Nokia and the turnaround story named Lumia

The legendary Nokia 1110/1110i, the highest sold mobile device of all time
The legendary Nokia 1110/1110i, the highest sold mobile device of all time

Those of you who, like me, were using a cell phone in the early 2000’s, must have heard of Nokia. It was the undisputed number one brand for mobile device manufacturing. A decade later, when our world is filled with smartphones and iPad-type of tablets, Nokia seems to have vanished from the phone stores, especially in the US. Well, the company’s stock price has plunged just about as fast: it lost 90% of value in the last 5 years following the launch of the legendary Apple iPhone. So what has been going on with Nokia? Does their stock make for a good investment at this moment? My answer is yes. Continue reading Nokia and the turnaround story named Lumia

AT&T “family” plan: an economical choice

As of today, I have been on an AT&T family plan for 4-and-a-half years. And just to be clear, none of my family members is on my plan. My plan consists of myself and 4 friends, who are not the same friends with whom I started my plan in the fall of 2008. To date, I have been extremely pleased with my family plan, and have saved my friends as well as myself thousands of dollars through maintaining it. When we started the plan back in 2008, we were college students, so the extra savings really helped. Continue reading AT&T “family” plan: an economical choice