Month: July 2016

  • Over Half of College Graduates With Student Debt Uncomfortable Getting a Mortgage

    Over Half of College Graduates With Student Debt Uncomfortable Getting a Mortgage

    Approximately 59% of homeowners report wishing they understood the details of their mortgage better, but a recent survey reveals that some young adults may not even want mortgages at all. According to the National Association of Realtors Housing Opportunities and Market Experience survey, roughly half of college graduates with student debt are uncomfortable with the […]

  • Study Reveals New York City Pools Cleaner Than Expected

    Study Reveals New York City Pools Cleaner Than Expected

    According to a study performed by the New York Post, public pools in the New York City area are cleaner than most people think. The Post took water samples from seven different pools throughout the New York City area and processed them in a lab for comparison. A total of four private and three public […]

  • Northwest Missouri State University Adds 2 New Goalkeepers to 2016 Roster

    Northwest Missouri State University Adds 2 New Goalkeepers to 2016 Roster

    Tracy Hoza, head soccer coach at Northwest Missouri State University, announced this year’s two new additions to the women’s Bearcat soccer team. Goal keepers Brooke McClusky and Rileigh Spahn have been added to the 2016 roster. “I’m very excited to add to our goalkeeper depth for 2016,” said Hoza. “Brooke’s biggest strength is that she […]

  • Corporate Debt Projected to Swell to Over $75 Trillion by 2020

    Corporate Debt Projected to Swell to Over $75 Trillion by 2020

    The average U.S. household carries an average of $129,579 in total debt, but that’s nothing compared to the projected amount of corporate debt the nation will be seeing in the next few years. By 2020, corporate debt is predicted to swell to $75 trillion from its current standing at $51 trillion, according to S&P Global […]

  • After Historic Flooding, WV Attorney General Issues Warning to Potential Car Buyers

    After Historic Flooding, WV Attorney General Issues Warning to Potential Car Buyers

    Patrick Morrisey, Attorney General of West Virginia, announced to consumers to be careful when shopping and purchasing for vehicles this summer because of potential scams. According to West Virginia Record, due to the major flooding that West Virginia experienced this summer, vehicles that were submerged by the flooding are going up for sale. Morrisey wants […]

  • Rising Prices in the Sneaker Industry Thanks to Millionaire Celebrities

    Rising Prices in the Sneaker Industry Thanks to Millionaire Celebrities

    Everyone enjoys a good pair of sneakers. On average, a solid pair of skateboarding shoes costs about $50 to $100. According to some NBA superstars and rap icons, however, the $140 to $150 price range is more reasonable. “As humbly as I can say it, I’m not a $88 player,” said Kevin Durant, the newest […]

  • New Law Aims to Increase Regulation of Toxic Substances

    New Law Aims to Increase Regulation of Toxic Substances

    President Barack Obama has signed into law new measures granting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency increased power to regulate toxic chemicals and substances at the federal level. The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, named for the late New Jersey Democratic Senator who championed new toxic substance laws before his death […]

  • New Advancements in Hybrid Automotive Technology Include Wireless Charging and Solar Energy

    New Advancements in Hybrid Automotive Technology Include Wireless Charging and Solar Energy

    Hitting the market next summer, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S 550e will feature wireless battery charging. This highly advanced technology does not require the use of cords or plugs, as it works in a similar fashion to the new wirelessly charging cell phones. According to Autocar, the charging system will function with two coils. One will […]

  • The Three Amigos Summit 2016 Pledges to Reduce Fossil Fuel Emissions in North America

    The Three Amigos Summit 2016 Pledges to Reduce Fossil Fuel Emissions in North America

    The leaders of the United States, Mexico, and Canada have met earlier this week in Ottawa, Canada to discuss the future of energy sourcing in North America. At the so-called Three Amigos Summit, Barack Obama of the U.S., Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto, and Justin Trudeau of Canada all pledged to generate half of North America’s […]

  • City of Seattle V. Feds: Justice Dept Sues to Keep FBI Surveillance Cameras Secret

    City of Seattle V. Feds: Justice Dept Sues to Keep FBI Surveillance Cameras Secret

    In an effort to hide details of ongoing FBI surveillance efforts in the city of Seattle, federal prosecutors are suing the city. According to SeattlePI.com, the Justice Department has requested a court order, which would prevent the city from releasing information into the whereabouts of FBI-operated surveillance cameras installed on power poles as part of […]