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Reading a Bank Statement

Remember that vocal minority of annoying customers I have been talking about? Apparently, many of them have the time and ability to check their bank/credit card statement several times a day, but no idea how to properly read what is on there. Let me explain with a few choice examples of what we frequently get […]

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Semafo’s bumper gold quarter

New, higher grade deposits of gold are coming to bear on gold-miner Semafo’s production, buoying output and finances. Semafo reported strong results in its latest quarter including 72,700 ounces in porduction at cash costs of $475 an ounce gold, versus 41,500 ounces gold at $604 an ounce last year. The improvement – which looks to […]

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At last, some CEOs who understand the mining cycle

Mining companies are beset with major investors who browbeat the CEOs and the boards into making major capital cutbacks when metal prices move against them. They just don’t seem to understand that the time to build major capital projects – and make what may seem like expensive and counter-intuitive investment decisions and acquisitions – is […]

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ETHIOPIA

Ethiopia is an African country known for its beautiful landscapes and its resistance against European powers. The state is the only African nation that managed to resist Europe’s imperialist tendencies, more precisely in the war against Italy. Although it’s actually better known for its poverty and famine, other elements of Ethiopian culture are acknowledged worldwide. […]

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KENYA

The wildlife reaches its peak in Kenya. The parks have many natural wonders, including one of the 7 World Wonders: the migration of savage animals in Maasai Mara Natural Reservation. The Maasai tribe lives in this area and is recognizable by its red-painted skin. A huge number of wildebeests periodically cross the border from Tanzania […]

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Bernie Sanders Challenges Hillary Clinton from the Left

Everybody knows Hillary Clinton is running for president and – like last time – she’s acting like she’s already secured the nomination and will be elected. We know how well that worked out for her last time. So imagine the surprise when the poll for New Hampshire came out showing that Sanders has 31% to […]

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Cooking Vacations in Missouri

Missouri’s motto is “close to home, far from ordinary” and they are referring to more than just the scenic beauty and historic monuments. Missourians have a fine tradition of both gourmet and down-home cooking and they love to share what they know. Marry your love of cooking and interest in this diverse state by taking […]

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Best Vacation Spots for Singles

Are you single and ready to mingle this summer? If so, you and your buddies or girlfriends should plan a vacation. There are a hot vacation spots around the world that offer tourists like yourself the opportunity to party, have fun and enjoy the day and night life. Here are three vacation spots ready to […]

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Hoover Dam & Lake Mead

The Hoover Dam and Lake Mead area of Nevada is a very popular Las Vegas side trip. Two to three thousand people visit daily to see the architectural wonder of the dam and experience nature at the Lake Mead National Recreation area. Size Hoover Dam is a massive curved wall 660 feet thick at the […]

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DIY Wilderness Survival

In a survival situation, many people panic because of a lack of wilderness experience or knowledge of survival skills. Even if you lack hard skills, however, you can use simple strategies to prioritize tasks and maintain a positive mental state. By staying focused on your mental clarity, you can use common sense to stay safe […]

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