Natural Gas on the Rise: U.S. Expected to be Net Exporter in Two Years

Posted on September 30, 2015, Updated September 30, 2015Categories Featured, Featured News   Leave a comment on Natural Gas on the Rise: U.S. Expected to be Net Exporter in Two Years

The overall outlooks for oil and gas are going in opposite ways, at least for the moment, it appears. The price of crude oil barrels continues to remain stagnant as the demand has seen a sharp decrease. So far it’s meant good news for the consumer as gas prices across the country are at some of the lowest rates in years. Yet one of the energy sectors that has been steadily growing over the last couple years though is that … Continue reading “Natural Gas on the Rise: U.S. Expected to be Net Exporter in Two Years”

Eli Roth is Trying to Innovate the Movie World with His Recent Digital Marketing Strategy

Posted on September 30, 2015Categories Featured, Featured News   Leave a comment on Eli Roth is Trying to Innovate the Movie World with His Recent Digital Marketing Strategy

Eli Roth is known for his work directing, producing, writing, and acting in movies, usually of the horror variety. His latest work, The Green Inferno is a gore-filled thriller about a cannibalistic tribe in the South American rain forest, somehow inspired by some combination of social media, Occupy Wall Street, and Kony 2012, according to Grantland.com If you’ve heard about it, it’s probably because he wanted you to. Okay, maybe not you specifically, but the type of demographic you would fall under. … Continue reading “Eli Roth is Trying to Innovate the Movie World with His Recent Digital Marketing Strategy”

Wisconsin Lawmakers Propose Bill to Give Finance Committee Final Say on Health Insurance Program

Posted on September 30, 2015Categories Featured, Featured News   Leave a comment on Wisconsin Lawmakers Propose Bill to Give Finance Committee Final Say on Health Insurance Program

A bill has been drafted that would give the Wisconsin Legislature’s finance committee more authority over any proposed changes to the state’s health insurance program. According to the Star Tribune, members of the Joint Finance Committee issued a news release outlining a proposal that would give them the power to approve or reject any changes to the state’s Group Health Insurance Program. The Group Health Insurance Program covers a wide spectrum of public workers, including state employees and retirees as well … Continue reading “Wisconsin Lawmakers Propose Bill to Give Finance Committee Final Say on Health Insurance Program”

Retirement Harder For Female Homemakers

Posted on September 28, 2015Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Retirement Harder For Female Homemakers

According to a recent CNBC report, saving for retirement is an increasing struggle for homemakers and single seniors, who are more often women than men. For the more than 40 million Americans age 65 and older, who make up 13% of the population, retirement is nearing closer and closer every day. But the problem comes for the 51% of homemakers who have no saving and retirement strategy whatsoever. Because 81% of homemakers are women, this means a big issue for … Continue reading “Retirement Harder For Female Homemakers”

Stocks Rise in Anticipation of Fed Meeting

Posted on September 22, 2015Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Stocks Rise in Anticipation of Fed Meeting

United States stocks rose suddenly in anticipation of a crucial Federal Reserve meeting. A two-day meeting of policy makers will focus on whether or not to increase interest rates — something that has not been done in more than a decade. Investors and economists who have debated the topic are split about what the Fed will or should do with the interest rates. There is much to consider on the topic, starting with the fact that the housing market is … Continue reading “Stocks Rise in Anticipation of Fed Meeting”

8 Chinese Startups to Receive $67m from Intel Capital Investments

Posted on September 21, 2015Categories Featured   Leave a comment on 8 Chinese Startups to Receive $67m from Intel Capital Investments

Intel Capital, the global venture investment division of Intel Corporation, announced Thursday its plan to invest $67 million into eight Chinese technology startups across various industries. Those industries include: robotics, smart devices, Internet of Things (IoT), big data, cloud services, and data analytics, according to The Wall Street Journal. Ian Yang, Intel China President, called China a global leader in technology innovation. “Our investments, new products and collaborations in China support the government’s national initiative to uplift its innovation economy … Continue reading “8 Chinese Startups to Receive $67m from Intel Capital Investments”

New Study Shows that Vitamin C Can Mimic Some Effects of Exercise

Posted on September 21, 2015Categories Featured   Leave a comment on New Study Shows that Vitamin C Can Mimic Some Effects of Exercise

According to a recent study by researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder, adults who are overweight may be able to achieve some of the cardiovascular benefits of exercise, without having to actually exercise. The results of the study were presented in Atlanta at the American Psychological Society’s annual meeting, reports the LA Times. The study included the careful examination of 35 overweight subjects and the effects of Vitamin C on their cardiovascular health. Before the trial began, all of … Continue reading “New Study Shows that Vitamin C Can Mimic Some Effects of Exercise”