How to Use Personal Kanban to Visualize Your Work

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The best productivity methods keep your to-dos in front of you and prioritized so you never wonder what to work on next. Some are complicated, but others make it easy to see everything, organized by priority—so easy you could use Post-It notes if you wanted. Let’s talk about one of those systems: Personal Kanban.

Personal Kanban is a productivity system that’s easy to get started with, only has two real “rules,” and is designed to give you a simple, visual look at what’s on your plate, what your priorities are, and what you’ve accomplished. It’s a bit like other productivity systems we’ve highlighted, like Getting Things Done (GTD) and the Pomodoro Technique. It has a general structure you can follow, and a number of tools that can help you get started and, stick with it. It’s not a philosophy the way Kaizen approach is, but there is definitely room

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Trump calls for U.S. oil industry bailout as prices plunge

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he has asked his cabinet to devise a plan to inject cash into the ailing U.S. oil-drilling industry to help it survive a historic collapse in crude prices.

U.S. President Donald Trump participates in the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

“We will never let the great U.S. Oil & Gas Industry down. I have instructed the Secretary of Energy and Secretary of the Treasury to formulate a plan which will make funds available so that these very important companies and jobs will be secured long into the future!” Trump said on Twitter.

U.S. oil and gas companies from Texas to Wyoming have struggled to stave off bankruptcy amid worldwide stay-at-home orders and business stoppages spurred by the coronavirus outbreak that have obliterated global demand for fuel.

U.S. crude

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Personal Loan Statistics for 2020

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Key facts

  • Personal loans are the fastest-growing consumer debt product, with outstanding debt tripling from $49 billion in 2010. Outstanding personal loan debt is $156 billion, as of Q3 2019.
  • About 20.2 million consumers have a personal loan, and the average new personal loan size was $6,382.
  • Personal loans represent about 1% of outstanding consumer debt. In comparison, outstanding credit card debt is about $881 billion and comprises over 6% of outstanding debt.
  • More than 65% of borrowers take out a personal loan to consolidate debt or refinance credit cards.
  • Delinquency rates (60 days or more past due) for personal loans is currently 3.3%, which is higher than mortgages (1.5% delinquency rate), auto loans (1.4%), and credit cards (1.8%).
  • In 2017, 5% of American consumers applied for personal loan from a bank, and 38% of those received at least one denial for their requested loan amount. Just 1% of consumers
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Cheap car insurance guide – find cheap car quotes

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When it comes to finding the cheapest car insurance there are some factors that you can control that will influence your quote.

Read on to find out which factors are looked at by car insurers when determining your car insurance estimate and what you can do to help get the cheapest car insurance.

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Car insurance factors you can’t control

Your age.  Young drivers are statistically more likely to have an accident and make a claim, and therefore have to pay higher insurance premiums.

Your driving record. If you have got points on your licence, such as a speeding offence, or a driving conviction you’ll

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Cheap personal loans guide including loan calculator

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This is one of the most common question about loans. You should never aim just to consolidate – it’s often a disaster waiting to happen. If you’ve a lot of small loans or credit card debts, the primary aim should be to pay them as quickly as you can at the lowest possible rate.

Don’t be suckered in by the promise that a consolidation loan can save you money by reducing your outgoings to a “manageable” level using just “one single monthly payment”.

They can – but the way they do this is by stretching your borrowing over a longer period, maybe 15, 20 or even 25 years. That means the amount you pay back is going to be huge, as you’re paying interest for much longer.

A £10,000 loan on a high street credit card at a horrid 18% APR costs £5,240 in interest if paid off within five

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