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Saturday, April 19, 2014

‘Business News’ Archives

Jeanette Meyer earns ABR

Jeanette Meyer earns ABR

    Jeanette Meyer, Principal, Meyer and Associates at RE/MAX Alliance has earned the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation, the benchmark of excellence for representing buyers of residential property. This coveted designation is awarded by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC), an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, to real estate practitioners who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria. Meyer ... Full Story

NY Judge critical of SEC

NY Judge critical of SEC

  Federal Judge Jed S. Rakoff was not pleased with the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed settlement with Citigroup. Citigroup violated previous agreements, lied to its customer about the mortgage bonds they were selling and bet against the bonds. Citigroup's customers lost $700 million while the bank made a profit of $160 million. The SEC was willing to let Citigroup off with no admission of wrong doing and what the judge considered to be an inadequate fine. The two ... Full Story

Murdoch’s Post Declares War on OWS

Murdoch’s Post Declares War on OWS

          Murdoch’s Post Declares War on OWS   This week, the media magnate’s notorious New York tabloid ran three consecutive covers that together branded Wall Street protesters as lazy, vicious beasts. Salon suggests the insults probably mean the occupiers are doing something right. Wednesday’s cover featured a now discredited story about a Wall Street cafe letting workers go after occupiers hindered business. On Thursday, an ... Full Story

Meltdown: Episode 2

Meltdown: Episode 2

  Meltdown is a four-part investigation into a world of greed and recklessness that brought down the financial world. Beginning with the 2008 crash that pushed 30 million people into unemployment, brought countries to the edge of insolvency and turned the clock back to 1929, it moves on to examine the epidemic of fear that caused the world's banks to stop lending and how the people began their fight back. Finally, it asks how the world can prepare for the next crisis even as it ... Full Story

“Occupy” the World

“Occupy” the World

Are we becoming a police state. The scene of armed police in riot gear confronting unarmed protestors of the Occupy Denver protest was a chilling sight. It must have been a frightening experience for the protestors. Use of government force against protestors is nothing new in the United States. From the Boston Tea Party to Civil Rights Marches to antiwar protests to the Occupy protests of today, protest is a common occurrence in our society. The use of force against protestors is also ... Full Story

1st Choice Realtors receives award

For the third year in a row, 1st Choice, Realtors has received the award as the 2011 Major Supporter of CARHOF.  CARHOF stands for the Colorado Association of Realtors Housing Opportunity Foundation.  CARHOF collects interest on real estate trust accounts from Realtors and affiliates.  Those funds are donated to organizations that provide house and related services for moderate to low-income Coloradoans.  70% of the revenue collected goes back to the community from which it generated. ... Full Story

ASHI local chapter elects officers

ASHI local chapter elects officers

  The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) has elected its Oct. 2011-Oct. 2012 officers for the Northern Colorado Chapter: Duane Younger, President Chris Engel, Vice President Chris Elliot, Treasurer Scott Ternasky, Secretary ASHI was the first organized home inspector organization in the country, its members provide services to homeowners buying and selling a home. The local chapter's web site: www.ncc-ashi.org. Call Public Relations Chair Dave Byers, 206 440-9388, if ... Full Story

Loveland KFC closes

    Loveland Reporter-Herald Loveland KFC on Lincoln Avenue will close doors Friday night By Madeline Novey LOVELAND -- Debbie Mestas is sad to say goodbye today to the many loyal customers and friends she has met while working at the KFC restaurant on North Lincoln Avenue. Read More

Laura & Claire Share Saving Tips at Berthoud

Laura & Claire Share Saving Tips at Berthoud Library

  Mile High Cheapskates Laura & Claire will be sharing tips on thriving in this recession, at Berthoud Community Library on Thursday, July 14 starting at 7 p.m. During the FREE event the duo will talk about ways to save on groceries (wait until you see Laura’s coupon system), dining out, shopping, and attending local cultural events. They’ll also explain how to find free and low-cost classes and workshops and safely join and navigate e-Clubs and other online saving programs. In ... Full Story

Fort Collins Employers’ Roundtable

The Larimer County Workforce Center and the Larimer County Enterprise Zone invite you to attend the next FORT COLLINS Employers’ Roundtable, Thursday morning, May 19, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM, at the Fort Collins Hilton – 425 West Prospect Road.  (Free parking is available on all sides of the hotel.  Additional parking is available on the first floor of the CSU Lake Street Garage on the northeast corner of Prospect Road and Centre Avenue at a cost of $1.00 per hour.) This month’s ... Full Story

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