Author: Alex Strobel

Snapchat Secretly Releases Seven New Trophies Before Christmas

Snapchat is giving users an early Christmas present. On December 22nd, 2015 Snapchat “secretly” released seven new trophies for users to unlock. In early November 2015 Snapchat added eight new trophies to the Trophy Case but users were never able…

Adults More Interested in Dental Braces in 2015

In 2012, 39% more adults received orthodontic treatment than in 1996. This is the latest data out of the American Association of Orthodontists. This is higher than orthodontic procedures on teenagers which was up 32% in the same time period.…

Orthodontists Use New Technology to Advance Teeth Straightening

Astronauts and cyclists aren’t the only ones making headlines in regards to 3-D printers any longer. Orthodontists are too. With the rise in popularity and accessibility of 3-D printing, advanced technology continues to allow scientists and engineers to reach new…

Dollar Tree Buys Family Dollar for $74.50 a Share

Consolidation in the “dollar” stores continues as on Monday, July 28th, 2014 Dollar Tree announced they were going to acquire Family Dollar for $74.50. This was a premium of 25% to the stock price as of Friday’s close. Dollar stores have…

Energy Stocks End Week Down Over 3%

On the week ending Friday, June 22nd, 2012 energy stocks were down over 3%.  The Energy Select Spider (XLE) plummeted 3.32% as many big named oil companies struggled throughout the week.  On Thursday, June 21st, the XLE dropped significantly as…

Bank Of America Home Loan Modification Program–Assistance Options For Mortgage Payment Aid

Homeowners with Bank of America who are still seeking assistance opportunities for their mortgage have options from various programs that have been reported on recently offering some good news in terms of increases that have been seen in some areas…

GMAC Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease In HAMP As Homeowners Continue To Move Through Assistance Plans

Homeowners with GMAC Mortgage who are behind on their payment decreased in data released from the Treasury Department indicating that homeowners who are delinquent and may qualify for HAMP assistance may be in a position where these mortgage payment plans…