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PHILIPPINES: New Rural Development Project to Benefit 2 Million Farmers and Fisherfolk
8/30/2014 10:34:50 AM
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a loan and grant financing package for rural infrastructure as well as small business and livelihood projects for farmers and fisherfolk in the Philippines. The assistance aims to raise rural incomes and reduce poverty in the country. Called the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) , the new US$508.25 million …
How to Avoid an Estate Planning Scam
How to Avoid an Estate Planning Scam
8/29/2014 9:44:56 PM
Constantly in the news, it seems like there is a new scam making headlines. Perhaps most familiar is Bernie Madoff and his infamous Ponzi scheme. Many people have also heard about the “grandparent scam.” In this swindle, the scammer calls posing as the victim’s grandchild, claiming to be traveling in a foreign country and in distress. The scammer convinces the victim to wire …
Bank of America to Report Third-quarter 2014 Financial Results on October 15
8/29/2014 2:31:19 PM
Bank of America Corporation today announced it will report its third-quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. The results are scheduled to be released at 7 a.m. ET, followed by an investor presentation at 8:30 a.m. ET. The live audio webcast, accompanying presentation and other earnings-related information will be available through the Bank of America …
Profitable Opportunities and Investor Protection Key for Attracting Private Capital for Railway Development
8/29/2014 10:45:40 AM
The long international history of attracting private capital to the railway sector may offer some valuable insights to China. A new paper published by the World Bank today has suggested five steps that China could take to attract private capital for railway development. The paper titled Private Capital for Railway Development looks at how private capital has been attracted …
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management hires Chuck Fiedler as Head of Strategy & Business Development for its Liquid Real Assets platform
8/28/2014 10:06:31 AM
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) today announced that Chuck Fiedler has joined as Head of Strategy & Business Development, a new role for its Liquid Real Assets (LRA) platform and part of its Alternatives and Real Assets (ARA) business. He will be based in Chicago and report to John Robertson, Global Head of Liquid Real Assets. In this role, Chuck will be …
A lack of financial awareness is leaving Britons in debt
8/28/2014 10:04:09 AM
Britons are taking out crippling payday loans and credit agreements because there is a general lack of understanding about other financial options that are available to them. According to Sell Pension - a lead generation company that only works with pension review experts - people are falling into horrendous debt because they are unaware of the benefits of early pension …
Business Financial Services Announces $125 Million Credit Line Extension
Business Financial Services Announces $125 Million Credit Line Extension
8/27/2014 1:12:45 PM
Business Financial Services , Inc. (BFS), a leading specialty finance company, announced a $125 million credit line with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, a part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). The new credit line is an increase from the existing $82 million credit line that the company announced last year . “The demand for small business financing is stronger than ever. …
WorldRemit launches mobile recharge service in Taiwan
8/25/2014 9:00:51 AM
WorldRemit, the online money transfer provider, announces that customers in Taiwan can now send mobile recharge to friends and family overseas. The service enables sending to 80 countries, with money being added instantly to recipients’ pre-paid phones. WorldRemit’s founder and CEO, Ismail Ahmed said:  “Mobile airtime is a key part of our modern, connected world.  For …
Tempo and Uber Team Up to Offer On-Demand Rides Right From the Mobile Calendar
Tempo and Uber Team Up to Offer On-Demand Rides Right From the Mobile Calendar
8/21/2014 1:40:07 PM
Today, Tempo AI, creator of the breakthrough personal productivity calendar app for iOS, Tempo Smart Calendar , is partnering with Uber to offer on-demand rides right in the mobile calendar. Tempo Smart Calendar allows busy professionals to stay in their calendar app to get directions, drive times and parking options, and now, with Uber’s new API integration, they can tap …
XBOSoft Introduces Re-Vamped Company Website
8/21/2014 12:03:04 PM
Industry leaders in software testing and quality control, XBOSoft, has unveiled a completely revamped version of the SF-based company’s website. XBOSoft is a high tech firm that specializes in software test consulting and software testing. Their services include mobile application testing, usability testing services, web application testing as well as other function testing …
