Under current policies, residential batteries increase emissions in most cases

A Tesla Powerwall 2. Another year, another reason to take the promises of residential home batteries with a grain of salt. This month, a group of researchers from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) published a paper in Environmental Science and Technology reporting that there are very few cases in which operating a residential home battery […]

How banks can use personalized services to increase customer satisfaction and compete with fintechs

The ability to conduct banking activities via a sleek mobile app is no longer enough to satisfy consumers — it’s table stakes. Banks need to focus on deploying robust personal finance management (PFM) features that pull consumers in. There are three common approaches banks can take to effectively implement these tools. It’s no longer enough […]

Moody’s projects increase in foreign investments flowing into Russia

Good financial results shown by Russian companies may facilitate the return of foreign investment to the country, Moody’s senior vice president Kristin Lindow told Sputnik news agency. “…Recent strong corporate profits quite naturally can result in repatriation of profits by foreign investors. Also, the cleanup that the CBR (Central Bank of Russia) has done in […]

15 Tips to Increase Your Motivation for Success and Live a Happier Life

If you get stuck feeling unmotivated, you’ll breathe a sigh of relief to learn there are simple, yet high impact, changes that will steer you back on track. Here are 15 tips that will not only restore your motivation for success but raise it so you can pursue your personal definition of a successful and […]

Can you increase your state pension? One way you can boost what’s in your pot

The state pension is something many Britons will rely on claiming to live comfortably later in life. However, the facts surrounding pensions can be very complicated and difficult to understand. There are two types of pension, the basic state pension and the new state pension, and you will claim one or the other depending on […]

25 Healthy Snacks for Work: Decrease Hunger and Increase Productivity

Snacks are awesome. They bridge the gaps between our meals, provide us a little mental reset, and can oftentimes lead to a healthier weight. How does this magic work exactly? Well, let me tell you: Incorporating snacks into your mid-morning and mid-afternoon can balance out your blood sugar, preventing those dreaded spikes and crashes. A proper […]

Apple says that Trump’s looming tariffs on China would increase prices on Apple Watch and AirPods (AAPL)

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Apple opposes tariffs proposed by the Trump administration on $ 200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The tariffs are currently in a period of public comment. Apple said that the proposed tariffs “show up as a tax on the consumer” and will raise the price of several Apple products, including Apple Watch […]

How banks can use personalized services to increase customer satisfaction and compete with fintechs

The ability to conduct banking activities via a sleek mobile app is no longer enough to satisfy consumers — it’s table stakes. Banks need to focus on deploying robust personal finance management (PFM) features that pull consumers in. There are three common approaches banks can take to effectively implement these tools. It’s no longer enough […]