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Financial Planning For The Not Yet Wealthy Will Be Free to Download Tomorrow (10/20/2014)
10/19/2014 6:00:00 AM
Author, Antonio Filippone, presents his new book “ Financial Planning for the Not Yet Wealthy ”.  Conquer debt forever, never lose money again, and stop putting money in the wrong places. This easy to follow guide talks about money without the technical jargon and will help you develop a realistic plan to build wealth for you and your family without having to change your …
Dragalin Joins Janney; Bank Funding and Investor Solutions Group Expands
10/17/2014 6:28:57 PM
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and capital markets firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA,announced today that Matt Dragal in joined the firm as Vice President in the Janney Bank Funding and Investor Solutions Group. Prior to joining Janney, he was with the Barclays Capital Inc. Investor Solutions Group. “We are …
First-ever bootcamp for clean tech enterprises in Vietnam yields first generation of graduates
10/17/2014 10:14:25 AM
This week 24 innovative clean-tech startups graduated from Vietnam’s first-ever Clean Tech Bootcamp. This program helps small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) develop and bring to market innovative clean-energy and energy-efficiency solutions and adaptation technologies in the areas of transportation, agribusiness, and water management. The initiative was developed by …
Quantrax Debt Collection Platform RMEx Announce Version 4.1
10/17/2014 9:19:19 AM
Quantrax Corporation has announced the availability of Version 4.1 of its debt collection platform RMEx . In an industry that is clearly struggling to reinvent itself under pressure from new legislation and compliance requirements, Quantrax’s steady technology investments have given them a distinct advantage compared to their competition. Their CEO Ranjan Dharmaraja …
CEO quarterly videos another tool for member education
CEO quarterly videos another tool for member education
10/16/2014 2:53:12 PM
To enhance member education efforts, Charlotte Cash, president/CEO of CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union, is engaging members by producing quarterly videos on various subjects of financial interest to members.   “When I first came to CommonWealth One, I learned right away that the credit union’s success was based on a top level commitment to member service and member …
Yodlee Announces Support of FS-ISAC, OAuth as Standard for 
“Credential-less” Authentication
Yodlee Announces Support of FS-ISAC, OAuth as Standard for “Credential-less” Authentication
10/16/2014 2:49:45 PM
Today, Yodlee (NASDAQ: YDLE ) is announcing its support of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s (FS-ISAC) Aggregation Working Group and its effort to de-risk financial data aggregation, specifically by using OAuth token-based authentication technology. This technology is finally making it possible to reap all the advantages of account …
Brazilian city of Fortaleza to receive $57.9 million loan for urban transportation
10/16/2014 12:10:30 PM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the approval of a $57.9 million loan for the northeastern Brazilian city of Fortaleza’s urban transportation program . With 2.45 million people, Fortaleza is Brazil’s fifth largest city. It is also the country’s most densely populated urban area. Its public transportation system, which carries 1 million passengers a day, …
CommonWealth One’s Shred Days event continues to grow
CommonWealth One’s Shred Days event continues to grow
10/15/2014 2:25:33 PM
Compared to its spring Shred Days, CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union saw a 10% increase in attendance at its 2014 Fall Shred Days in Alexandria and Harrisonburg, Virginia.   The 10% increase came despite an all-day rain. Both locations were busy: 386 residents brought 15,075 pounds of documents to the Alexandria location for shredding, while 209 brought 7,060 pounds to …
IDB and PepsiCo Foundation Launch Innovative Program to Prevent Undernutrition and Obesity in Latin American Infants
10/15/2014 12:50:18 PM
Today, on the eve of World Food Day , the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the PepsiCo Foundation launched Sustained Program to Improve Nutrition (Spoon), a five-year program designed to simultaneously prevent undernutrition and reduce the risk of obesity in babies living in poor areas of Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru. Paradoxically undernutrition and obesity …
New Technology Helps Turn the Tide in Battle vs. Prescription Abandonment
10/14/2014 11:54:51 AM
PSKW, LLC, a leading provider of biopharma loyalty relationship marketing services, today announced the launch of new technology that has been proven to help reduce prescription abandonment. Easy SaveTM is the first in-pharmacy, in-workflow co-pay assistance solution with pharmacist discretion. Easy Save automatically prompts pharmacists when a particular prescription is …
