Umeme Limited (UMEME.ug) HY2017 Presentation

first_imgUmeme Limited (UMEME.ug) listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2017 presentation results for the half year.For more information about Umeme Limited (UMEME.ug) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Umeme Limited (UMEME.ug) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Umeme Limited (UMEME.ug)  2017 presentation results for the half year.Company ProfileUmeme Limited supplies and distributes electricity in Uganda. It is the main electricity distribution company in the region; operating and maintaining a distribution network of some 31 790 kilometres of medium and low voltage electricity lines as well as providing after-sales services to its customers. Umeme Limited supplies electricity for domestic, commercial, industrial and public works usage, and is responsible for the purchase of electricity for Independent Power Producers. Umeme Limited is a subsidiary of Umeme Holdings; which is a subsidiary of Actis Infrastructure 2LP. Umeme Limited took over the supply and distribution of electricity in Uganda from UEDCL under a 20-year concession period. Umeme Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Here are 3 lessons from the 2008 stock market crash to help investors in 2020

first_img I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Enter Your Email Address Here are 3 lessons from the 2008 stock market crash to help investors in 2020 Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. The year 2008 seems a long time ago and a lot in the world has changed since then (I have less hair for one). But something that hasn’t changed is the volatility on the stock market. It was very high in 2008, and as we stand now, it’s volatile again.At the end of 2008, the FTSE 100 index had fallen 31% during the year, making it the worst performance on record. As of Friday, the FTSE 100 index was down 28% for 2020. There are several other similarities that investors like myself can see in the last large downturn in the markets. And there are lessons that can be learned from it too.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…V-shaped recoveryThis phrase has started to be used over the past week regarding the stock market. In essence, there’s a strong likelihood that when the recovery comes after we hit the bottom, it will be in a V style. The first part of the V is the sharp downward sell-off, followed by the second half of the V, which is the sharp bounce-back.This was what we saw in 2009 when, after the fall in 2008 to end around 4,200 points, the FTSE 100 rallied to finish 2009 at around 5,300 points. If we see such a move again this year or next year, it means investors will be wise not to sell their shares now so they don’t lose out on the bounce-back when it happens.Fear vs greedThese two emotions are the most powerful in investing, and can lead us to make irrational decisions to buy or sell. This was seen during the crash in 2008 when investors panic-sold to such an extent that market limits were triggered. For example, in the US, trading halts for 15 minutes if there’s a fall of 5% or more to enable participants to pause and regroup.This year, we’ve seen the same thing happen, with large moves causing panic-selling. I’m making sure that I don’t follow suit as such emotional reactions will make me a worse investor. The market can be oversold easily and I know I shouldn’t sell when the market is undervaluing a stock I hold and really believe in. Rather, I should hold on to the stock and base my actions on the fundamentals surrounding the firm instead.Buying opportunitiesMy last lesson is arguably the most important. Back in 2008, there were some incredibly good buying opportunities. I remember a good friend of mine at the time buying stock in Lloyds Banking Group when the share price was 29p, which he sold two years later at around 70p!You might have other stories about great buys during 2008, with firms being severely undervalued. Again for 2020, there are some firms that in my opinion offer longer-term investors some great potential returns. My Foolish colleague James McCombie digs into the investment case for one such share (RELX) here.An important disclaimer is that you can never pick the bottom of the market. Some who invested in early 2008 had to endure large unrealised losses before the market bounced back. This may be the same for 2020, and we may have further downside ahead. However, there are many stocks trading at prices today that I think undervalue them. So buying now for the longer term and not being fearful is my strategy.  Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee.center_img Jonathan Smith | Monday, 16th March, 2020 “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Jonathan Smith holds shares in Lloyds Banking Group. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Lloyds Banking Group and RELX. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. 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Beach House / Clare Cousins

