Tag Archives: mobile apps

HBCU Money™ Dozen 1/6 – 1/10


Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. We are now solely focused on research and central bank articles from the previous week.


Sleepy sun: a recent slowdown in solar activity gives clue to a period of dramatic behaviour 350 years ago l New Scientist

Cambridge Consulting Shows Off the Next Step in Fit Tech: Finding Meaning in Data l CIOonline

Why Android PCs are doomed to fail l Computerworld

Mystery ‘Hand of God’ stars in celestial visual feast l New Scientist

BMW Shows Off Self-Driving LIDAR-Enabled Cars At CES l Clean Technica

Amazon Makes it Easier to Submit Mobile Apps with New Developer Portal l CIOonline

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

2014 global central bank calendar – updates with Peru l Central Bank News

Decline in employee compensation costs indicates low risk of and soft market l Cleveland Fed

Urban & rural service providers in NE predict decrease or no change in financial well-being of lower income folks l Boston Fed

Why private companies should be involved in adaptation. l World Bank

Job creation crashes and burns l Housing Wire

Compare U.S. recoveries and recessions. Charts updated with Dec. 2013 employment data from the BLS l Minn Fed

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

HBCU Money™ Business Book Feature – Beginner’s Guide to Creating Mobile Apps


Beginner’s Guide to Creating Mobile Apps provides a one-stop repository with all of the information needed to successfully create and publish an iPhone/iPad and Android application to the App Store and Google Play.

Creating mobile applications is a great way to earn passive income, whether you are a stay-at-home parent, student, entrepreneur, or work in a traditional setting.

Several people have had the desire to create a mobile application based on a great idea, but never put action to it because of their lack of technical proficiency.

You do not need to be or become a technical expert in mobile development to create an application, and the author demonstrates how this can be accomplished step-by-step.

The author provides:

-Her experiences in developing her first application and pitfalls to avoid
-How to get established with Apple and Google
-How to choose the appropriate graphic design
-How to outsource the technical development and graphic design
-How to select a contractor
-A sample job announcement
-A sample non-disclosure agreement
-How to price and budget accordingly
-Recommended dos and don’ts
-Marketing tips