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Self Support Fundraising Could Help in Avoiding Debt

Self Support Fundraising Could Help in Avoiding Debt

There are various aspects to every day living that are natural inherent debt creators. Business start-up costs and medical bills are just two potentially high expense items that could make your life financially difficult. However, by adopting a creative financial support plan, or if you like, innovative fundraising techniques you may be able to persuade [...]

Opportunity for October with a Free Financial Planner in 24 Cities

Opportunity for October with a Free Financial Planner in 24 Cities

If you have some concerns regarding, sorting out your finances this month here is an opportunity that offers you free financial planning for October! In any one of twenty four cities in America you are able for at least one day this month to take advantage of free financial planning advice from an expert, without [...]

Avoid Costly Errors by Checking Your Social Security Statements Once a Year

Avoid Costly Errors by Checking Your Social Security Statements Once a Year

How many American citizens check their social security statements or even think about doing so?  However, particularly if you are planning for retirement it could be considered crucial that you check your social security statements at least once each year. They are a record of your lifetime earnings, according to Social Security. A factor to [...]

Savings Bonds Keep Value but Can Cost You Money

Savings Bonds Keep Value but Can Cost You Money

There are two factors related to the yield on series I savings bonds; the rate of inflation over a six month period and a fixed rate component. This creates the potential for the semi-annual inflation rate paid on a bond to become negative after a deflationary term. Series I savings bonds will not lose their [...]

Your Retirement Savings Challenge

Your Retirement Savings Challenge

Saving for retirement could be a challenge for most average people today; with their question being how much is needed? Various surveys undertaken have suggested that while it is generally appreciated that we should save more, but do not put this knowledge into actions. Various recommendations have been put forward about saving for retirement including [...]

Cbiz to Acquire Pruett Group

Cbiz to Acquire Pruett Group

Jobs Are a Cornerstone of Development, Says World Development Report

Jobs Are a Cornerstone of Development, Says World Development Report

In developing countries, jobs are a cornerstone of development, with a pay off far beyond income alone. They are critical for reducing poverty, making cities work, and providing youth with alternatives to violence, says a new World Bank report. The World Development Report 2013: Jobs stresses the role of strong private sector led growth in [...]

Strategies and Angles of Personal Investment

Strategies and Angles of Personal Investment

The stock market is an unpredictable factor in the tricks of personal investment. If you have ambitions regarding, investing your money in the stock market then you should take time to gain knowledge to an acceptable level before you start. Investing in this type of market is not an easy task but could be regarded [...]

‘World Bank Grant of $1.2 Million Will Foster Technical Cooperation on Biosafety,’ World Bank Says

‘World Bank Grant of $1.2 Million Will Foster Technical Cooperation on Biosafety,’ World Bank Says

The World Bank Group has announced that it will provide US$1.2 million to fund a new global partnership formed to strengthen the capacity of developing countries to make their biosafety regulations more efficient and harmonized. The Partnership for Biosafety Risk Assessment and Regulation brings together the non-profit Center for Environmental Risk Assessment (CERA) of the [...]

The Dilemma of Bills from the Dead

The Dilemma of Bills from the Dead

This is a case scenario that no one should be forced to confront. Following the death of a son, you become the executor of the estate and settle all related outstanding expenses. You then receive a statement regarding a credit card account that details several purchases of substantial amounts. One of the charges is recorded [...]

IMF and World Bank Ink US$2.1 Billion Debt Relief for Guinea

IMF and World Bank Ink US$2.1 Billion Debt Relief for Guinea

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) have decided to support US$ 2.1 billion in debt relief for Guinea, representing a 66 percent reduction of its future external debt service over a period of 40 years. The Boards of Directors of both institutions determined that Guinea has made satisfactory [...]

In Uruguay, More Than 45,000 Children to Have Access to Full-Time Schools

In Uruguay, More Than 45,000 Children to Have Access to Full-Time Schools

More than 45,000 children will benefit from the Support to Uruguayan Public Schools Project approved today by the World Bank (WB) Board of Directors. The US$40 million project will continue to support the Uruguayan Full-Time School (FTS) model through the construction, transformation and/or rehabilitation of more than 40 schools located in underprivileged or very underprivileged areas, the [...]

Financial Shots Fired in Senate Race

Financial Shots Fired in Senate Race

Various financial shots are being fired in the senate race creating more confusion for Connecticut voters. During last week they were told that Democrat Chris Murphy had been lazy regarding payments on two occasions including a tax bill. One of which, according to records, was being late on seven occasions in paying car taxes to [...]

Tanzania: Country Results Profile

Tanzania: Country Results Profile

For the last decade, Tanzania has sustained high economic growth driven by structural reforms and improvements in economic performance and service delivery. Growth in gross domestic product (GDP) has averaged between 5 and 7 percent a year since 2000. Access to primary education has increased dramatically, along with solid increases in net enrollment rates. Under-five [...]

World Bank Approves New Funding to Improve Delivery of Education, Health and Other Services for 84 Million Ethiopians

World Bank Approves New Funding to Improve Delivery of Education, Health and Other Services for 84 Million Ethiopians

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors endorsed a new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Ethiopia to build on the country’s development progress over the last five years of its previous country strategy and to help its government and communities go further in their efforts to create more growth, more jobs, better health and education, [...]

Do You Know How You Are Spending and Saving Your Money?

Do You Know How You Are Spending and Saving Your Money?

The art of spending/saving money could be regarded as an essential relationship in our everyday lives, but could also be viewed as your heart and your head combining to your best advantage. This is an alternative perception to that which decrees we must be smart and strict about our money. The pursuit of self interest [...]

Strategies and Angles of Personal Investment

Strategies and Angles of Personal Investment

The stock market is an unpredictable factor in the tricks of personal investment. If you have ambitions regarding, investing your money in the stock market then you should take time to gain knowledge to an acceptable level before you start. Investing in this type of market is not an easy task but could be regarded [...]

TMX Group Announces Alpha Executive Departures

TMX Group Announces Alpha Executive Departures

TMX Group Limited today announced upcoming management changes at Alpha Group. Jos Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer, and Randee Pavalow, Chief Listings Officer and General Counsel, have elected to leave the company, effective October 31, 2012. “Jos and Randee, working with a solid team of experts at Alpha, built a strong marketplace over the last several [...]

Your Financial Goals with the Right Tools

Your Financial Goals with the Right Tools

Most people find that their busy lives do not permit time for them to prepare a personal finance plan. This can result in over spending on frivolous items, additional debt and a dormant savings account. The obvious question as to the remedy is answered by; either use the right tools for financial goals, organize your [...]

Seychelles Gets WB Nod on $7m Loan for Business Climate and Public Financial Management

Seychelles Gets WB Nod on $7m Loan for Business Climate and Public Financial Management

The World Bank has approved a US$7 million loan to the Republic of Seychelles to improve the business climate and public financial management as well as help the government to better target social assistance. The Sustainability and Competitiveness Development Policy Loan (DPL1) is the first of three operations. Seychelles has a high gross national income [...]