first_img 2013 Year:  Australia Photographs “COPY” “COPY” Save this picture!© Shannon McGrath+ 20 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/404943/beach-house-clare-cousins Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/404943/beach-house-clare-cousins Clipboard Area:  48 m² Area:  48 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Clare Cousins Area Area of this architecture project Houses Year:  CopyHouses•Mornington, Australia Beach House / Clare CousinsSave this projectSaveBeach House / Clare Cousins photographs:  Shannon McGrathPhotographs:  Shannon McGrath Save this picture!© Shannon McGrathRecommended ProductsAcousticMetawellAluminum Panels – Acoustic SailsAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®WoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodAcousticKvadrat AcousticsAcoustic Panels – Soft Cells ReflectiveText description provided by the architects. A new, self-contained timber pavilion added to a 1970s beach house provides the owners with a retreat from the main house. Accentuating the link between old and new, utilising natural materials and exploiting the site’s landfall com­bine to create maximum effect with minimum site impact and cost. Save this picture!© Shannon McGrathThe pavilion explores the idea of the timber beach shack, where there is a deep connection with its environment experienced from within. Delight in the engagement with light, shadow and wind.  The compact pavilion (48m2) is connected to the original house via a fibreglass-clad linking structure, which acts as a new entry to both elements. This new entry illuminates at night, acting as a beacon welcoming those arriving. Timber decking, raw pine studs and expressed fixings celebrate the modest construction methods of the link. The materials selected have minimal in­sulative properties, exposing the occupant to the thermal and lighting conditions of outside. This physical ‘awakening’ height­ens the transition between old and new.  The pavilion and house provide versatile space for relaxation and entertainment, as comfortable for a couple as for several families. Save this picture!First Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessKindergarden between Palms in Los Alcazares / Cor & AsociadosSelected ProjectsLeaning Out: Women in Global PracticeEvent Share 2013 CopyAbout this officeClare CousinsOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMorningtonHousesAustraliaPublished on July 24, 2013Cite: “Beach House / Clare Cousins” 24 Jul 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Surface: Nordic DécorGlassMitrexSolar PanelsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemSealantsAGROB BUCHTALHow To Benefit From Ceramic Tiles With Hytect SurfaceSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassFacade SystemsTrimoTrimoterm FTV in the BASE – Backing wallSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylight Ridgelight in Office BuildingDoorsVEKAFront Doors – SOFTLINECurtain WallsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Curtain Wall – Rabel 35000 Slim Super ThermalResidential ApplicationsULMA Architectural SolutionsVentilated Facades on Building in PamplonaDoorsLibartVertical Retracting Doors – Panora ViewAccessories / TV MountsYellow Goat DesignScreens – BlossomMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Beach House / Clare Cousins Projects ArchDailylast_img read more

(Gr)ancillary Dwelling / Crump Architects

first_imgArchDaily Houses “COPY” CopyHouses•Hobart, Australia Australia (Gr)ancillary Dwelling / Crump ArchitectsSave this projectSave(Gr)ancillary Dwelling / Crump Architects Area:  89 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Crump Architects Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/917562/gr-ancillary-dwelling-crump-architects Clipboard (Gr)ancillary Dwelling / Crump Architects Manufacturers: GRAPHISOFT, James Hardie Australia, Bluescope, James Hardie, Lysaght, Studio Italia design, Contessa Lighting, Madinoz Photographs:  Matt Sansom Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project center_img 2018 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/917562/gr-ancillary-dwelling-crump-architects Clipboard Lead Architect: Nathan Crump Save this picture!© Matt Sansom+ 33Curated by Paula Pintos Share Year:  Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Projects Products used in this ProjectRenders / 3D AnimationGRAPHISOFTVirtual Building Software – Archicad 22Design Team:Ryan Cawthorn, Paul KaiserEngineering:JSA Consulting EngineersConsultants:Elevate Building TasmaniaCity:HobartCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Matt SansomText description provided by the architects. Serving as an alternative to elderly care, the (Gr)ancillary dwelling provides a humble home – albeit in a bold and confident move, to a much-loved Grandmother, advocating an independent yet connected living environment for a cross-generational family.Save this picture!© Matt SansomSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Matt SansomPerched atop an existing carport serving the main residence, an entry bridge provides direct street access from the living and kitchen spaces whilst a glazed connecting bridge serves as the connection point to the existing residence; a juncture, the departure point upwards in juxtaposition to the horizontality emphasized in the existing residence. Save this picture!© Matt SansomThrough this simple, yet deliberate gesture, the building now anchored into the precipitous site which rapidly falls away beneath. This bold move affords the small home perched within the treetops, uninterrupted views outwards and over the existing residence towards the city and landscape beyond. Save this picture!© Matt SansomSave this picture!Section 1Save this picture!© Matt SansomA neutral material palette internally actively invites sunlight and the elements inside via the large custom glazing elements, the ever-changing Hobart weather forming an integral backdrop to the living experience. Externally, dark, vertical timber cladding pays homage to the existing residence whilst allowing the building to recede into the hillside of which it is now very much a part.Save this picture!© Matt SansomProject gallerySee allShow lessGLAMY Beauty Spot / DA bureauSelected ProjectsBrick House / CollectiveProjectSelected Projects Share Photographs CopyAbout this officeCrump ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHobartAustraliaPublished on May 24, 2019Cite: “(Gr)ancillary Dwelling / Crump Architects” 24 May 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogFaucets / SinkshansgroheKitchen SinksGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceRetractable StructuresShadeFXRetractable Canopies in Beverly HillsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsSpecialty Facade SystemsWoodSculptformTimber Tongue and Groove CladdingSkylightsVELUX CommercialLonglight 5-30° – Modular SkylightsBars / Wire / MeshJakobWebnet – Sports NetSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Ceiling SailsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMTiO2-free Mineral Paint – Soldalit®-ArteHanging LampsLuminisPendant Lights – HollowcoreHandicap BathroomAamsco Lighting, Inc.Mirror-Lux LED Illuminated MirrorMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?(Gr)ancillary 住宅,嵌入山坡的养老房 / Crump Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

