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careful use of material resources

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any of numerous sun-loving low-growing evergreens of the genus Armeria having round heads of pink or white flowers

extreme care in spending money

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We are excited about our partnership with SWS," said Gray Wirth, president and CEO of Impact Thrift.
The BSP is preparing to issue early next year the guidelines on bancassurance for thrift banks.
Clothing, shoes, books, housewares and linens are the Grafton Thrift Shop's staples.
While nonprofit thrift stores will not be required to test all materials, resellers can face civil and/or criminal penalties if they sell products that violate the new limits under the law.
At the end of the third quarter of 2008, the OTS supervised 818 thrifts with assets of $1.
They should also call the Thrift Savings Plan at (877) 968-3778 and ask to have their account access blocked, according to the memo.
The federal banking and thrift institution regulatory agencies on July 20, 2004, issued a final rule amending their risk-based capital standards.
Thrift frees money to pay off a house or car earlier, save for retirement, or education, or invest, etc.
Among his numerous accomplishments is the establishment, while at Thrift, of a mail-service pharmacy business that grew to become one of the most significant operations of its type.
Because of the collapse of the oil industry and its associated effect on real estate prices in the early 1980s, many thrift institutions in the ninth district of the FHLBank System (Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Texas) became insolvent.
By a happy chance, however, California had just passed a new law allowing the owner of a thrift to invest 100 percent of his federally insured deposits in anything, anything at all.
Congress confronts a looming double crisis affecting the solvency of the insurance fund for the nation's thrift industry.
PARSONS WAS on top of the world when with little bank experience he landed the prime spot as CEO of Dime Savings Bank, a regional New York City thrift institution.
Actions taken by Congress and regulators, as well as regulatory accounting principles (RAP), have been widely cited as major contributing factors for having "misled" and "masked" the speed and extent of the financial deterioration of the thrift industry.
Throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s, the thrift industry (savings and loans (S&Ls) and mutual savings banks) was plagued by severe problems that led to massive numbers of insolvencies which bankrupted the government fund established to insure the industry's deposits.