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Yearly Archive September 11, 2019

The Benefits of a Caribbean Federal Credit Union

The Benefits of a Caribbean Credit Union
Often private banks are unwilling to provide credit or offer higher interest rates on loans to certain borrowers. When private banks shut off credits to Caribbean, they negatively affect the community infrastructure, such as, housing and sidewalks upgrading, as well as Caribbean well-being.

Chronology of Facility Maintenance Assessment

Chronology of Facility Maintenance Assessment
An internal assessment process is a collaborative endeavor between the management of the facility being assessed and the assessors. Full local management participation is necessary for the success of the effort. The facility audit agenda will normally adhere to the following pattern:

Using R Statistics

Using R Statistics
R is a free, open source, downloadable software from the Comprehensible R Archive Network (CRAN). It is a programing language and a software environment for data analysis and statistics (Cotton, 2013). Users can download R from mirror sites around the world. Cotton noted that R refers to two things, the programming language and the software that runs programs written in R.

Religion

Religion
A review of the New International Version and the King James versions of the Holy Bible show five references to religion in the New Testament and none in the Old Testament.

Restitution for African Slave Labor

Restitution for African Slave Labor
Jewish holocaust survivors sued several of Germany’s biggest companies, alleging that the firms profited from Nazi-era slave labor. The lawsuits followed the recent Holocaust settlement of $1.25 billion with Swiss banks, and a pledge by the Italian insurance firm Asscurazioni Generali to pay $100 million to compensate Holocaust victims for unpaid insurance policies. Generali was one out of sixteen insurers facing a class-action lawsuit filed in behalf of Jewish survivors.

In the Long Run U.S. Financial Sanctions will Backfire

In the Long Run U.S. Financial Sanctions will Backfire
Political and business elites in the U.S. use financial sanctions as a weapon to destroy economies. However, to avoid potential U.S. sanctions countries are moving away from the U.S. dollar as a global currency and slowly reducing foreign demand for U.S. dollars, which will be disastrous for the U.S. economy.

Improving the Economy in Distressed Communities

Improving the Economy in Distressed Communities

Without significant influx of credit, economically distressed communities will remain poor. The nonprofit Economic Innovation Group indicated that more than 50 million Americans live in economically distressed communities. Florida and Bendix mapped the most distressed communities in the United States and noted that “In the average distressed ZIP code, around 25 percent of adults lack a high school diploma, and a whopping 55 percent are not working.”