The Worldwide Fundraiser’s Handbook: A Resource Mobilisation Guide for NHOS and Community Organisations

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. [amzn_product_post]Now in its third edition, this fully revised and updated edition is the essential fundraising handbook for the developing world (including Africa, Asia, Latin America and countries of Eastern Europe). Using case studies and examples of good practice, it offers ./guidance and advice on establishing effective local fundraising and the opportunity to tap into a wide range of sources of funding (including government, companies and charitable foundations). It also offers fundraising techniques and sources of information and help. This new edition incorporates changes in fundraising practice and new case studies as well as a completely updated and rewritten section on internet fundraising and an expanded ‘Useful organisations’ section. This is an ideal book for fundraisers working to mobilise local resources and funding, for funders and for those seeking to support them. Advertisement Howard Lake | 7 April 2013 | News Look out for UK Fundraising’s Howard Lake’s contribution on digital fundraising. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  5 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Worldwide Fundraiser’s Handbook: A Resource Mobilisation Guide for NHOS and Community Organisationslast_img read more

Ag Producer Sentiment Turns Higher; Many Expect Lower Taxes

first_img SHARE Ag Producer Sentiment Turns Higher; Many Expect Lower Taxes SHARE Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Ag Producer Sentiment Turns Higher; Many Expect Lower Taxes Previous articleDecember Sees Near-Record Ethanol ExportsNext articleThe State of the Rural Economy is “Fragile” Hoosier Ag Today After trending lower in late 2017, the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer turned higher in January. The monthly survey of 400 agricultural producers from across the U.S. indicated that the measure of producer sentiment climbed to 135 points at the beginning of 2018, up 9 points from December’s 126.The uptick in sentiment was driven by an improvement in both of the barometer’s two sub-indices: the Index of Current Conditions and the Index of Future Expectations. The improvement in the Index of Future Expectations, a one-month jump of 11 points, was the most obvious driver behind the barometer’s January increase. This was the largest one-month improvement in future expectations since January 2017. The change was further supported by an increase in the Index of Current Conditions, which rose to a reading of 144—a more modest rise of 5 points compared to December 2017. Producers’ appraisal of current conditions in January was also a bit more positive than last summer when the index reached 142 and was the most positive reading for the Index of Current Conditions since data collection began in October 2015.The January survey provided the first opportunity following the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 to assess producers’ perspectives regarding the likely impact on their farming operations. Two questions related to the tax bill were posed. The first question asked producers to rate the expected impact of the tax bill on their farm operations on a scale that ranged from 1 (very adverse) to 9 (very beneficial). Although the single largest response category (35 percent) was 5, suggesting a neutral rating, there were far more producers who expect a beneficial impact than a negative impact from the tax bill. For example, nearly half of all producers (47 percent) expect the tax bill to be beneficial to their operations, providing a rank of 6 or higher on the survey. Conversely, approximately one out of five (19 percent) respondents provided a ranking of 4 or less, indicating they expect the tax bill to have a negative impact on their farming operations.A second question related to the tax bill asked producers if they expect the taxes their families face to be higher, lower, or about the same as a result of the tax bill’s passage. Approximately four out of ten producers (43 percent) expect their families’ tax burdens to decline as a result of the tax bill’s passage. On the other end of the spectrum, nearly one-fifth of producers (18 percent) expect their taxes to increase as a result of the tax bill. Finally, 40 percent of respondents said they expected their family taxes to be about the same under the new tax bill. It’s possible the 40 percent of respondents expecting no change in their taxes and the 35 percent of producers who provided a neutral rating with respect to the expected impact of the bill on their farm operations, could reflect uncertainty regarding the specific content of the tax bill and the fact that IRS regulations implementing the tax bill have yet to be issued.In conclusion, agricultural producer sentiment improved during January compared to a month earlier, driven by improved expectations for the future and, to a lesser extent, by a perceived improvement in current conditions. The increase in the Index of Current Conditions marked the continuation of a long-term trend dating back to summer 2016. In contrast, agricultural thought leaders’ perspective on current economic conditions has been declining continuously since April 2017 and is now back within the range of readings observed throughout much of 2016. This month’s survey provided the first opportunity to gauge producers’ perception of the Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017 on their farming operations and their families’ tax obligations. Responses indicated that, although there is still a great deal of uncertainty regarding the tax bill’s expected impact, more farm operators expect the tax bill to be beneficial to their farming operations and to lower their families’ taxes than expect a negative impact and higher taxes.The full report can be found here.Source: James Mintert, David Widmar and Michael Langemeier with Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture Facebook Twitter By Hoosier Ag Today – Feb 7, 2018 last_img read more

