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  • Mr. Bower Situation Analysis

    Bower referenced slide 109 commenting that the Life Company also met with A.M. Best and also had a very good meeting with A.M. Best. He noted that our analyst quit A.M. Best right before our meeting; therefore, we currently do not have an analyst assigned to us but expect to have one assigned within the next couple of months. Mr. Bower doesn’t anticipate any changes in the “A” rating that United Farm Family currently has. Mr. Bower referenced page 145 in Appendix for the actions of the Interest Rate Committee. The Interest Rate Committee did take action on older annuities and older deposit money to reduce the interest rate by 25 basis points. And, in addition, we had 14 older annuity products that had an excess interest rate that was not guaranteed that we removed to bring those down to a guaranteed rate. He stated that we are doing this to continue to mitigate the situation we have with a lower interest rate…

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  • Racism And Stereotypes In Para Teresa By Ines Hernandez-Avila

    each other besides the ending when the author calls the bully her sister. The poem is well plotted, and has a good introduction into getting onto the real topic of racism and stereotypes. “That day... which-had-to-be-named Elementary” (207). Let’s you know that there is an already influential white influence on the school. That the influence bothers, and influences work ethic on the minorities, makes them rebel, and feel unfairly treated because of their skin color. I think that since…

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  • Reflection On The Blue Eye/Brown Eye

    1. What did you think of the experience and point of the video? On the Main Point: The main purpose of the exercise Jane Elliot conducted in the Blue Eye/Brown Eye video was to demonstrate the impacts and nature of racial discrimination. I believe that this is a very important concept to learn for individuals that have never experienced or do not believe such blatant acts of prejudice exist. At the same time, I do not believe that this point alone has any form of long lasting value,…

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  • Bartholomae Critical Summary

    His voice frequently comes off as unyieldingly harsh in its opinions, despite his seeming unwillingness to commit to his opinions, to the point that it can become condescending. When referring in an example to a student he once had who wrote about her parent’s divorce, he described it as an essay “we’ve all read”, divorcing her of true ownership and concluding that the only benefit such an essay could produce is if he “[let] her believe it is hers”, all of which lends itself to a view of…

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  • I Had A Nice Time With You Tonight By Jenna Wortham Analysis

    Nowadays, when somebody mentions social media, most of us will appreciate it with our gorgeous words. We all love it because these social apps’ interactions can make us feel physically close with others, even if they happen over a screen, and that also is the point for Jenna Wortham, the author of the essay ‘‘I Had a Nice Time with You Tonight. On the app’’. As social apps’ appearance, it helps us solve several problems about long-distance communication, and we don’t need to be afraid the…

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  • Descriptive Essay On My Bird Blue

    That day I decided to give it another shot of getting Blue out of his cage, so I did used a leather glove and took Blue out of his cage; although he still bite me but with the thickness of the glove I did not felt much pain. When I grabbed him inside his cage I was talking to him at the same time so he can learn my voice. I could feel Blue trembling in my hands and its blood beating through those feathers, its whole little body pulsing like a single heart. I did managed to keep it on my hand…

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  • Summary Of Growing Up Ivy By Peggy Dymond Leavey

    Growing up Ivy is a novel written by Peggy Dymond Leavey and is just as the title states. The novel is written from a third-person point of view, limited to Ivy Chalmers, the protagonist of the story. Part one of the novel has been primarily about the life of Ivy. Ivy Chalmers is a bright twelve-year old girl who is going through a tough point of her life, she is sent by Frannie, her mother, to stay with her caring grandmother, in Larkin, Ontario, while Frannie leaves Toronto, to go to seek an…

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  • Does Social Media Affect Student Writing?

    with the author, it has been noticed that those teens are having a hard time while switching from a colloquial context to Standard English. I personally understand that this can happen; being that young, students are likely to adapt themselves with the ambiance they are. Nevertheless, I also believe that parents, the ones responsible for their children, could be administrating these students’ time on the social media and hence requiring of them a little more maturity on what they post.…

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  • How Does Technology Affect Human Relationships

    In hindsight, it does appear a bit cowardly, but that is the point exactly. It is ok to indulge in these enjoyments; however, it is more difficult to monitor the amount of time that you should spend on these types of things. Once someone invest a certain amount of time into something they genuinely enjoy, they begin to “weigh” that activity in comparison with other things they may consider doing instead of that activity. Naturally, if it is easier to make friends online you will choose to make…

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  • Flipped Themes

    came from climbing that tree. Maybe it came from singing to chickens. Maybe it came from whacking at two-by-fours and dreaming about perpetual motion. I don't know. All I know is that compared to her, Shelly and Miranda seemed so… ordinary.” (Page 185) The one word I would use to describe this passage is lyrical. Throughout the whole story both characters express deep emotions towards each other or outside forces. The author herself, send the reader a very warm, feeling in this passage. She…

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