This year has been a huge year for technology companies in the merger and acquisition space. You probably heard of the most recent one with IBM buying the open-source giant Red Hat a couple weeks ago. I honestly feel like $32 billion is a lot of money for anything, and if IBM had that money… Continue reading Mergers and Acquisitions 2018: Technology Sector
Everything…and I mean everything…is going to the “cloud”. Companies are moving their large data center operations to cloud infrastructure…for good measure. Things are cheaper in the cloud. High capacity, highly available, scalable applications can be developed in the cloud, for the cloud, by the cloud. With that said, there’s definitely an opportunity to leverage the… Continue reading Company Review: Adobe Inc.
It’s been a while. I’m a few months older and a couple dollars closer to my goals. I’ve done a lot more buying and selling this year, simply because I can, but I haven’t been the most diligent with documenting my journey. Here’s my brief effort to catch up. After March, I was free to… Continue reading Recollecting my Thoughts
One of the most interesting positions I hold in my portfolio is the Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC). I guess by now the cryptocurrency hype has died down a bit, but the technology is not going anywhere. Back in July 2017, if you follow me on Facebook, you would have seen me posting about cryptocurrency and… Continue reading Market X’Analysis: About this cryptocurrency thing…
The Rebalancing Act of January 2018 actually started in October 2017. Back in October, I finally converted my contract to a full-time position. That’s a pretty common thing to happen in the IT space, but that meant I would need to roll over the existing 401k plan I had with my contract firm. That part… Continue reading Rebalancing Act: January 2018
Well look who finally got the opportunity to blog about the things she loves again! Just know Jesus is out here answering prayers and making ways so I encourage ya’ll to send up a few prayers! If you follow any of my personal pages, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, you’ll see I have a few posts with… Continue reading Tasia’s 100k Portfolio 2018
If you haven’t heard of Arista Networks (ANET), consider this to be the warning shot of a fresh company in the super powered space of cloud networking. ANET has been trading publicly since 2014 and been serious about promoting its proprietary tools including the Extensible Operating System (EOS™) and cheaper alternatives to the hardware that… Continue reading Company Review Thursday: Arista Networks
This installment of the Company Review will be on the ever so popular telecom company, AT&T. If you look on their websites and read reviews, it’s clear that many consumers either love or hate the company. Not many people in the lukewarm category, so there are clear indications of how people perceive AT&T’s progress in… Continue reading Company Review: AT&T
I’m super happy to welcome back to the blog Salisbury native, Phillip Bush. Today I am highlighting his newest work called The Black Elephant. Phillip’s dedication to bringing a positive light to his hometown is the central focus in all of the songs. And it’s also clear by the cover art that the focus will be… Continue reading Freestyle Friday: The Black Elephant
Unfortunately this is only my second post of 2017 and almost an entire quarter has gone by without sharing my financial goals. However, 2017 has brought many changes including a change in the way I manage my assets and debts. With that being said: Get my student loan balance below $45,000. Last year I posted… Continue reading My (Late) Financial Goals 2017
Short answer: Getting my life. Real Answer: I have been slowly returning to some state of normalcy after a really exciting yet stressful time of transitions. As you may know, the primary driver to all the changes I’ve been going through this year was getting married to my favorite human. Absolutely blessed that God saw… Continue reading Where Have I Been?
Testimonials for services and companies are the best way to gain insight. I personally have never worked with anyone in the small business lending space, but knowing entrepreneurs who have has been an incredible gateway to meeting brilliant people in finance. Jerel Harvey and Valley Ridge Partners are a wonderful resource for those seeking financing… Continue reading Small Business Sunday: Valley Ridge Partners