Keep Your Spirits Up With This Mango Chicken Avocado Salad

February is North Carolina’s coldest month, no matter how nice that 70-degree day was this past Monday. When the air is icy and the roads are…icy it’s tempting to settle into a diet of pizza, cheese, and carbs, if only to stay warm. But beneath your layers of winter clothing you feel encumbered by the […]


How Are Your New Year’s Resolutions Going So Far?

It’s one of the final days of January, which means we’re already done with our first month of the year. Even though it feels like 2016 just started, one of our precious 12 months is already used up. What did you accomplish with it? As any great procrastinator knows, you can easily burn up a […]


Here’s How to Get Control of Your Money

Don’t feel bad about not having a budget. Many Americans get by without one. However, consider that the average credit card debt among Americans in 2015 was $15,355. For those with housing mortgages, you can add another $165,892. And for those who had student loans, put a $47,712 cherry on top. Altogether that’s $228,959 in […]


Cars That Drive Themselves: A $4 Billion Plan for 2017

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re on the cusp of a big moment for the automotive industry. Companies like Google, Apple, and Tesla are working on a new project: cars. Instead of smartphones and computers, high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are spending their time rethinking the automobile. What’s with the $4 billion? To help, the […]


Never Drink Burnt Coffee Again: Top Coffee in Raleigh Ranked

Just as cars depend on gasoline, many of us rely on coffee to get moving in the morning. It picks you up, shakes off the cobwebs, and sharpens the mind in a way that breakfast and a shower simply can’t match. But did you know that Raleigh has coffee shops that offer a much better […]