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Thursday, February 08, 2007

Australian Securities & Investments Commission Amends Policy ...

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) today released a number of revisions to Policy Statement 160 Time-sharing schemes [PS 160]. [PS 160] outlines ASICs policy on how it will regulate time-sharing schemes including the factors ASIC will take into account in considering applications for relief. This policy statement has been revised to reflect amendments to the law made by the Financial Services Reform Amendment Act 2003 and our regulatory experience since the policy was first issued over six years ago, ASICs Director of Applications and Licensing, Mr John Price said. In making changes ASIC has also had regard to materials that formed part of a Parliamentary Joint Committees recent consideration of the timeshare industry. The key policy amendments in [PS 160] focus on: allowing certain time-sharing operators with ASIC relief to have internal dispute resolution arrangements that meet s912A(2)(a) of the Corporations Act (the Act) rather than external dispute resolution arrangements; ensuring the cooling-off period for purchases of time-sharing interests is consistent with the 14 day period set out in the Act; granting licensing relief for certain time-sharing schemes for the resale of time-sharing interests; and removing the concept of an industry supervisory body from our policy.

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Tuesday, February 06, 2007

USC Students Creates Unique Home Business Shopping Portal, Extrabux

February 4, 2007 ( PowerHomeBiz ) San Diego, CA --- Extrabux is a completely free online shopping portal with links to nearly five hundred different websites. Almost any product or service can be found at one of our partner sites. Any time a user clicks our link to one of these websites, we earn sales commission from that website on anything the user purchases. (article continued below ...) Rather than keep this commission, we give it back to the user. You can essentially earn money back on all your online purchases. The users account balance will continue to grow the more they shop online and at the users request, we will send the user (or the charity of the users choice) a check for the amount earned. Or, the user can opt to receive payments via PayPal and we will deposit the earnings into their PayPal account.

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Sunday, February 04, 2007

New Broker Referral Program Creates Business Opportunities

FSI Holding Corps new Network of Brokers program offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to earn $200 for every debt-burdened client who enrolls with one of its strategic partners, consumer credit or IRS tax debt relief program. FSI Holding Corp has strategically aligned with affiliates Debt Shield, Inc. and FSI Tax Corp today to launch their FSI Network of Brokers Program. This program offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to earn a minimum of $200 for each client they help enroll into Debt Shields debt settlement or FSI Tax Corps tax resolution program. Registered brokers who have relationships with consumers in need simply pre-qualify and transfer the debt-burdened clients through the FSI Network to a consultant who takes over the process from there. Examples of clients who brokers may not be able to help include homeowners who cannot qualify for a home equity loan due to bad credit or tax debt.

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Friday, February 02, 2007

Small Business Owners Backing Affordable Health Care Bill

The climbing costs of health care threaten the bottom line for many small Utah businesses. Business owners are backing a bill that would develop long term solutions. Most small business owners struggle to provide health care coverage for their employees. And most of our businesses are small businesses. Health care advocates argue affordable coverage is critical to our growing economy. Keith Trickett employs 15 people at his Closet Factory franchise. His workers build and install cabinets for closets. Trickett has run small businesses in nine countries and says his success depends upon the longevity of his workers, so he pays their health care. But, he cannot cover their families, and his costs rose 12-percent this year. Keith Trickett, Small Business Owner: "The problem here is one of administrative costs." He joined other small business owners at the Capitol to push for an affordable system to cover their workers.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Wcp Diversified Investments Ltd ASX: WCP - December 2006 Quarterly ...

Sydney, Jan 31, 2007 (ACN Newswire) - Wcp Diversified Investments Ltd (ASX: WCP) - December 2006 Quarterly Update - Mr Levi Mochkin, Executive Director; Boardroomradio is pleased to announce that Wcp Diversified Investments Ltd (ASX: WCP) has published an audio file. The following presentation "" is now available as an instant audio download to your computer. You may also transfer this information to your listening device as an IPod podcast.The BRR service is based on streaming audio sent in compressed form over the internet and displayed as it arrives. You do not have to wait for the whole file to be downloaded before you can hear it, instead the media is sent in a continuous stream and is played immediately as it reaches your computer. Please note that during live broadcasts there can be a delay of approximately 1-2 minutes, depending on traffic through your Internet Service Provider.Broadcaster: Wcp Diversified Investments Ltd (ASX: WCP)Broadcast Title: No TitleBroadcast Type: Audio streamView the Audio stream for Wcp Diversified Investments Ltd (ASX: WCP) below.Users other then Internet Explorer: Please click the link below.

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Monday, January 29, 2007

FSU men have to take care of business at home

With only four league road victories since Leonard Hamilton took over in 2002-03, Florida State knows all too well how difficult it is to win away from home in the ACC. It's as important as ever for the Seminoles to protect their home floor. They will try to do it again Tuesday against Maryland. .

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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Silver Plated Engravable Business Card Case-Golf

Get sporty with this business card holder accented with a Golf motif on plain surface which can be engraved with your initials. It would make a perfect corporate gift or a proud personal possession. If you wish to get this item engraved, please email us to make arrangements. Engraving prices start at $10 for 3 letters.

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Examine Business Opportunities within the World’s US $40 Billion ...

Organic is the fastest growing sector of the food industry with global sales approaching US $40 billion in 2006. High market growth rates are leading to supply shortages in sectors like fresh produce, meat, dairy and ingredients. Undersupply is most evident in the North American region where empty retailer shelves have become the norm for some product categories. Several European countries are also experiencing supply shortages as consumer demand for organic foods has escalated. The organic meat & dairy sectors are the most adversely affected with imports coming into both regions from Latin America and Australasia. Fresh produce is the leading organic product category. Fruit & vegetables like apples, oranges, carrots and potatoes are typical entry points for consumers buying organic products.

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