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World Bank Supports Health of Romanians
3/29/2014 9:50:35 AM
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a EUR250 million loan to Romania for the Health Sector Reform – Improving Health System Quality and Efficiency project, which will be implemented by the Romanian Ministry of Health. The new project is consistent with the priorities of the World Bank’s strategic partnership in Romania, as …
Getting rid of the mortgage sooner helps retirement plans.
3/28/2014 11:00:00 AM
Finance Broker and Mortgage Busting guru, Graham Couper-Smith of payoffyourmortgage , was discussing the problem of people finding a mortgage payment later in life when considering retirement.  Mr. Couper-Smith said “getting rid of five years from a mortgage is often easy to do by just adding a little more to the weekly repayments from the beginning." He …
Starting a Calling Card Business – The Insider’s View
3/28/2014 9:48:16 AM
Starting a Calling Card Business – The Insider’s View Calling Card Business- Components Calling card business enables subscriber’s access to international or long distance calls with the help of a VOIP network. The two types of calling cards in use are PIN based calling cards and PIN-less calling cards. Subscriber after purchase of the calling card after validation …
New Climate Innovation Center launched to jumpstart clean-tech and climate-smart agriculture ventures in Ethiopia
3/27/2014 11:27:04 AM
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — A new World Bank–supported business hub, the Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center (ECIC), was launched today in Addis Ababa to support pioneering clean technology enterprises that address climate change while creating jobs and improving livelihoods. First of its kind in the country, the center will help over 3.1 million Ethiopians increase resilience …
Leaders and innovators gather to tackle Cloud transformation at Datacentres Europe 2014
Leaders and innovators gather to tackle Cloud transformation at Datacentres Europe 2014
3/27/2014 4:00:00 AM
Datacentres Europe, the region’s global IT infrastructure event, which takes place in Monaco 27-29 May, has announced a new program featuring Cloud and Data Center leaders and end users dedicated to energizing the cloudcenter. The new program layout opens with the Enterprise Cloud Forum designed for end users, which together with the DCE Congress completes the full eco … Experts To Share New Ideas and Best Practices at COLLABORATE 2014 Experts To Share New Ideas and Best Practices at COLLABORATE 2014
3/26/2014 10:00:00 AM , the makers of the award-winning InsightUnlimitedTM reporting, budgeting and reconciliation solutions for Oracle E-Business Suite and JD Edwards, will be a major presenter, exhibitor and sponsor of this year’s COLLABORATE conference, taking place April 7 – 10 in Las Vegas. In addition to exhibiting, and its customers will hold …
World Bank Group Executive Directors Reiterate Support to Egypt
3/25/2014 12:53:26 PM
A delegation from the World Bank Board of Executive Directors concluded a four-day visit to Egypt by reiterating continued commitment to supporting the country’s development priorities. The delegation visited Upper Egypt and met with civil society representatives and local investors in Aswan. They also visited two projects focused on employment creation and service delivery …
Most Americans Still Don’t Trust Bitcoin Despite Widespread Awareness, New Survey Shows
Most Americans Still Don’t Trust Bitcoin Despite Widespread Awareness, New Survey Shows
3/25/2014 11:35:05 AM
Almost half (48%) of American adults know what Bitcoin is, but most of those aware of Bitcoin do not trust it enough to invest in it over gold, according to a new survey conducted online within the United States by Harris Interactive on behalf of  Yodlee , the platform for financial innovation, in December 2013 among 2,039 adults ages 18 and older. The cryptocurrency’s value …
New Gold IRA Rollover Guide Addresses Boomers Retirement Concerns
New Gold IRA Rollover Guide Addresses Boomers Retirement Concerns
3/25/2014 8:53:02 AM
With an increasing amount of baby boomers retiring and an economy, housing market, and stock market still recovering from the last economic downturn, there is an increasing interest in gold, silver, and other precious metals investing. In particular, many retirees are interested in learning more about investing their 401(k) or other retirement assets into a Gold IRA …
Ethiopia: World Bank Approves Funds to Help Bring Clean Water to the Poorest Residents
3/21/2014 9:05:00 AM
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$205 million International Development Association (IDA*) credit to help the Government of Ethiopia increase access to clean drinking water and improve sanitation services for the poorest in the country. The project will focus equally on women and children who are typically responsible for fetching water for …
Ways your small business could benefit from outsourcing payroll by ClearSky
Ways your small business could benefit from outsourcing payroll by ClearSky
3/21/2014 8:29:20 AM
Small business owners, particularly those that are new to the game, will understand just how mundane administering payroll can be. What’s more, with so much to do on a day-to-day basis to deliver your core products and services, it can be tempting to neglect payroll altogether. However, payroll is fundamental to any business and even the smallest of administrative errors …
New World Bank Tool Enhances Access and Communication of Climate and Disaster Risk Data
3/20/2014 10:23:34 AM
With an increasingly unpredictable climate and rising numbers of natural disasters, the need for accurate and actionable data for the project of building resilience is growing. In response, the World Bank has launched the  Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI) Field Guide , a practical manual for governments and other organizations aimed at setting foundational …
Jennifer Robyn Burkinshaw of Utah Launches New Charitable Endeavor
3/19/2014 7:00:00 PM
Launching later this year entrepreneur and micro-philanthropist Jennifer Robyn Burkinshaw of Utah is out to make a difference. Robyn has been active in helping to fight foreclosure defense cases where a homeowner in and around the Salt Lake City, Utah region was at risk of losing their home. Thanks to her help she has saved over 1,000 homeowners from losing their homes due …
Indonesia: Fluctuating investment and high subsidy spending impede higher growth potential, says World Bank Report
3/19/2014 5:42:58 PM
Jakarta – Fluctuating investment growth, reflecting lower export prices and tighter financing conditions, as well as regulatory uncertainties, will continue to moderate Indonesia’s growth rate to 5.3 percent for 2014, says a new World Bank report. Policy reforms are key to supporting growth, which at 5.7 percent for 2013 has fallen from 6.5 percent in 2011, reports the …
Former Merrill Lynch Advisor, Martin Lutschaunig, Joins Janney
3/19/2014 3:37:25 PM
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full-service wealth management, financial services, and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., today announced that 21-year industry veteran Martin Lutschaunig, CFP®, CRPC® has joined Janney’s Yardley, Pennsylvania office as Senior Vice President/Wealth Management. Lutschaunig will be joined by Senior …
Forex Trading Pro System Now Available at Significant Savings
3/19/2014 9:06:59 AM
Scottsdale, AZ -- 03/19/2013 -- The Forex method of trading has earned a reputation for being very successful. Now investors can obtain the complete Forex Trading Pro System for $27, more than 50 percent off the usual retail cost. The system includes everything needed for individuals to begin trading like a professional, even if they have no prior experience. The Forex …