MYTH: Owning a home is more expensive than renting.
FACT: This September, the median price for a 1-bedroom rental reached $1,665 a month, making Boston the third most competitive rental market in the country, bested only by New York and San Francisco. A comparable 1-bedroom condo with fees and full amenities averaged $1,495 a month
In 2010 the adjusted gross income limits for conversions to ROTH IRA’s was permanently repealed. So all taxpayers, regardless of income can now convert to Roth IRAs.
This was Yiqing Guo’s second visit to See, Test, & Treat, a free breast and cervical cancer screening program at Tufts Medical Center geared towards underserved and uninsured Asian and Asian American women. Over forty women and even more walk-ins took the tests this month, a significant rise from last year when the program began.
The down economy and rising fuel costs are making car usage and ownership less enviable. Couple this with the increasing desires to ‘Go Green’ and reduce our carbon footprint, a car almost seems counterintuitive. But that is where Mint Cars On-Demand comes in – the community-oriented car sharing company that relieves the hassles of car payments, insurance, maintenance, parking and gas.
The local Asian community is vast and encompasses a wide variety of different nationalities, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds. In response to the health needs of the local Asian community, Tufts Medical Center, in consultation with the South Cove/Chinatown Neighborhood Council, established the Asian Health Initiative (AHI) and its advisory committee in 1995. The AHI identifies public health issues of particular prevalence or concern to the local Asian community and seeks to work collaboratively with local community-based organizations to help address those health issues in a culturally and linguistically appropriate setting.
The 7th Annual Holiday Food Drive
The 7th Annual Holiday Food Drive will be held October 22, 2011, and is sponsored by the City of Quincy , the Quincy Hunger Network and the United States Postal Service.