This weeks trip to the course consisted of driving, running, camping, waking up to an unreal sunrise, eating too much candy, getting lost, more running, more driving, and generally a lot of exploration. I had the luck of running into veteran racer and WS100 race director Craig Thornley, and WS100 veteran Meghan Arbogast at the Placer High track. I twisted my ankle, found a place to buy ice, found a place to buy pizza, found a curb to sit on,got inspired..
The International Energy Agency says that by 2015, the United States will overtake Russia as the world’s biggest gas producer.View GraphicShale gas production is increasing.”The supply of natural gas and the price are the driving factors, and we’re swimming in natural gas down here,” said Mike Eades, president of the Ascension Economic Development Corp.Ascension Parish falls inside the Haynesville geological region one of the nation’s big shale gas prospects. Steel Chairman John Surma said in a speech this year.Industrial companies are betting that the surge in the domestic production of natural gas is much more than a blip. Market, and prices in the United States are as low as a quarter of what they are in Europe or Asia.
“We do know we beat up on them pretty bad last year,” senior guard Silas Melson said. “They’re probably going to come out with a chip on their shoulder and try to be the aggressors. We’re going to lock in on the scout, come in with some momentum and come in with some toughness and swagger.”.
As more well known brands incorporate QR codes into their marketing campaigns, awareness is certain to grow in all demographics.How do I use them effectively?There are some very basic steps to take before employing a QR code in a campaign. Before trying the fancy stuff, ensure the basics are in place:Give the potential user a website URL to download a code reader.The QR code should go to a site designed specifically for mobile.The QR code should not be in a place with poor cell reception such as a subway stop or underground office.Measure the success of QR codes with a trackable URL, which will provide stats on the number of QR code scans per hour as well as the devices used.The most important thing to remember in effective QR code use is to provide value for the consumer. This can certainly be a coupon or promotion, but also think of information or a service as added value.
Resulting slower repayment of debt leads to a higher aggregate level of household indebtedness. 2014, 42 per cent of loans in the uninsured mortgage segment had an amortization of more than 25 years. That number climbed to 46 per cent in 2015 and is likely to grow again this year.The Bank of Canada said that despite an increase in mortgages with high loan to income ratios and longer amortizations, arrears rates remain very low and are actually falling in British Columbia and Ontario.Renovation spending expected to rise in 2016 as people just can’t afford to moveNine out of 10 Vancouver houses now worth more than $1 million, study findsDown payment hike will only squeeze out more first time home buyers, a top mortgage insurer warnsBut if longer amortizations sound familiar, it because that exactly happened with the insured market before the financial crisis in 2008.