Energy

Lemons not only do they add abundant flavor to a variety of dishes, but they also boast a ton of health benefits. The flavonoids within the juice are said to contain antioxidants, which is why lemons are useful in treating so many ailments and condit

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Going Green

Green vegetables are nature’s multivitamin and are packed with antioxidants and nutrients such as vitamins A, C & K, calcium, potassium and iron, to name a few.

These nutrients are necessary for maintaining many different processes in yo

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Tips for Saving

Write a list before you go shopping – and stick to it.

Invite friends over instead of going out.

Avoid convenience foods and fast food.

Turn off the lights.

Install CFLs or LEDs wherever it makes sense.

Buy quality appliances th

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Atom launches new one-year fixed-rate savings paying 2%

Durham-based challenger is now topping each best buy fixed-rate table One-year deal is paying 2% – some 0.4 percentage points higher than next best But why has Atom Bank launched such bumper rates?  By Lee Boyce for Thisismoney.co.uk Put-upon British savers have been thrown a lifeline with the surprise launch of a one-year account paying […]

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Vancouver seeking judicial review of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

The City of Vancouver is launching another court case in a bid to derail Kinder Morgan’s proposed pipeline expansion. Council members have voted to go ahead with a judicial review of the provincial government’s environmental assessment of the Trans Mountain project. In June, the city filed another court challenge aimed at quashing the National Energy […]

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Is Lord Kitchener WW1 £2 coin rare and what is it worth?

Many readers asking whether their Lord Kitchener WWI coin is rare We reveal what the rarest £2 coins in circulation are Have a coin question? Contact: lee.boyce@thisismoney.co.uk  By Lee Boyce for Thisismoney.co.uk In the last few months, This is Money has received a number of reader letters and e-mails asking whether or not their coin […]

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TransCanada revives natural gas transport plan

A once-dead deal between TransCanada Corp. and Western Canadian natural gas producers for lower-cost transport to key Ontario, Quebec and U.S. markets has new life. TransCanada said following weeks of discussions with producers, it has launched a new open season – a period to determine market interest – on a long-term, fixed-price proposal to flow […]

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How an Interoffice Spat Erupted Into a Climate-Change Furor –

A few weeks ago, on an obscure climate-change blog, a retired government scientist named John Bates blasted his former boss on an esoteric point having to do with archiving temperature data. It was little more than lingering workplace bad blood, said Dr. Bates’s former co-workers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Dr. Bates had […]

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Isa rates fall behind as tax year ends

By Sylvia Morris For The Daily Mail You can put up to £15,240 into a cash Isa before April 6 and earn tax-free interest Savers have just weeks left to use their cash Isa allowance in this tax year.  You can put up to £15,240 into a cash Isa before April 6 and automatically earn […]

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Veresen to sell its power business for $1.18-billion

Canadian energy company Veresen Inc. said on Tuesday it would sell its power generation business, its largest division, for $1.18-billion in three separate deals. The Calgary-based company, which owns energy infrastructure assets in Canada and the United States, said it would sell the division and use the proceeds to fund growth projects. The sale, which […]

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Where do you stand in the savings divide?

Low income families have just £95 in savings and investments  Savings fall to lowest level in 18 months as typical incomes decline Homeownership among families falls to lowest level in 4 years  High income families’ property value is more than 2.5 times higher By Claire Heffron For Thisismoney.co.uk The difference in financial fortunes between low […]

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Oil rises, but faces prospect of growing U.S. output

Oil edged up on Monday, as investor optimism over the effectiveness of producer cuts encouraged record bets on a sustained price rise, although growing U.S. output and stubbornly high stockpiles kept price gains in check. Top OPEC exporter Saudi Arabia’s crude oil shipments fell in December to 8.014 million barrels per day (bpd) from 8.258 […]

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