Cool House, Fat Wallet — How To Run the A/C Full Blast Without Paying For It

More Americans are using air conditioning than ever before, but that doesn’t mean their electricity bills are spiking. This infographic done by Columnfivemedia with 1Bog, shows how using solar to power your air conditioning can save money.

Cool House, Fat Wallet — How To Run the A/C Full Blast Without Paying For It

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Taxes On America’s Favorite Beverage: Soda

35 States have an additional sales tax on soda, which can be compared to the ‘sin’ tax added to cigarettes and booze. However, will higher soda tax rates have the same effect as other ‘sin’ taxes at preventing unhealthy behavior? This infographic done by Columnfivemedia with TurboTax, looks to answer that question and more.

Taxes On America’s Favorite Beverage: Soda

Tablet Takeover — The State of the Tablet PC in the Enterprise

First introduced by Microsoft in 1999, many reviewed the Tablet PC as a toy. With the release of Apple’s iPad in 2010, the mobile computing world has been consumed with tablets — mobile devices bigger than a smartphone, but smaller than a laptop. This infographic done by Columnfivemedia with Socialcast, looks at the state of the tablet takeover.

Tablet Takeover — The State of the Tablet PC in the Enterprise

Good Luck, Truck The Realities of Starting a Mobile Restaurant

Gourmet mobile food trucks have hit the mainstream. They’ve made curbside dining cool;, and they’ve got their own reality TV competition. This infographic done by Columnfivemedia with Intuit, looks at all the hype surrounding the mobile restaurant, and how people underestimate the real costs and difficulties of owning and operating one.

 Good Luck, Truck The Realities of Starting a Mobile Restaurant

The Furry Side Of Finance

From man’s best friend to small fuzzy mammals, pets in the US live quite a luxurious life. Before you commit to pet ownership, know the costs for the animal you intend to adopt. This infographic done by Columnfivemedia with Mint, looks at how much Mint users around the country are spending on their four-legged, feathered and furry friends.

 

The Furry Side Of Finance

Should You Let Your Employees Work From Home?

Today, many companies offer their employees the option to work from home, even if they live relatively close to the office.   But common sense tells us that for some employees, this may not be the best option. This decision tree created by Columnfivemedia with Mindflash, will help you decide if you should let your employees work remotely, or if they should be required to work in-house.

Should You Let Your Employees Work From Home?

The Truth About The Grammys: A Chart

There will never be a formula to accurately predict the outcome of the Grammy Awards, which are notoriously whimsical, almost to the point of becoming a punchline. But there are certain patterns to the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’ record that can help one understand the choices, something even approaching a kind of logic. Check out the chart below created by Columnfivemedia in collaboration with Esquire, to help understand why some people win.

 

The Truth About The Grammys: A Chart

The Small Business Social Media Cheat Sheet

With one in three small businesses using social media, its no longer enough to just have a website, small businesses must have a social media presence, too. Don’t know where to start? This cheat sheet done by Columnfivemedia  in collaboration withFlowtown will help you navigate the major social media sites on the web.

 

The Small Business Social Media Cheat Sheet