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CSP needs help from retailers for 2021 foodservice manual

Photography: Shutterstock CHICAGO – Information on menus, business opportunities and pressures, COVID-19 and food trends are all topics covered CSP annual survey that examines convenience stores foodservice retailers’ outlook. CSP asks for your input so that we can have a more complete understanding of your business catering business.This is why we ask you complete this […]

Guidebook

NOTICE: Guide for large communities: ideal for whom?

The City of Calgary recently completed a new document called The Guidebook for Great Communities, with the caption of “Building Great Communities for Everyone”. The document is 131 pages long. It’s hardly what I would call a guide. When I think of a guide, I think of guidelines – something like the 10 commandments. Not […]

Dictionary book

Competency data dictionary, part 2: taxonomies, ontologies and more

In our last blog post, we explained the key terminology around skill data and offered some definitions to help you understand and use it in your organization. This blog post will go beyond the basics and discuss the different methods of structuring your organization’s skill data. There are many overlapping (even contradictory) ideas about what […]

Bookselling

City Council Leads Battle Against Payday Lenders – By Offering Its Own Loans | Payday loans

Tthe city of Sheffield will, on Monday, launch a range of loans for distressed residents in a retaliation against high-interest deals from Provident Financial, Brighthouse and Wonga. The move, he claims, will save its poorest residents £ 20million in just one year. The new financial services brand, called Sheffield Money, is backed by the city […]

Bookselling

What you need to know about payday loans and auto title loans

If the coronavirus pandemic is causing you financial stress, you are not alone. Millions of Americans have lost all or part of their income because they cannot work. Government Economic Impact Payments can help, but some people may look for other ways to borrow money for a short period of time. They may consider options […]

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Churches Fight Predatory Payday Loans

FORT WORTH (RNS) —Anyra Cano Valencia was having dinner with her husband, Carlos, and their families when an urgent knock came to their door. Anyra Cano The Valencias, ministers of the Iglesia Bautista Victoria en Cristo in Fort Worth, opened the door to a desperate and overwhelmed faithful. The woman and her family had borrowed […]

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The battle for the payday lending industry begins

The battle over a proposed new payday loan rule began on Thursday, with supporters saying it would protect needy borrowers and opponents warning it would reduce access to credit and threatening legal action. The rhetorical skirmishes began when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a plan that would require providers of payday loans, auto title […]

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New Chinese electric vehicle start-up Li Auto delivers 20,000 vehicles in 10 months – FutureCar.com

Author: Eric Walz China’s latest producer of new energy vehicles, Lixiang Automotive Inc. (Li Auto), has reported strong sales for its first vehicle, the Li ONE SUV. Li Auto is one of a new generation of new energy and electric vehicle startups, including Xpeng Motors and NIO Inc., which are becoming rivals of US automaker […]

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JPMorgan Chase slows down payday lenders

Timothy A. Clary / Agence France-Presse – Getty ImagesJPMorgan Chase plans to give clients more power over their high interest payday loans. JPMorgan Chase will make changes to protect consumers who have borrowed money from a growing power on the Internet – payday lenders offering short-term loans with interest rates up to 500 percent. JPMorgan, […]