Friday, March 14, 2014

Want to Start Your Own Business? Consider Chattanooga., a local web news site here in Chattanooga, recently posted an article
referencing another article. Track with me here. The original article came from a website called Wallet Hub, which is, in's words, a "personal finance social network."

No idea what that means, but it did rank Chattanooga #21 out of #150 on a list of the best US cities to start a business.

#21! While that may not seem like a fantastic spot, keep in mind that that puts Chattanooga ahead of places like Texas, New York, Atlanta, and most of Florida. This means that not only is Chattanooga a good place to start your business, but that it is also a good place to invest. With a growing population and plenty of opportunities for entrepreneurship, investing

Click here to see the full article from Wallet Hub, complete with maps and more in-depth analysis of the process of compiling the list.

Friday, March 7, 2014

A Nifty Map for your Consideration

Maps are useful. They are a great way to synthesize knowledge and information, and present it in such a way that is both accessible to millions and easily understood. And with the increasing number of people getting most of their information from the internet, maps and infographics have become even more commonplace.

The Americas hadn't been invented yet.

Fascinating. More to the point, here's a map presenting a state by state breakdown of incentives for renewable energy. While not the most exhaustive source, it is interesting nonetheless and well worth a look. It's an interactive map, so you'll have to click on the state you want to know more about.