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Ida

(ē`dä), city (1990 pop. 91,859), Nagano prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Tenryu River. It is an agricultural market and railway junction.

Ida

 

(also called Psiloriti), a mountain massif in central Crete. Composed of limestones. Elevation, 2,456 m. The stony slopes of the massif are covered by sparse prickly and pulvinate xeromorphic undershrubs and shrubs and stiff grasses.

IDA

(organic chemistry)

Ida

nymph who guarded infant Zeus from being eaten by father, Cronus. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 134]

Ida

Mount
1. a mountain in central Crete: the highest on the island; in ancient times associated with the worship of Zeus. Height: 2456 m (8057 ft)
2. a mountain in NW Turkey, southeast of the site of ancient Troy. Height: 1767 m (5797 ft.)

IDA

(Intelligent Drive Array) An earlier high-performance disk subsystem from Compaq, which was acquired by HP.
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Using individual development accounts to save for a home: Are there differences by race?
Effects of Individual Development Accounts on Asset Purchases and Saving Behavior: Evidence from a Controlled Experiment.
Saving for development: Intended uses and savings in Individual Development Accounts.
Since 1999, the federal government has funded Individual Development Accounts through the Assets for Independence Act, which to date has granted almost $150 million to local programs.
Seeing the important link between assets and financial well-being, the federal government in 1996 started to encourage Individual Development Accounts (IDAs).
The President's proposal builds on the successful model of Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), extending generous matches to all low- and moderate-income families to encourage them to develop savings and assets (The White House 2000).
For example, Southern Good Faith Fund, through its Asset Builders program, matches $3 to every $1 clients deposit in their Individual Development Accounts, matching up to a maximum $2,000 a person and $4,000 a household.
Bancorp Foundation in support of the Individual Development Account program (IDA).
The foundation offers an individual development account (IDA) program through Iowa credit unions.
Katharine Emlen, owner of Creative Mind Publications in Eugene, said she saved $5,000 through eDev's individual development account program.
These strategies included financial education, home ownership counseling and incentives, asset accumulation through savings campaigns and Individual Development Account programs (IDAs), and asset protection measures to help families avoid predatory lending and other "wealth-stripping" practices.
Nick Jacobsen won the $5,000 Banking prize for his application, MobileSaver, which is a mobile web portal for the management of an Individual Development Account.

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