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The Importance of Public Speaking

Most people have heard a public speaker before. Learning to speak in public can be a powerful skill. WHAT IS PUBLIC SPEAKING? Public speaking means speaking to an audience. This could be at school, at work, in a local council, or even at very important international events. Speeches can educate,

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The Importance of Trust

Trust is very important for a strong economy. People can only do business if they can trust that others will keep to their agreements. Kenneth Arrow, who won the [wiki]Nobel Prize[/wiki] in Economics in 1972, believed that a lack of trust was a huge factor keeping developing countries poor. However,

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Introduction to Interest Rates 2.0

This article is sponsored by REdy Money, your destination for all things finance and banking. WHAT IS AN INTEREST RATE? An interest rate is a percent of an amount of money. This percent is set by the bank. An interest rate shows you how much interest you get on your

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Introduction to Interest Rates

This article is sponsored by REdy Money, your destination for all things finance and banking. I AM SAVING MONEY IN THE BANK. WHAT IS AN INTEREST RATE? Imagine you are a person or a business and you want to store money in the bank. Often you will get some extra

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Ethiopia’s Garment Factory Workers: the Worst Paid in the World 

Workers in Ethiopia’s clothes factories earn $26 a month, the worst paid in the world. That is according to a recent report by New York University Stern Centre for Business and Human Rights. The report is based on the Hawassa Industrial Park, Ethiopia’s flagship industrial park supported by the government.

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