Repurposing Foam in Boston Instead of Banning It

Most recently, talk of a potential foam ban in Boston has gained media attention. However, there are many cities throughout the United States that are successfully recycling EPS foam rather than removing it completely

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Termites 101- 3 Signs of Termites

There are two types of termites that affect your home; subterranean termites and dry wood termites. Subterranean termites’ live underground and dry wood termites live entirely in wood. It is important for trained professionals to determine, which type of termite is affecting your home, in order to know the termite control treatment to use

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Don’t Forget About Your Alma Mater

For all the college graduates who are setting sail on the next chapter of their lives, it is important to remember the college where you spent the past four years. For many, four years of college just isn’t enough. Maybe in terms of academics it is, but in terms of the bonds formed, communities built [&hellip

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Business Endeavors to Engage in This Summer

FortuneBuilders is a real estate education company, which provides students with the knowledge needed to start their own successful real estate business. FortuneBuilders’ business platform allows you to get involved in the real estate industry with an educational background, a mentor and a business model

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Google Employs Fewer Women than Competitors

From Businessweek: Google has finally acknowledged its diversity problem. Laszlo Block, the company’s senior vice president for people operations, reversed the company’s reluctance to reveal the number of women and minorities in its workforce. The statistics disclosed on Wednesday show that 30 percent of Google workers are women and 39 percent are racial or ethnic minorities. The [&hellip

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Melanoma and emerging tests for dermatologists

The signs of skin cancer are a slowly growing bump, or changing mole, or scaly rough patch. Most skin cancers can be cured if treated. You should be aware of the ways that skin cancer appears on your skin. If you have any areas or spots that you might be questioning, it’s best to seek out a professional dermatologist like Lawrence Jaeger of Advanced Dermatology Associates in New York. Early detection from your doctor is an important part of the treatment process

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Upgrade Your Home with Custom Vinyl Windows

You can choose to buy energy efficient vinyl windows to improve the insulation and energy efficiency of your home. For example, Energy Star windows are certified and approved by the government for energy efficiency. Another option is to purchase double or triple pane windows designs that also enhance a home’s energy efficiency

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When Getting a Reverse Mortgage Makes Sense

The reverse mortgage has long been viewed as a last resort for older Americans with home equity but little cash. Now it’s poised to become a mainstream financial strategy — at least that’s what regulators and financial services firms are hoping. But you should be cautious about jumping in

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Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770: Famous Alums

New York City real estate titan Andrew Farkas is one of the biggest donors to the Hasty Pudding Institute.  Farkas is a proud graduate of the class of 1982, and is the CEO of Island Capital Group.  He is highly successful and was recently named number 16 on the New York Observer’s list of “100 Most Powerful People in Commercial Real Estate.”

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Study: Medications can help people quit drinking

From www.philly.com: A new review finds that several drugs can help curb the desire to drink alcohol, but the researchers note that these medications are rarely prescribed. Acamprosate (Campral) and naltrexone (Revia), along with support from groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous or psychological counseling, can be useful tools to help people stay away from alcohol, [&hellip

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