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2014-06-11 00:21:05

SINGAPORE, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrary to popular belief, ultra wealthy individuals do not necessarily all inherit their wealth, attend Ivy League universities, own superyachts or private jets, or emerge unscathed from the impact of economic cycles. These are some of the common myths debunked by Wealth-X, the world's leading ultra high net worth (UHNW) intelligence and prospecting firm, in a special report released today. The report shows that only 19% of the global UHNW...

2014-06-09 12:34:15

Millennials Show Most Resilience after Great Recession vs. Gen X and Boomers ATLANTA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many consumers in America continue to believe in the "American Dream" despite the lingering economic conditions, but find that their standard of living has been significantly impacted since the Great Recession. The survey, commissioned by Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), found that 42 percent still believe the American Dream is alive and well but 53 percent believe that they now live...

2014-06-04 12:22:29

Asian Cities To Fuel Economic Expansion, According to Economist Intelligence Unit Report Commissioned by InvestKL LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a series of six new reports released Monday to a select audience in London, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) revealed dynamic growth across Asian industries, reinforcing the view that the balance of economic power is shifting eastward. The EIU's "industry dynamism" barometer, commissioned by InvestKL (Greater Kuala Lumpur's investment...

2014-06-04 08:26:05

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Full Disclosure Network(R) continues its historic Internet TV series examining the Federal Reserve System and its proper role in an interview with Allan Meltzer, Ph.D., Professor, Carnegie Mellon Tepper Graduate School of Business, Senior Fellow at Hoover Institute, and author of a three-volume history of the Federal Reserve. Watch the 2-minute preview video here in Segment 1 of 6. Dr. Meltzer explains that attempting to abolish the...

2014-06-03 23:08:10

Debt Consolidation USA discuss how consumers can lower personal debt. The article explains some tips that can help households aggressively reduce debt. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA shared in an article published last June 02, 2014 how consumers can aggressively lower down personal debt. The article titled “5 Steps To Aggressively Lower Your Debt Balance” shared some tips and insights on how to achieve lowering down and ultimately paying off debt. The...

2014-06-03 08:39:11

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Certificates of deposit were once a reliable source of interest for low-risk savers, but a new GOBankingRates poll has uncovered that Americans expect higher interest rates than are offered by most CD accounts today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130926/LA86996LOGO Of the 1,501 survey participants who were asked "What interest rate would you need to put your savings in a certificate of deposit account (CD) for two years?," 51.3 percent...

2014-06-02 20:23:25

BURLINGTON, Wash., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a worsening labor shortage in Washington State, Sakuma Brothers Farms announced today that it has decided to not participate in the federal government's H-2A Guest Worker program in 2014. The company had applied for the program but notified the federal government over the weekend that it has decided to not participate. "The last year was a very difficult year for our family, our family business and our community. Since the season...

2014-05-29 16:24:29

TORONTO, May 29(th), 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate it targets for monetary policy purposes, at 1.00 percent at its next announcement on June 4, 2014. Looking ahead, the Council called for the Bank to hold the target at 1.00 percent through the fall of this year, but called for a target of 1.25 by June 2015. The MPC provides an...

2014-05-28 16:24:08

SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LoanLove.com is a borrower advice website that offers in-depth information on home loans that experienced home buyers can benefit from in an easy-to-understand and entertaining way that even first-time borrowers will be able to grasp. The team at LoanLove.com is devoted to helping empower both first time and experienced homeowners with valuable resources, first-class knowledge and connections to top-rated industry professionals and has...

2014-05-21 23:07:43

Former Chairman of Federal Reserve System reflects event’s powerful program. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Demonstrating its commitment to providing high-caliber, diverse leaders in its event programming, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) announced today that Dr. Bernanke, chairman, The Federal Reserve System (2006-2014) will address the NACDS Total Store Expo during the morning Business Program on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.