Economy

Cook County Headlines Pro GMO Campaign

September 29, 2015
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Cook County Headlines Pro GMO Campaign

GMO feed the starving children of India, there is no proven health risk associated with consuming them, they preserve nature, improve quality of life and yield foods with more vitamins and calories – those were the arguments of the pro GMO agenda headlined by the Cook County PR rep Kim Morton at the Palatine Public Library tonight....

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The ugly face of foreclosure, a house destroyed by bank

July 23, 2015
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According to realty track, one in every thousand houses in the U.S. is in foreclosure. Many sources report a foreclosure decline in the recent years. But those numbers rarely mean much until you put a face to it, a house that once was a home. A beautiful home. That was until the bank repossessed...

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Spirit Airlines is the most expensive airline for your bag!

July 12, 2014
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Sure, you might fall for the cheap airline ticket price and select Spirit Airlines for your next trip in the sky, but beware, they will make up the difference on your checked in bag! And if you don’t pay for it online ahead of time, at the counter, they will charge you a whopping...

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Japanese conglomerate buys Sprint and US Cellular

April 22, 2013
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Did you know that Sprint just bought US Cellular in Midwestern USA? And coincidently, a Japanese media conglomerate SoftBank bought Sprint for $20 billion, half of SoftBank’s worth, which means many of us are now using a Japanese service provider for our cellular needs! ~ just FYI. “— Oct. 11: Japan’s Softbank Corp. agrees...

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Quick Shopping Guide: How to spot GMO

April 3, 2013
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Quick Shopping Guide: How to spot GMO

Since GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) are still not required to be labeled in U.S.A., it might be tough to spot them in the supermarket. Here is a great tip: Look for the price tag label which has the price look up code. If the number starts with 8 – this is a genetically modified...

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Big Stink in Wheeling – FIXED!!

March 12, 2013
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You can now breathe freely when you pass by Wheeling, IL. The terrible stink that was noticeable around Hintz and Wolf intersection is now gone!! It has been there for a couple of months, but after we contacted several businesses around the area including Wheeling Health Department, EPA and local newspapers, the awful odor...

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The Big Stink in Wheeling, IL

February 11, 2013
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Chicago suburbs. If you are driving near Hintz & Wolf road in Wheeling, IL, you better roll up your windows. But this might not even help, the stench is so strong it penetrates the vehicle. It smells like mold and metal powder mixed together, sprinkled with chemicals. According to the locals, the stench is...

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Adios T-mobile, the F rated business

January 2, 2013
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Before doing business (aka become their customer) with T-mobile, consider this fact: T-mobile is not a Better Business Bureau accredited business, and currently, according to BBB is rated F on the scale of A+ to F. This is the lowest possible rating! Here is the reason for it. “32767 complaints filed against business 20...

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Five Major U.S. Banks Convicted of Fraud

July 28, 2012
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With elections around the corner, the mass media once again is steered into the cloud of politics where rhetoric and emotions overpower logic and common sense. Yet, they do not fail, at least once, to report a big story: 5 Major US. Banks Commit Fraud and Are Forced to Pay Penalties. This story ran...

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Health Insurance is making Bank!!

March 23, 2012
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Health Insurance is making Bank!!

There is no business like health insurance business! Not since Obama passed his famous Health Reform. Whom did it benefit?? The insurance business, of course. Did you think it was you? A few years ago you used to be able to get an HMO plan with up to $100/month, a $20-dollar copayment and the...

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