EUREKA GT;GT; Eureka Symphony board member Pam Cahill announced that Baywood Golf Country Club will be the location for Eureka Symphonys annual Gala on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 5 to 8 pm The benefit features a No-host bar and Silent Auction, dinner, and a Live Auction, with auctioneer Supervisor Rex Bohn.

The menu features oven-roasted salmon with lemon beurre blanc sauce, mustard and herb crusted pork tenderloin or pasta Alfredo (vegetarian) served with white and red dinner wine. Dessert will be raspberry-filled cake with coffee and tea.

Were always pleased to include wonderful music in our festive evening. Carol Jacobson, Terrie Baune and John Chernoff will perform and the evening...

(MENAFN – Khaleej Times) Conference brings together missions community associations and state governments in India Abu Dhabi Indian missions in the UAE are working on a mechanism to compile the database of Indian expatriates in the UAE senior officials of the Indian missions said at the Indian States Conference on Saturday.

The conference a first of its kind platform organised by the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi was aimed at enabling the Indian missions and community associations in the UAE and state governments in India to work together to improve the welfare of Indian expatriates here.

We are now working on a new system which will allow us to get comprehensive data from...

Large-screen Android phones have been around for a while, with even wannabe latecomers such as Micromax stylishly pre-empting the thunder, not to speak of Samsung and others.

The watch has been a matter of speculation, but not only Samsung, but other small wearable wrist-band computers have also been in the market now.

As for Apple Money, those in the field of technology would know that mobile wallets and virtual credit cards are already here, and the near field communication (NFC) bit of tapping your mobile to pay for your groceries is hardly a new idea — or a terribly great one.

So whats really, really new? My guess is that Apple is still doing very well at what...

Banks in Vietnam are promoting their credit card services to
make up for low lending to troubled businesses that has been
holding back their credit growth, according to an industry
expert, the Vietnam Economic Times newspaper reports.

The number of Vietnamese using credit cards stood at 2.52
million, a small fraction compared with the countrys 90-million
population, the report said.

Banks lending in Vietnam rose only 4.33 percent as of Aug.
21 from the end of last year, far below the governments annual
target of 12-14 percent, the central bank said.

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NOTE: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch
for its accuracy.

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(BPT) – Whether welcoming a newborn, adopting a child or becoming a stepparent for the first time, bringing a child into your life means big changes – and a big impact on your finances.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, parents of children born in 2013 will spend approximately $245,000 – per child – on housing, education, food, clothing, child care and other expenses until the age of 18. With that kind of monetary commitment looming, new parents need to childproof their finances against life’s unpredictable situations and consider the potentially costly insurance implications of each stage of their child’s life.

Securing...

MyUniverse is a unique and useful personal finance app that helps you get a grip on your finances.

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Gateshead-based IT company, Advantex Network Solutions, is set to expand following investment from the Finance for Business North East Angel Fund.

The Fund, which is managed by Rivers Capital Partners, has invested a six figure sum into Advantex, in a deal advised by law firm Ward Hadaway.

Advantex provide IT services to schools and businesses, including clients such as Caterpillar, ScSĀ and BT.

With the business planning to increase turnover by 20% this year, the Fund’s investment will enable the company to recruit more staff and help facilitate further growth.

Finance for Business North East invests in start-ups and existing businesses with growth potential...

Apple Legally Updates their Famous Logo to Reflect New Apple Pay Services amp; Beyond

According to Chinas Patent and Trademark Office documentation, the trademarks were filed under International Classes 36 and 41 as noted in full below:

International Class 036: Financial services; financing services; financing of loans; extension of retail credit; installment loans; lease-purchase financing; debit and credit card services; payment services; financial transaction services; electronic payment processing services; electronic payment processing services using biometric technology for identification and authentication; financial services, namely, accepting,...

The Retail Service business of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS – Analyst Report) has signed an agreement with Meijer. This marks the third deal clinched by the company in the third quarter. Despite the positive tiding, shares of Alliance Data lost 2.1% over the last few trading sessions to close at $256.45 on Monday due to broader market fundamentals.

As per the agreement, Alliance Data will provide co-branded and private label credit card services to Meijer store-branded credit card and Platinum MasterCard. This will benefit the cardholders by accumulating reward points for every purchase made at Meijer, Meijer gas stations as well as Meijer.com. Cardholders...

On Sep 9, 2014, Zacks Investment Research upgraded
Alliance Data Systems Corporation

(
ADS

) to Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

Why the Upgrade?

Alliance Data has been witnessing rising earnings estimates on the
back of strong second-quarter 2014 results and efforts to ramp up
its retain service business. Moreover, this well-known financial
transaction services provider delivered three straight quarters of
positive earnings surprises with an average beat of 3.9%.

Riding on the strength of solid performance across all its
segments, Alliance Data reported adjusted earnings per share of
$2.74, which was higher than the Zacks Consensus...