RSF Celebration: Welcome Back Jason Rezaian & Launch of Fund for Families

first_img RSF_en October 5, 2016 RSF Celebration: Welcome Back Jason Rezaian & Launch of Fund for Families Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post bureau chief in Tehran native of Marin County, spent 18 months unfairly imprisoned in Iran. Jason was arrested with his wife Yeganeh Salehi on July 22, 2014. After intense advocacy and diplomacy, Yegi was released in October 2014. Jason was finally released in January 2016.Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is deeply honored that the Rezaian family has decided to celebrate Jason and Yegi’s return to San Francisco by commemorating our work and especially RSF’s Fund to Support Families of American Journalists missing, imprisoned or held hostage. We are so privileged that the Rezaians are offering us this first opportunity on the West Coast to highlight RSF and to thank us for what we did for Jason and Yegi and what we continue to do everyday for all journalists at risk around the world.The funds raised during the event will benefit Reporters Without Borders and the Fund to Support Families.The Fund’s primary purpose is to provide financial assistance to the relatives and colleagues of missing American journalists in their efforts to secure the safe return and/or release of such journalists, including reasonable travel expenses, printing costs, communication expenses, legal expenses, etc. The Fund has already helped Jason Rezaian’s family and Austin Tice’s family.DATE AND TIMEThu, October 20, 20165.30-6.00 pm VIP reception with Jason Rezaian6.00-7.30 pm Cocktail sponsored by Twitter7.30-9.00 pm Dinner – Emcee Jan Yanehiro9.00pm-11 pm After-party sponsored by FacebookLOCATIONGeneral’s ResidenceFort Mason Center for Arts & Culture 2 Marina Boulevard San Francisco, CA 94123Cocktail attire. Purchase tickets here. Hosting committeeChair: Audrey Cooper, Editor in Chief, The San Francisco Chronicle:Bruno Cohen, President and General Manager, KPIX-TV, KBCW-TV San FranciscoMaura Corbett, CEO and Founder, Glen Echo GroupColin Crowell, Vice President, Global Public Policy & Philanthropy, Twitter, Inc.Christophe Deloire, Secretary General, Reporters Without BordersAnne Kornblut, Director of Strategic Communications, FacebookMichael Oreskes, Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Director, NPRPeter Price, Former President of the National Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences – RSF USA ChairmanJason and Yegi Rezaian and the Rezaian familyRobert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting Brian Storm, Founder and Executive Producer, MediaStormAustin Tice’s family, represented by Jon TiceDiane Foley, mother of Jim Foley & founder of the James W. Foley Legacy FoundationJan Yanehiro, broadcast journalist who co-hosted Evening MagazineRSF’s celebration represents a unique opportunity to meet some 150 VIP media personalities from US and international media organizations.Click here for information on parking.There are many levels of sponsorship available. You can contact Leigh Burke, Development Manager for further details and options: [email protected] Benefactor – $10,000– a table of 10 with premier seating– access for 10 to the pre-dinner reception at 6pm and the after-party– recognition of support during the evening’s programPatron – $2,500– seating for 4– access for 4 to the pre-dinner reception at 6pm and the after-party– recognition of support during the evening’s programSupporter – $1,000– Seating for 2– access for 2 to the pre-dinner reception at 6pm and the after-party– recognition of support during the evening’s programFriend – $350– seating for 1– access to the pre-dinner reception at 6pm and the after-partyThe estimated fair market value of each table is $1,000 and each seat is $100. The remainder of your sponsorship after the fair market value is tax-deductible as a donation. Facebook’s Oversight Board is just a stopgap, regulation urgently needed, RSF says Organisation News Help by sharing this information June 7, 2021 Find out more News June 3, 2021 Find out more United StatesAmericas Events to go further Follow the news on United States News News WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists United StatesAmericas Events Join us on October 20 for an inspiring evening to welcome back Jason and Yegi Rezaian, to celebrate the courage of journalists around the world and to promote press freedom. NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say Receive email alerts April 28, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Families Encouraged to Choose Water Over Sugary Drinks for New Year 2016

