Business, Life, Opinion, World
Science & Tech, World
Money is a funny concept. We regularly trade goods against colorful pieces of paper. But why? What makes money worth anything and how foolproof is it? Let’s take a quick and overly simplified tour through the history of currencies and see why money, after all, is nothing more than a neat idea.
Ok, a lot has happened since the last time we talked about bitcoin. If you spend 1exahash/sec online (*obvious Bitcoin joke*), you will hear about it. Most likely, you will be bombarded by charts, statistics, posts, and videos about the subject.
Europe, France, Politics
How many times have you tried and failed on finance-saving techniques you heard from a friend or read on the Internet? How many times have you hoped that by the end of the year you have saved up a few thousand bucks to spend for the holidays? How many times have you experimented and ended up not only with no money to spare, but worse, with accidental purchases?
Marine Le Pen, the far-right former presidential candidate and current member of the French parliament is being charged over a financial scandal. French investigators have already opened a case, with a probe into allegations that Marine Le Pen and her party, the National Front, have illegally claimed five million euros from the European Parliament to pay for work done by the National Front in France. Read more
Asia-Pacific, Philippines, Business, Politics, World
Saving money is a bummer. It is ideal but not always followed because our mindsets are fixed into the present, or to what makes things convenient now. However, if we would be sensitive enough as to what is happening around us, we would see that looking forward to securing ourselves financially is necessary. In order to encourage saving, different money saving techniques have been introduced and circulated online. Yes, they do look and sound good but on a personal level, they could be difficult to accomplish. Read more
Asia-Pacific, Qatar, Business, Politics
If there is any time in our recent history when terrorism is at bloom, it could be today — or maybe this is due to the international awareness brought by the world wide web that allows us to see global panic.
Several days ago, five Arab nations severed their ties with Qatar all due to the belief that it has become a permissive environment for terrorism financing.
Americas, USA, Business
Did you ever think about applying for a micro-loan to start your own small business? Do you know someone who needed money to generate household income, so they applied for a micro-loan?
Asia-Pacific, India, Business, Politics
Education is a key part of the American dream, theoretically available to those who work hard enough. Self-motivation and having an industrious attitude toward study is promoted as the ticket to a better life, with the “git ‘r done” mindset as present in education as outside of it.
In a remarkable decision taken by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, existing ₹500 (approximately $7.53) and ₹1000 (approximately $15.06) currency notes cease to be legal with effect from midnight of November 8, 2016.