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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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How to decorate a room at a low price?

A spare bedroom may not be actively used in your home, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention to it. Well, you can’t hurry and decorate the room at the last moment when you know your guests are coming. When entertaining overnight guests, just consider making it a relaxation area for them. Now, you […]

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Anderson County to Enforce Governor’s “Stay Home” Order from Midnight

ANDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) – From Anderson County: Anderson County will be required to enforce Governor Abbott Executive Order No. GA-014, which will take effect statewide at 12:01 a.m. on April 2, 2020 and through April 30, 2020 (subject to extension based on COVID-19 status). According to GA-014, “Every person in Texas shall, except as […]

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Find all the stories of the series all year round

The Enquirer this year launched a yearlong series, The Long, Hard Road, to tell the stories of people who live, work and struggle 80 miles in the heart of Greater Cincinnati. The series is the centerpiece of a project called Prosperity Disparity, special reports that examine how financial difficulties are affecting our region. Kroger Co. […]

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Postal Payday Loans: An Insanely Bad Idea

As if by magic Every now and again, the congressman of the day reintroduces an old, tired concept that is asking to the United States Postal Service (USPS) to approve the short-term “payday” credit. The most recent redesign is offered by senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) who has recently has proposed a law for postal banks. This […]

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Guru Action on Payday Loan Stocks

gUru investors have always seen the potential to serve a wide range of underbanked consumers with creative financial services and unsecured short term loans. Here’s a close-up on two payday lenders, both down about 30% over 12 months. DFC Global Corp. ( DLLR ) provides alternative financial services and provides unsecured consumer loans on its […]

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Southeast Asia’s internet economy on the brink of a post-Covid boom

(Bloomberg) – Southeast Asia’s scorching internet economy has cooled during the pandemic, but online spending is expected to rebound quickly and triple to more than $ 300 billion by 2025, according to the searches by Google, Temasek Holdings Pte and Bain & Co. The value of transactions in four key areas – e-commerce, travel, media […]

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Smart stimulation: Cash as code

Over the past six months, central banks and governments have opened financial floodgates to deal with the economic fallout from covid-19. By April, 106 countries had introduced or adapted social protection programs, mainly cash transfers, to help people affected by the pandemic. A McKinsey analysis of 54 countries estimates that governments have committed 10 trillion […]

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Amazon Warehouse – get returned items or slightly damaged products at knockdown prices

The condition of the product is important, as this is what determines the price. Amazon says it “thoroughly tests the functionality and physical condition of each item,” which gives the product a specific rating. Unfortunately, you won’t see an image of these (unless they say you can request one), as item rotation can be pretty […]

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Wonga’s Compensation Claims Quadruple | Wonga

The pile of compensation claims from customers against Wonga has quadrupled to more than 40,000 since the controversial payday lender collapsed, administrators said. Wonga was placed in administration in August 2018, claiming that he could not financially cope with the more than 10,500 complaints registered with the Financial Ombudsman Service at the time. There are […]

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Can digitization really close the global inequality divide?

“Digital disruption creates a historic opportunity to reshape finance,” according to a report by the United Nations Working Group on Digital Financing for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) earlier this year, which was set up to make recommendations on how digitization could accelerate the financing of the SDGs. There is widespread optimism about the potential […]

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Albemarle & Bond pawn shops close | Albemarle & Bond

The future of pawnshop Albemarle & Bond and nearly 400 employees is uncertain, leaving customers worried they will not get their belongings back, after stores closed and its website warned parts of the business had “ceased their activities”. In a statement posted on its website, Albemarle & Bond told clients, who pledge valuables for short-term […]

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Why a New Dictionary for the Upper Classes is Hailed as a Sloane Ranger Handbook for Our Time

Dictionaries tend not to have a lot of humor. Maybe that’s why you never see them in the downstairs restroom of some type of house, next to a stack of outdated Giles cartoon books and guidebooks. bluffers to buy wine. But that’s not the case with The Chin Dictionary, a collection of current words and […]

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King in Black Handbook # 1 Review – But Why Tho? A community of geeks

Reading time: 4 minutes Manuel King in Black # 1 is an encyclopedia-style comic book by Marvel Comics. Editors and coordinators are Mike O’Sullivan and Carl Farmer, Farmer also doing the image refurbishment, with several other editors involved. Marvel textbooks have been around for decades, providing fact sheets on the many characters seen in the […]

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The Life Care Management Handbook by Jennifer Crowley, Shanna Huber, hardcover

Jennifer is the owner and founder of Eagleview West, a leading life care management and consulting firm serving Northwest Montana and surrounding areas. She is the author of 7 Steps to Long Term Care Planning, a guide to help individuals, families and professionals design a roadmap for aging. Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in […]

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NEW 2021 PARTNER DIRECTORY | New Jersey Law Journal

** To access the digital edition from the magazine, please click here. ** The function of the New Jersey Law Journal is to cover the legal institutions of the state and its most important cases, yes, but also to cover the people who make up those institutions and who handle these cases. Our annual New […]

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Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology publishes guide to help automakers procure chips amid global shortages – FutureCar.com

Author: FutureCar Staff The recent shortage of chips and semiconductors plaguing the auto industry has forced automakers around the world to temporarily close factories or scale back production. Chips and semiconductor components are vital to today’s modern vehicles, which can be fitted with dozens of individual electronic control units (ECUs). In China, which is the […]