first_img Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Top of the News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS The City’s Public Health Department encourages families to be more health conscious in the new year by trading in their children’s sugary drinks for water.The consumption of sugary drinks is one of the leading causes of weight-related health risks, and California leads the country in childhood obesity among children between the ages of 2 and 4. The Pasadena Public Health Department is working with the Choose Health LA Kids Program’s parent collaborative to urge Pasadena families to make the switch to encourage long-term healthy habits.“A simple change like drinking water during each meal and every time you’re thirsty has many health benefits, and it makes you feel good too,” said Michael Johnson, Director for the Pasadena Public Health Department. “With the support of the community, we are confident we can prevent obesity and other health conditions in our children.”One of the ways Pasadena is encouraging parents to replace sugary drinks with water is by participating in the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s media and community outreach campaign “Water: The Healthiest Choice.”“We want to encourage parents to choose the sugar free, calorie free, and obesity free drink for their children – water,” said Dr. Paul Simon, MD, MPH, Director, Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. “There are many simple ways to make water more appealing to kids. Parents can go to ChooseHealthLA.com for tips and easy recipes.”The Choose Health LA Kids Program is a countywide early childhood obesity prevention initiative of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, which is funded by First 5 LA. To learn more about the program and its many services, contact Nicole Collins at [email protected] more than 120 years, Pasadena’s Public Health Department has worked to promote and protect the health of the greater Pasadena area. Visit www.cityofpasadena.net/publichealth for more info.Stay connected to the City of Pasadena! Visit the City of Pasadena online at  www.cityofpasadena.net; follow the city on Twitter @PasadenaGov, www.twitter.com/pasadenagov, and like the City on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofpasadena. Or call the Citizen Service Center, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (626) 744-7311. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Government Families Encouraged to Choose Water Over Sugary Drinks for New Year 2016 Published on Thursday, December 24, 2015 | 1:06 pm Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribecenter_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff Community News Business News First Heatwave Expected Next Week 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Herbeauty10 Reasons Why Selena Gomez Has Billions Of FansHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyEase Up! Snake Massages Are Real And Do Wonders!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeauty Make a commentlast_img read more