Rob Kosberg’s, Life After Debt, Amazon Best-Selling Book Free For One More Day
8/21/2014 6:00:00 AM
Rob Kosberg is giving you a chance to download his Best Selling Book , Life After Debt, for free!  This book has helped thousands of readers overcome their financial problems by laying out practical solutions to get out of debt .  Rob has 25 years of experience in the financial industry and has helped his clients save Millions of dollars over the years just by …
Deutsche Bank strengthens its technology and operations leadership
8/18/2014 11:22:16 AM
Richard Shannon appointed as Americas Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Co-Head of Group Technology & Operations (GTO) Americas Scott Marcar appointed as Head of IT Infrastructure Deutsche Bank today announced two senior appointments to further strengthen its leadership team in technology and operations.   Richard Shannon will join in October as Americas CIO, …
ING-DiBa to use NCR software solution for ATM security
8/18/2014 10:57:56 AM
NCR , the global leader in consumer transactions technologies, announced today that ING-DiBa , Germany’s third largest private consumer bank with over eight million customers, has installed NCR Solidcore Suite for APTRA security software. Each of ING’s 1,300 ATMs has been equipped with this comprehensive protection that prohibits the introduction of unauthorised code on …
Best Selling Author, Rob Kosberg Brings You Life After Debt For Free on Amazon for the Next 5 Days
8/18/2014 6:00:00 AM
Rob Kosberg is giving you a chance to download his Best Selling Book , Life After Debt, for free!  This book has helped thousands of readers overcome their financial problems by laying out practical solutions to get out of debt .  Rob has 25 years of experience in the financial industry and has helped his clients save Millions of dollars over the years just by …
New Flood Maps in Broward County Florida
New Flood Maps in Broward County Florida
8/17/2014 4:42:56 PM
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been working with county and municipal governments over the last several years to incorporate the best available data into new flood maps. Many property owners will be delighted: About 60 percent of the parcels in a flood zone — about 266,000 — were moved from a FEMA high-risk flood zone to a moderate or low-risk flood …
Best Selling Book, Life After Debt, Will Be Free to Download Tomorrow (8/18/2014)
8/17/2014 6:00:00 AM
Rob Kosberg is giving you a chance to download his Best Selling Book , Life After Debt, for free!  This book has helped thousands of readers overcome their financial problems by laying out practical solutions to get out of debt .  Rob has 25 years of experience in the financial industry and has helped his clients save Millions of dollars over the years just by …
Clare Computer Solutions Hosts FREE “Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security“ Lunch n’ Learns August 21st and September 25th
Clare Computer Solutions Hosts FREE “Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security“ Lunch n’ Learns August 21st and September 25th
8/15/2014 5:52:40 PM
Clare Computer Solutions (CCS ), a professional services firm providing IT solutions for companies in the San Francisco Bay area since 1990, is hosting Lunch ‘n Learn seminars about security and the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to work trend.  According to company CEO, Brad Mendonsa, “Many companies are already allowing their employees to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to …
Small Firms, Hydropower and Mining Sectors in Lao PDR to Benefit from New World Bank Group Financing
8/14/2014 10:04:55 AM
The Government of Lao PDR and the World Bank Group today signed two separate agreements worth up to USD$50 million. The first agreement is aimed at making more credit available to small businesses in Laos through the Small and Medium Enterprise Access to Finance Project. The new support includes a USD$10 million grant, USD$10 million credit and USD$12 million in risk sharing …
WorldRemit launches in Jordan and Gulf States
8/13/2014 10:30:23 AM
WorldRemit - the online money transfer provider - today announced the launch of its first services in Jordan and the Gulf States of Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman. Customers are now able to send a mobile airtime recharge to friends and family in more than 70 countries around the world using their computer, smartphone or tablet. Airtime recharge sent through WorldRemit is …
The Legacy Robin Williams Left Behind: Does it Include an Estate Plan that Protects his Children?
The Legacy Robin Williams Left Behind: Does it Include an Estate Plan that Protects his Children?
8/12/2014 5:10:45 PM
On Monday we lost a comedic genius and now legend. Robin Williams was found dead at the age of 63 years-young in his Tiburon, California home. During his career, Robin Williams transcended the genres by conquering the improv stage, broadway, and both the small and big screens. Mr. Williams was able to entertain every audience by successfully reinventing himself when …