Day: May 5, 2020

Algeria: Finance minister sounds the alarm over drying state finances

The Algerian Finance Minister debunked the government over the country’s finance following the crash of global oil, noting that the situation is dire and that it is pointless to lie.

Abderrahmane Raouya, during an improvised press conference in capital Algiers Wednesday, confirmed that the state finances have drastically dwindled, TSA reports.

The North African country has seen its resources affected after the oil prices have plunged across the globe due to low demand as the lockdown because of the novel covid-19 reduced economic activity worldwide.

The country’s national budget depends heavily on oil and gas revenues, which account for 97 per cent of total sales abroad.

The current national budget was built on a price of $50 a barrel at a time benchmark international crudes are trading at their lowest in about two decades. The country’s crude oil, Saharan blend, dropped and is currently sold at around $11.72 per barrel.

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Personal statements: quick-fire questions answered! | Undergraduate

Got a question about writing your personal statement? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. We’re often asked about this section of the application, and chances are your question will be one we’ve heard from other students. Check out the answers to five of the most frequently asked questions below they’re all from admissions staff at universities and colleges (the people who spend their time reading personal statements!)

1. When should I start?

  • “As soon as you can! Give yourself time to write it properly. Your first draft alone could take you a whole day to write.” Amy Smith, Nottingham Trent University. 
  • “Set yourself a schedule. It will take longer than you think to write your personal statement and it is important that you allow time to review your work several times.”  Louise Carr, the University of Liverpool.

2. What are unis looking for?

  • Don’t forget about the
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Microcomputer | Britannica

Microcomputer, an electronic device with a microprocessor as its central processing unit (CPU). Microcomputer was formerly a commonly used term for personal computers, particularly any of a class of small digital computers whose CPU is contained on a single integrated semiconductor chip. Thus, a microcomputer uses a single microprocessor for its CPU, which performs all logic and arithmetic operations. The system also contains a number of associated semiconductor chips that serve as the main memory for storing program instructions and data and as interfaces for exchanging data of this sort with peripheral equipment—namely, input/output devices (e.g., keyboard, video display, and printer) and auxiliary storage units. Smaller microcomputers first marketed in the 1970s contain a single chip on which all CPU, memory, and interface circuits are integrated.

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computer: The microcomputer

Though the young engineering executives at Intel could sense the ground shifting upon the introduction

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Mission and Vision | Opportunity Finance Network

Mission

OFN’s mission through 2025 is to lead CDFIs and their partners to ensure that low-income, low-wealth, and other underserved people and communities have access to affordable, responsible financial products and services.

Core Purpose & Vision

OFN exists to align capital with social, economic, and political justice. This is OFN’s purpose. OFN will pursue this purpose for as long as it takes to achieve. When capital and justice are aligned, all people will have the resources and opportunities to act in the best interests of their communities, themselves, and future generations. This is OFN’s vision.

Core Values

OFN’s work is bounded by two values that anchor all that we do:

Justice: Every facet of our work should be directed toward and reflect an unwavering commitment to fair and equal access to, opportunity in, and responsibility for social, economic, and political life. For us, justice is a unifying value.

Excellence: The

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Cheap personal loans guide including loan calculator

This is one of the most common question about loans. You should never aim just to consolidate – it’s often a disaster waiting to happen. If you’ve a lot of small loans or credit card debts, the primary aim should be to pay them as quickly as you can at the lowest possible rate.

Don’t be suckered in by the promise that a consolidation loan can save you money by reducing your outgoings to a “manageable” level using just “one single monthly payment”.

They can – but the way they do this is by stretching your borrowing over a longer period, maybe 15, 20 or even 25 years. That means the amount you pay back is going to be huge, as you’re paying interest for much longer.

A £10,000 loan on a high street credit card at a horrid 18% APR costs £5,240 in interest if paid off within five

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    Success and failure, existing strategies and future SWOTs, strategic
    combinations and statements, and next steps.
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    steps, hindsight plus cause & effect, SWOTs and planning
    worksheet.
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    of strategy, preparatory work, planning to plan, outline of a
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Best Personal Loans of May 2020

Before you start shopping for a personal loan, be aware that rates vary. The same person could apply for a personal loan from two different lenders and get two vastly different quotes. Not only that, but lenders continually adjust their rates and terms. A lender that has the lowest APR today might not have the lowest APR a month from now.

All in all, it pays to shop around. But many people fear their credit score will be hurt by multiple hard credit checks if they do so. This is not the case, as credit bureaus recognize rate shopping as normal behavior. As long as you do your comparisons within a short period of time, your score should only take one hit.

When you do shop around, here are three things to look for:

1. Low-interest rate

The amount of interest you pay for a loan makes all the difference.

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Brewery using IPA to raise money for those in need

BACK FROM THE SENATE OFFICE. >> WINSTON-SALEM IS PARTICIPATING IN A WORLDWIDE COLLABORATION WITH HUNDREDS OF VIEWERS. THEY’RE BREWING AND CONDITIONS 140 CASES OF ALL TOGETHER BEER, A FRUITY I.P.A. IN A PINT CAN. IT’S GOING TO BE AVAILABLE THIS WEEKEND AT THE TAP ROOM TO GROW AN

Winston-Salem brewery using IPA to raise money for laid-off workers


Wise Man Brewing in Winston-Salem is participating in a worldwide collaboration with hundreds of brewers to help laid-off service workers.The brewery is making and canning 140 cases of “All Together” beer, which is a fruity IPA in a pint can.The IPA is available Saturday and Sunday in the Tap Room, To Go, and with limited distribution in local grocery and bottle shops.All proceeds from the beer are staying in the area.

Wise Man Brewing in Winston-Salem is participating in a worldwide collaboration

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