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thrift:

see leadwortleadwort
, common name for the Plumbaginaceae, a family of perennial herbs and shrubs usually found in semiarid regions, especially of the Mediterranean area and Central Asia. Several species—e.g.
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thrift

Rare vigorous thriving or growth, as of a plant

thrift

any of numerous perennial plumbaginaceous low-growing plants of the genus Armeria, esp A. maritima, of Europe, W Asia, and North America, having narrow leaves and round heads of pink or white flowers
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Rewarding Recycling A higher percentage of thrift shoppers prioritize buying sustainable or recycled products as compared to those that do not shop thrift (46 percent versus 37 percent), and a higher percentage also try to purchase items made by companies who are environmentally conscious (40 percent versus 27 percent).
With the inter-app movement design, users can now conveniently: share pictures and video clips of their thrift shopping finds, ask family and friends for pick up or pass up votes and comments, use the algorithm-based recommendation engine, exchange messages within the private social network to resell their item, manage their resale inventory, or plan and then route their day of thrift shopping events with the one-click calendar map.
The housing sector is at the eye of the nation's economic storm, and the thrift industry, which focuses on home mortgages and other consumer retail lending, is feeling a strong impact," Reich said.
The proposal is being issued under the auspices of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) by its member agencies: the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Office of Thrift Supervision.
During the thrift debacle of the 1980s, FHLBank advances to individual thrifts varied considerably in terms of net worth and borrowings relative to the thrifts' total assets.
Jerry Levy, a politically active Wisconsin thrift executive, repeatedly visited his senator, William Proxmire, to push for adjustable rate mortgages.
Parsons' swift and decisive action also put the Dime in a position to merge with Anchor Savings Bank, another formerly troubled thrift.
The Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) has a nasty habit of revising income for a period downward in subsequent releases as laggard associations file, or correct, their regulatory reports or as examiners carve out more loss reserves from their beleaguered charges.
Hovde established this business and developed it into a top tier investment bank in the bank and thrift industry.
10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- While many consumers around the world celebrate thrift shopping every day, Value Village thrift stores today released results from the second-annual Shopping Survey* in advance of National Thrift Shop Day on August 17.
Graves was chosen for the honor based on her 33 years of service to Antelope Valley Hospital's Thrift Store, service to other charities, doll making and many other activities aimed at making life a little better for those around her.
The federal bank and thrift regulatory agencies requested on November 3, 2000, public comment on an advance notice of proposed rulemaking that considers the establishment of a simplified regulatory capital framework for non-complex institutions.