Features by Dan Bobkoff

New York parents opt out of high stakes tests

It's the latest protest against testing connected to the Common Core curriculum.
Posted In: standardized tests, common core, New York
The Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village apartment in NYC

New York's median rent is $1,100. Seems low...

Rents are rising in cities across the country.
Posted In: rent, New York City, Housing

The NYPD learns about #backlash

The Twitter hashtag #MyNYPD backfired spectacularly – when the public can so easily hijack your hashtag, how do you get social media right?
Posted In: social media, NYPD, McDonald's

Are Apple's halcyon growth days over?

Apple is expected to report mostly flat revenues from a year ago.
Posted In: apple, Earnings, steve jobs

Prefab apartment buildings on the rise

Is modular construction poised to take off in the U.S.?
Posted In: apartments, modular buildings, factories

Will Netflix numbers confirm cable cutting?

Cutting cable for streaming video has worked in the company's favor.
Posted In: netflix, cable TV
Bank Of America

Bank earnings show: Americans got better at paying off debts

What’s led to the overall improvement in creditworthiness for consumers.
Posted In: Banks, JPMorgan Chase
US IRS Tax forms

IRS budget problems help tax evaders

Taxpayers face a smaller risk of being audited by the IRS.
Posted In: IRS, Taxes, tax day, audit

So you went ahead and bought some bitcoin

Now a large exchange is filing for bankruptcy because of a theft. How can you protect your investment?
Posted In: bitcoin, Mt. Gox

Your cherished antique may not be very valuable

Antique American furniture has lost its appeal, and prices for anything not the best have plunged
Posted In: antiques, furniture


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