The Biggest Tech Valuation Changes

June 17, 2014

Usually a company’s valuation is based on its assets and income. Because technology companies are so different (and typically dont have many assets or much income starting out), the valuation methods for them are considerably different as well. Here is an infographic to look in to. Source


Who is Filing Bankruptcy?

April 17, 2014

Who is filing bankruptcy? In 2008, more than 1 million filed for bankruptcy protection. This sharp graphic takes a close look at the demographics behind those numbers to give us a clear view of who is being affected by the economic downturn. Source


How America spends on Electronics

November 20, 2013

Even if you don’t own a smartphone, or aren’t interested in buying a tablet or e-reader anytime soon, you probably own a television, radio or other electronic. It’s tough living in the 21st century without having something that requires batteries, and then having to recharge or replace those batteries. Source

10 Strange (but Legitimate) Tax Deductions

10 Strange (but Legitimate) Tax Deductions

July 17, 2013

Itemized tax deductions come in many forms and the odder your job the chances are the odder your deductions will be. This list highlights some of the stranger but completely legitimate tax deductions that have been claimed. Source

The Work We Do to Pay Taxes

The Work We Do to Pay Taxes

May 9, 2013

There are two certainties in the lives of every American according to Ben Franklin: death and taxes. (Corporate Americans exempt.) So how much of every working day do we spend working to pay the Man? Source

When Income Grows, Who Gains?

When Income Grows, Who Gains?

April 30, 2013

Shows income growth broken down into different classes from 1917 to 2008. It may not surprise you to find out that most of the growth isn’t happening in the middle and lower classes.

In Graphics: What are Capital Gains?

In Graphics: What are Capital Gains?

April 21, 2013

When it comes to your finances you want to be confident in where it goes and what you’re doing with it. That’s why it is important to know what different financial terms mean. This infographic deals with capital gains, which is a profit that results from investing in an asset. Source

When Income Grows, Who Gains?

When Income Grows, Who Gains?

April 17, 2013

Shows where most income growth has been distributed from 1917 to 2008.

Understanding Income Taxes

Understanding Income Taxes

April 5, 2013

Ever wonder what it’s in your tax return and how it adds up? The U.S. tax code is extremely complicated, but this graphic highlights the different pieces of the basic personal income tax return. Source

Personal Timeline

Personal Timeline

March 13, 2013

The Personal Timeline infographic displays income and employment along side expenses and enrolled college credits. Narrative and metaphor created with plant imagery were used to convey a sense of time and growth. Source


Measuring Satisfaction

March 2, 2013

A 2008 study shows that people in wealthier countries are more likely to be satisfied with their lives. – This scatterplot uses an unusual technique with the angle of the points encoding information. When used with many points, this technique takes advantage of our visual system’s ability to see texture and changes in texture. Source


Income Distribution by Religion

February 18, 2013

The almighty dollar? Mapping distribution of income by religious belief. Source