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2014-09-25 23:09:53

Debt Consolidation USA recently shared in an article published September 24, 2014 how American consumers are struggling with their finances because of how they make purchases. The article explains how a frugal outlook in life can help consumers fight their purchasing woes. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA recently shared in an article published September 24, 2014 how American consumers are struggling with their finances because of how they make purchases. The...

2014-09-25 23:08:08

Best Western International continues to see strong growth in system-wide revenue, new construction projects and Best Western Rewards. Phoenix (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Best Western International announced today that it is on track to set a brand record of three consecutive years with a North American RevPAR index of 110.     System-wide net revenue through August 31, 2014 is up 5.8 percent as compared to the same period in 2013 o    Central...

2014-09-25 23:07:51

The trusted auto lender, Complete Auto Loans, shares the five tasks to get your car ready for the colder months ahead. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 In the new article from Complete Auto Loans, the five tasks to getting your car winter ready are shared. In the article, the bad credit auto lender says, “With the change in temperature, it is important to check your tire on a weekly basis. The tire pressure drops on PSI (pounds per square inch) for every 10-degree drop in...

2014-09-25 23:05:36

Over the past five years, growth in revenue has been propelled by higher private health insurance prices and membership numbers. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Health Insurance industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Health Insurance industry is an integral part of the Australian health system, providing coverage to almost 47.0% of the population. Health insurers generate revenue from the sale of health...

2014-09-25 23:04:45

MarketReportsStore.com adds “Canada Wealth Report 2014” report to its research database. The report covers high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in Canada. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 This report reviews the performance and asset allocations of HNWIs and Ultra-HNWIs in Canada. It also includes an evaluation of the local wealth management market. Key highlights There were 426,252 HNWIs in Canada in 2013. These HNWIs held US$1.64 trillion...

2014-09-25 23:02:54

New research report “Switzerland's Cards and Payments Industry: Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Size, Drivers, Strategies, Products and Competitive Landscape” worked out by Timetric is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the value of the Swiss cards and payments market is predicted to grow at a 3% CAGR through 2018. London, UK (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Swiss payment cards grew in both value and volume terms during 2009–2013. In terms of...

2014-09-25 23:00:45

ISU O’Connor Insurance Associates has retained its status as part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 ISU O’Connor Insurance Associates has retained its status as part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the...

2014-09-25 20:23:31

SHANGHAI, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) ("SMIC" or "the Company") one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world, announces that on 25 September 2014, SMIC and the Joint Lead Managers (Deutsche Bank and J.P. Morgan) entered into the Bond Subscription Agreement, pursuant to which each of the Joint Lead Managers has agreed to subscribe and pay for, or to procure subscribers to subscribe and pay for...

2014-09-25 16:24:57

LONDON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- StatPlan Energy published Edition 2 of its successful global analysis of transformer markets in July 2014. Substantially expanded since the previous edition as much more data has become available to us, and supported by an optional database with annual forecasts to 2020, this is a comprehensive analysis of global markets, their size, growth prospects, breakdown by transformer type and issues facing the industry.Central to our forecasting is the...

2014-09-25 16:20:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PA Taxi Association and the Taxi Workers Alliance of Pennsylvania issued the following statement following a recommended decision by two Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Administrative Law Judges to deny the petition by Rasier-PA LLC to launch ride-sharing services across much of the Commonwealth. "Our members are pleased that the Commission's ALJs are focused on public safety," said Ronald Blount, President of the Taxi Workers...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'