The hot new startups: health insurance companies

Electric scooters. Music video apps. Social networks. That's what you're used to thinking when you hear the word 'startup'. Recently, though, a much different kind of start-up has emerged. Health insurance startups are charging onto the scene. Founded between 2012 and 2017 these startups are raising huge sums to fund rapid growth. Here's a rundown: … Continue reading The hot new startups: health insurance companies

Mechanical engineering jobs are growing: 1999-2017

Mechanical engineering jobs are taking off. From 1999 to 2017, the number of jobs has increased from 200,000 to 295,000. During the same period, the median salary increased from $55,000 to $87,000 in nominal dollars. (This amounts to a less-impressive $82,000 to $87,000 in inflation-adjusted 2017 dollars, but it's still a raise). (This data comes … Continue reading Mechanical engineering jobs are growing: 1999-2017