U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Recognizes Bank of America for Climate Change Leadership


Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. First Financial Institution to Receive Organizational Leadership Award; Addresses Accomplishments Across the Company The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Bank of America for exceptional leadership in response to climate change. The announcement was made today at the EPA 2015 Climate Read more [...]

Why Regulation Won’t Come to Airline Change Fees


When an unexpected delay caused Neil Saiki, a bicycle designer based in Santa Cruz, California, to miss his Delta flight from Zurich to San Francisco, he had no choice but to fork over $ 250 to change his ticket to the next morning—not to mention another $ 500 or so to cover the difference for the new fare. Saiki’s experience is typical. The fee that domestic carriers levy just to change an international flight can run as high as $ 750 (come on, U.S. Airways). But a passengers' rights Read more [...]

Meritor® Showcases New Products that ‘Fuel Change’


TROY, Mich., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor® (NYSE:MTOR) will introduce three new products and announce a new ratio for a current axle solution at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) 2015 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee from Feb. 16 through Feb. 19. Meritor plans to fuel change in the industry by showcasing: MTIS™ Tire Inflation System for Trucks, the industry's first automatic tire inflation system for linehaul tractors Read more [...]

The New F-150 Will Change Your Life—Even If You Never Buy a Pickup


You’re not buying a pickup. Ever. But Ford’s new 2015 F-150 is going to change your life for the better. Why? Because it’s going to be roughly 700 pounds lighter than its predecessor, thanks to a brand-new, breakthrough aluminum body and frame. And that’s big news, because a lighter F-150 is predicted to get up to 20 percent better fuel economy. Yeah, and...? And each year about one in every 20 vehicles sold in the U.S. is an F-150—one of these trucks for every Prius Read more [...]

Jennifer Hudson & Courtney Love: “Turn It Up For Change” Ball Beauties


Lending their voices to a good cause, Jennifer Hudson and Courtney Love showed up at W Union Square in New York City last night (October 21). The “Celebrity Skin” rocker was ready to party at the “Turn It Up For Change” ball benefiting LGBT Equality, sporting a graphite-colored sparkly dress as she greeted the paparazzi. Nearby, Jennifer showed off her lady assets in a skimpy black dress with a black push-up bra and black pointy heels. Hudson mentioned that there could very well be a third Read more [...]

Bank of America Recognized for Climate Change Leadership


Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. Company Named a Top Financial Services Company in the CDP S&P 500 Report, DJSI North America, The Banker, and Bloomberg World’s Greenest Bank Rankings Bank of America was recognized recently in four prominent sustainability rankings and awards that measure, rank and report on the performance of companies Read more [...]

About Aging Parents: Something The Government Got Right (For A Change)


Finally! A great little free booklet to help anyone who has to manage money for an aging parent (or anyone else). The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has come up with an excellent piece. A fine part of is the list of the scams that target elders. You might not think of all of these things. There is a list of resources at the back too. Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]