New service brings live healthcare into consumers’ homes

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 1:55 PM | Leave Comment

A service launching in January will make doctors available anytime with a few clicks of your mouse. The technology, from American Well, a Boston-based company, offers physicians consultations via the Internet. Here is how it will work: You go online – or phone into their system – and specify the type of doctor you want. […]

Soon You Will See Green In Your Future

Saturday, January 17, 2009, 12:01 AM | 3 Comments

I don’t mean greenback we are so familiar with, not directly anyway. Startups and more mature companies are developing clean energy technologies that help reduce the use of fossil fuels and carbon emissions and increase energy supplies and independence. Companies around the world are embracing environmental responsibility as a core business strategy and undertaking sustainability […]

Hawaii wants to consign gas stations to a bygone era

Friday, January 16, 2009, 12:06 AM | Leave Comment

The State of Hawaii is about to introduce a huge experimental project. It is about electric cars that, if successful, could consign gas stations to a bygone era. With the help of a California company called Better Place, the State wants to implement the technology and the network of charging stations. Optimum functionality Three things […]

Understand What U.S. Congress Is Doing In Health Care

Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 12:14 PM | Leave Comment

Even before President-Elect Barak Obama takes office next week on Jan. 20,2009, key legislators, health care activists and advocates have held hearings and have started to develop policy positions. Read more…

Single Women Face More Financial Challenges

Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 1:27 AM | 2 Comments

Many of the nation’s 31 million women who live on their own face serious financial conditions that could worsen in the years to come. Read more…

Panel Slams Treasury For Losing Taxpayer Money

Saturday, January 10, 2009, 1:37 AM | Leave Comment

An article about “Where did taxpayer money go? Panel slams Treasury” by Daniel Arnall and Alice Gomstyn appeared on on Jan. 9, 2009. Funny. Funny. Funny. When I hear a joke like that, sometimes I wonder, whether I should cry or laugh. Read more…

Tips To Save Money In 2009 And Beyond

Thursday, January 8, 2009, 12:03 AM | 2 Comments

Did you make any resolution for the new year? Was it about your personal finances? Well! Any kind of resolution does not mean anything if you don’t follow it through. There are some habits – especially the way you were raised – that you don’t need resolution for. Read more…

Refinance Calculator

Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

Are you looking to crunch some numbers? We’ll help. Calculate your monthly mortgage payment. Read more…

30-year Mortgage Rate Falls For The Ninth Week

Sunday, January 4, 2009, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

Lower rates and falling house prices are making home mortgages more affordable to potential home buyers. For instance, house prices fell 18 percent over the 12-month period ending in October, 2008. As a result, financial news have it that the number of refinance applications for conventional mortgages jumped over 500% between the weeks ending on […]

No furnace but heat aplenty in passive houses

Friday, January 2, 2009, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

New York Times online ran a story about “No Furnaces but Heat Aplenty in Passive Houses” by ELISABETH ROSENTHAL Published: December 26, 2008. In Darmstadt, Germany, a new development consists of houses that are heated by alternative energy. “There are no drafts, no cold tile floors, no snuggling under blankets until the furnace kicks in. […]