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thrifty

Thriving, growing vigorously, and being healthy, esp. when assessing the health status of animals or plants.

thrifty

said of livestock that put on body weight or produce in other ways with a minimum of feed. The opposite of illthrift.
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Savvy Shoppers : Thrifters tend to exhibit smarter shopping behaviors than those who have yet to take advantage of thrift stores like Savers.
Polhill hopes free downloads of the Asternotes' app encourages sustainable shopping, inspires users to shop local brick-and-mortar thrift stores more often and reduces used, recyclable clothing in landfills.
The proposed statement was issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Office of Thrift Supervision.
Because poorly capitalized thrifts held a greater proportion of risky assets than other thrifts and thrifts with a high proportion of risky assets tended to borrow more from FHLBanks, our finding that FHLBank advances increased with thrift undercapitization could reflect the risky assets in thrift asset portfolios.
Home ownership was dropping during this period for the first time since the Depression, as even thrift executives who had spent their whole lives making simple home loans ventured, usually unsuccessfully, into the wilds of shopping centers and ski resorts.
Initially, Parsons says, Dime Bancorp "will not go into interstate banking," even though the merged thrift already has a branch in neighboring New Jersey.
AN OFTEN USED, ALBEIT ACCURATE, cliche regarding the thrift industry is that "capital is king.
Frequent Thrifters: The survey results show that close to 80 percent of Canadian respondents have shopped at thrift stores, and 33 percent of Canadian thrift shoppers visit thrift stores at least monthly.
Examples of the couture to be found on racks in the thrift shop were shown by local women, most of whom were from local businesses and churches.
The advance notice by the agencies observes that a large number of community banks and thrift institutions might benefit from a simpler capital framework that relieves some of the regulatory burden associated with regulatory capital calculations.
Example 1: S is a stand-alone mutual thrift association with $1,000 of accumulated E&P.
Buoyed at the chance to grab back market share, portfolio thrift lenders with ARMs tied to the monthly Cost of Funds Index (COFI) for the 11th District are undercutting mortgage rates as much as a full percentage point, according to both mortgage bankers and thrifts.