Robinhood Trading App for Millennials and Gen X

I must admit that at first I was sceptical about the new investing and trading app called Robinhood.  It seemed to me like a first stab beta concept app built to address the millennial population that has been noticeably missing from participating in the stock market. At first, I found the name was a bit odd… since Robin Hood was known for stealing from the rich to give to the poor. My second thought was that the app was visually underwhelming, a bit plain.  Nothing to the UX,  just a few nibblets of market information. That is when the true magic of the app shines.  I soon realized that you don’t need …

Productivity Tools, Methods and Insights

You all know the drill.  The clock goes off way too early and you hit the snooze button. Fifteen minutes later it rings again! Okay time to get up.  You try to get moving but that lethargic feeling is there.  Looming ever so greatly.  You are starting to realize that the day won’t be a as productive as you would like.  Well fret no more!  I’m going to shed some light on some of the methods that I use to get up strong and increase my personal productivity.  I’m going to give you some of my personal insight and tools that I use on a daily basis to keep my …

WordPress How to Guide for Slow Page Load

How To Speed Up WordPress We finally get our WordPress blog or website working, and make that first blog post, then we realize that it loads so slow! Well there are so many reasons for slow page speed loading.  I know it can be frustrating or even downright aggravating. I’ll list the top reasons and some really easy solutions for fixing the lagging page load that anyone can do. According to Kissmetrics, for every single second of delay in page loading time, the conversion decrease is increased by seven percent!  That is significant. Research shows that 42 percent of people have an expectation that a page will load in under 2 …

Hello world!

Welcome to my first blog post!  It’s been a struggle in making this decision to blog about my life.  There are always the concerns about security and personal privacy.  But then one morning I came to the conclusion that we really only live once and it’s important to document our existence and achievements. I will post more about this later…