Good News for Households: Poverty Down and Income Up

first_img  Print This Post Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Good News for Households: Poverty Down and Income Up Home / Daily Dose / Good News for Households: Poverty Down and Income Up Tagged with: CoreLogic foreclosure rate Household Income poverty rate Zillow Recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau reports that the U.S. annual household incomes grew 5.2 percent year-over-year in 2015, to $56,516, the first annual increase since 2007 and the strongest pace of income growth in a decade.In a recent post from Zillow, it is noted that in particular, income growth was strongest among Hispanic households. This was shown to be an increase of 6.1 percent from 2014 in comparison to 4.4 percent for non-Hispanic whites, 4.1 percent for blacks, and 2.5 percent for Asians. Zillow does note, however, that Asians had overall higher incomes and ended with the largest dollar gains of $2,800, versus $2,600 for non-Hispanic whites and Hispanics, and $1,500 for blacks. Zillow states that this is notable because Hispanics, in particular, were hit hard during the housing bust and the Hispanic homeownership rate has struggled get back to pre-crisis levels. Zillow expects that this strong household income growth among this mostly young population means a likelihood for housing demand in the future.In addition to increasing household incomes, Zillow states that poverty has also started to reduce. Zillow cites that the poverty rate from 2010 through 2014 remained high, but then declined last year to the lowest level seen since 2008. Despite this though, Zillow shares that except for the recent recession, the poverty rate is currently higher than it has been at any time since 1996.Specifically, though, poverty was shown to have declined across the board for most demographic groups, falling particularly low for Hispanics 2.2 percentage points to 21.4 percent. Zillow also shows that poverty rates for blacks declined 2.1 percentage points to 24.1 percent. Among non-Hispanic Whites, it was shown that the poverty rate fell by 1 percentage point to 9.1 percent. Additionally, among Asians the poverty rate was down 0.6 percentage points (not statistically significant according to Zillow) to 11.4 percent.In a potential sign of shifting residential patterns, the poverty rate declined more in central cities (-2.1 percentage points, to 16.8 percent) than in suburban areas (-1.1 percentage points, to 10.8 percent), although it still remains higher in cities.These positives for household’s financial situations in U.S. households follows similar patterns as those for foreclosure starts and completions as well as loan delinquencies. Recent data from CoreLogic shows that the national foreclosure rate in July was back to where it was in August 2007‒‒a little less than 1 percent overall. Moreover, foreclosures were down in July, compared to June and to a year earlier. In June, the national foreclosure rate was 1.3 percent. By July, CoreLogic reported, that number had shrunk to 0.9 percent. Compared to July 2015, foreclosures are down almost 30 percent, from a total 501,000 homes to 355,000.“Loan modifications, foreclosures, and strong housing and labor markets have each played a role in bringing the foreclosure rate to the lowest level in nine years,” said CoreLogic chief economist Frank Nothaft. Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Previous: Holding Off: Why High-Mortgage-Rate Loans Aren’t Being Refinanced Next: Consumer Labor Market Expectations Mixed Related Articles About Author: Kendall Baer Subscribe in Daily Dose, Featured, News Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days agocenter_img The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago September 19, 2016 1,088 Views Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago CoreLogic foreclosure rate Household Income poverty rate Zillow 2016-09-19 Kendall Baer Sign up for DS News Daily Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Kendall Baer is a Baylor University graduate with a degree in news editorial journalism and a minor in marketing. She is fluent in both English and Italian, and studied abroad in Florence, Italy. Apart from her work as a journalist, she has also managed professional associations such as Association of Corporate Counsel, Commercial Real Estate Women, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and Project Management Institute for Association Management Consultants in Houston, Texas. Born and raised in Texas, Baer now works as the online editor for DS News. last_img read more

Poll respondents not confident the new Government will deliver

first_img Previous articleDeputy Charlie McConologue given Fianna Fail front bench roleNext article15 year old youth admits 2010 assault and robbery of retired nurse News Highland A snap shot poll of Highland Radio listeners shows that the majority feel the new government will do little or nothing to benefit County Donegal.As the leaders of Fine Gael and Fine Fail bickered in the Dail as to who is to blame for the country’s mess and who is best placed to resolve the situation, respondents to the Highland Radio News Poll on Facebook suggested all are equally incompetent.Asked ‘Do you believe the new government will ‘deliver’ for Donegal?’ the overwhelming majority responded that it was a case of the ‘same situation, different parties.25% of our listeners were more adamant, stating they did not believe Fine Gael / Labour would deliver for the county, while just fewer than 10% were confident the coalition would.The poll is not scientific but for fun – follow us on Facebook at HERE for more news and interactions. Newsx Adverts Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Google+ By News Highland – April 12, 2011 Twitter Pinterest Poll respondents not confident the new Government will deliver Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Google+ WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitterlast_img read more

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