Orc Smart Order Router offers high-performance order routing and rich feature set for multi-venue trading
10/14/2014 9:53:02 AM
Orc, a global leader in derivatives trading technology, today announced Orc Smart Order Router (SOR), a flexible, high-performance routing engine designed to enhance quality of execution, reach the best liquidity and reduce costs. It also enables brokers and firms to consolidate their market access infrastructure to one global vendor. Orc Smart Order Router connects any …
We’ve made four appointments to our Cash Equity Sales team
10/13/2014 11:41:23 AM
Standard Chartered has recently added to its Cash Equity Sales team with the appointment of: Juanita Halim , as Director, Asian Equity Sales; Germaine Khong , as Associate Director, ASEAN Equity Sales; Dan Vovil , Executive Director, Hong Kong Equity Sales; and Angie Won , as Director, Korea Equity Sales. These new appointments are aligned to the …
Nasdaq Announces Leadership Appointments to Support Strategic Growth Initiatives Across Listings and Market Technology Businesses
10/13/2014 11:36:21 AM
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced a series of leadership appointments across the company’s Listing Services and Market Technology businesses. The moves are designed to align leadership responsibility with areas of strategic growth potential, enabling the company to further broaden and deepen client relationships across the world. Lars Ottersgård and Nelson Griggs will be …
IMF Mission Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on Completion of the Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jordan
10/13/2014 11:10:54 AM
The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board. Based on the preliminary findings of this mission, staff will prepare a report that, subject to management approval, will be presented to the IMF’s Executive Board for discussion and decision. An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission …
World Bank and Islamic Development Bank Join Forces to Improve Quality and Relevance of Education
10/13/2014 10:16:17 AM
The World Bank Group and the Islamic Development Bank announced an agreement today to coordinate efforts on education as one of the most powerful instruments for reducing poverty and inequality and for laying the foundation for sustained economic growth. The initiative is aimed at developing joint strategies for improving education and training systems in member countries of …
World Bank Group and WTO Join Forces to Provide Trade Facilitation Support
10/10/2014 11:54:19 AM
The World Bank Group and the World Trade Organization (WTO) have agreed to enhance their co-operation in assisting developing and least-developed countries to better utilize trade facilitation programs which can help countries reduce trade costs and more fully engage in the global economy. Trade facilitation aims to reduce barriers developing countries now face moving goods …
Deutsche Bank hosts 20th Annual Women on Wall Street conference
10/10/2014 8:24:21 AM
Deutsche Bank hosted the 20th Annual Women on Wall Street® (WOWS) conference on Wednesday October 8, 2014 in New York. The theme of this year’s conference was Collective Wisdom. This year’s anniversary conference opened with a Keynote Address by Maria Bartiromo, Anchor and Global Markets Editor at Fox Business Network. Jill Schlesinger, Business Analyst for CBS News, then …
First Capital Cashflow and Boldfield launch landmark Direct Debit solution
First Capital Cashflow and Boldfield launch landmark Direct Debit solution
10/9/2014 9:22:29 AM
Are you tired of having to spend hours manually creating and allocating receipts to invoices within your Sage accounting system? The UK’s leading Payment Bureau, First Capital Cashflow, has partnered with leading IT service provider Boldfield to create a first-to-market Direct Debit solution, which will automate the entire reconciliation process between an organisation’s …
New Study on Indian Government Health Insurance Scheme Shows Significant Reduction in Mortality among the Poor
10/9/2014 9:04:06 AM
A government program to provide health insurance for catastrophic illness to households below the poverty line in Karnataka, lowered both mortality rates and out-of-pocket expenses for the residents, according to a recent evaluation published in the leading global health journal The BMJ. The program is implemented by the Karnataka government with support from the World Bank …
IDB forges alliances with artistic and cultural institutions through its Cultural Development Grants Program
10/8/2014 2:43:31 PM
Over the past two decades, through the Cultural Development Grants Program of the External Relations Office, the Inter-American Development Bank has partnered with more than 650 institutions working in the world of art and culture . The goal of these grants is to encourage the preservation and recovery of traditions and cultural heritage projects that contribute to the …