleges by number of undergrad alumni billionaires. We wondered if that ranking or the […]

  • 10 Tips to Save Money on Your Wedding

    Thanks to magazines, Bridezillas and Kim Kardashian, planning a wedding has become a feared stress-monster sure to gobble up all your money and sanity. In reality, there’s no reason why planning your wedding can’t be both fun and cheap. As long as you’re flexible and willing to put some extra time in, your ideal wedding […]

  • 10 Tips for a Stress-Free Home Buying Experience

    Acquiring a house is a loathsome, byzantine process filled with unfamiliar terms such as “undiscovered lien”, “black mold”, and “pre-approval”.  In even the most patient people with good credit scores, it is bound to create a good deal of stress—especially as you anxiously wait for other people to make decisions.  But there are plenty of […]

  • Drug Money: Top Ten Most Expensive Prescription Drugs

    Image Source It’s little wonder that prescription programs and insurance that covers prescription costs is such a big deal today. While a good deal of research time and money goes into developing some of the most groundbreaking medicines humans have ever had access to, many people wonder where these price tags come from. Are some […]

  • 10 Hot Small Business Ideas for 2015

    Not every new business is a startup. Startup businesses are designed to explode out of the starting gate and grow fast, raking in piles of cash as quickly as possible. Most entrepreneurs will never have a successful startup company. However, there are several tried and true methods for starting small businesses that will grow on […]

  • Big Blooms and Big Bucks: 10 Gardens In The US That Mean Business

    Image Source Spring has sprung, flowers are starting to pop out of the ground here and there, and weekend gardeners are crossing their fingers hoping that rain doesn’t fall on Saturday. Loppers, pruners, tree saws, and lawn mowers are out in full force, filling neighborhoods with that sweet aroma that only freshly mown grass provides. […]

  • 10 States Where Tourism is Big Business

    Image Source Travel plays a huge role in the American economy. Spring is right around the corner and for parents of school children and college students alike, that often means a Spring Break trip is looming in the future. It seems in the blink of an eye after that summer vacation is on the horizon, […]