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10 tips for couples and young families to build wealth

August 8, 2016

10 tips for couples and young families to build wealth

Knowledge is investing power Perhaps talking about money with your partner has felt a little taboo since the term "gold digger" was coined, but it's healthier than playing fast and loose with your credit card while keeping your spouse in the dark. Most couples (72 percent) say they communicate very well, but in reality, when it comes to financial matters, more more...

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn Settles With Maid: How the Case Changed France

December 13, 2012

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Settles With Maid: How the Case Changed France

Nafissatou Diallo, who just won a settlement in her sexual-assault case against DSK, helped deny the veteran pol the presidency of France—and changed the country’s geopolitical and economic history, says Christopher Dickey. Plus: Judge helps Diallo find justice in the Bronx. In 10 minutes or less, an African-immigrant chambermaid changed the history of the world. more...

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Businesses commit to improve lives of more than 34 million people

September 28, 2012

Businesses commit to improve lives of more than 34 million people

A broad range of companies from corporations to social enterprises made new commitments Tuesday to the Business Call to Action (BCtA) that will improve the lives of more than 34 million people worldwide, through market-based approaches that will accelerate development while generating new profits.   Nokia (Finland), Itaú Unibanco (Brazil), ITOCHU more...

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Energy efficiency: billions to be made in savings

September 12, 2012

Energy efficiency: billions to be made in savings

Mandatory energy-saving measures, including renovating public buildings, energy-saving schemes for utilities, and energy audits for all large firms, will be required by an EU energy efficiency directive approved in plenary on Tuesday. Cutting energy consumption by 20% could save the EU €50 billion per year.   "This essential legislation is not only crucial more...

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World Bank Lends Support to Ukrainian Exporters

August 27, 2011

World Bank Lends Support to Ukrainian Exporters

An amount of US$150 million has been approved by the Executive Directors of the World Bank. The money is to be used as additional financing loan to Ukraine for the second export Development Project (EDP2).   The $150 Million Commitment is to provide medium and long-term investment, and working capital finance to Ukrainian businesses   The project more...

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East Africa to Match Japan in Ease of Doing Business

August 25, 2011

East Africa to Match Japan in Ease of Doing Business

The World Bank and IFC have launched a report titled “ Doing Business in East African Community 2011”. The report elaborates that if the best of East African regulations procedures are  implemented across board, the business regulatory environment in East Africa would be comparable to that in Japan.   The report draws data from annual global Doing Business more...

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Coffee Growers in Africa Speaks Out

June 18, 2011

Coffee Growers in Africa Speaks Out

The second largest coffee producer in Africa is Uganda, but local farmers are now complaining because they do not make much profit from their harvest. Hassan Kakooza has been a coffee farmer for 16 years. "Ugandan farmers, we are not happy, the coffee farmers we are not happy," he says. "Why? Because we are still colonized -- by the multinationals. The end user is more...

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