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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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Impact Thrift truly represents the best form of recycling," said SWS CEO Randy Hendricks.
Based on those criteria, 35 banks and thrifts were selected for the 2014 Bank & Thrift Sm-All Stars list.
The Chamber of Thrift Banks earlier said the outlook for the industry remained encouraging as banking activities were seen to continue growing with the economy.
Note: Prudential is in the process of selling off deposits and converting its thrift to a trust bank.
Business has almost doubled in the last year or so because of the economy," said Barbara Bryant, chairwoman of the Grafton Thrift Shop, which is run by the Evangelical Congregational Church.
14, did not make a distinction between domestic manufacturers and resellers, such as nonprofit thrift stores.
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 Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board alerted Thrift Savings Plan coordinators to the scam in a March 17 memo, the day after the scam was discovered.
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.
Thrift creates beautiful quilts, rag rugs, place mats and napkins from old clothing or material scraps.
Reflecting on a career path that took him from an assistant director's position at Thrift headquarters in 1966 to president and chief executive officer of the chain, Hannan says he could not imagine a more rewarding or fulfilling journey.
At the time of their closure, the estimated present-value cost to the now defunct Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation (FSLIC) to resolve the 205 thrift failures exceeded $32 billion.