The World Economic Forum Redefining Capitalism, Society, and Human Development

The Gold Standard Revisited

It has been nearly 40 years since Richard Nixon ended the direct convertibility of the U.S. dollar to gold, putting an end to the international gold-dollar standard established by the Bretton Woods Agreements following World War II. In the pinch of the current financial crisis, are we now left susceptible to the powerful moral hazards that this quasi gold standard was designed to prevent?

Secured Loans and Remortgages Are the Best Debt Advice

We are all living in a society where a common feature is the desire for more and more luxury items. However we are not happy with simple pleasures any more and the only things that excite us and which become objects of our desire must be expensive. Life costs much more that it did in previous generations when people were content with much less and often the sort of things that they enjoyed cost nothing or at least very little Years ago families appeared to be closer knit, as did in fact whole communities, and many a…

Taking Home the Money With Online Surveys

There are countless ways on how to make money using your PC. One of which is taking up online surveys. Everyday, lots and lots of people sell different products online trying to earn at the comforts of their own home.

How to CPA Your Way to a Paycheck

The CPA or “cost per action” is a form of advertisement paid for by advertisers depending on the type of actions corresponding to the ad at the same time; those who entertain these services or goods promoted by the ads may also render payment after the action has been done. Another form of CPA is the “cost per acquisition” although there is only a slight difference between the two since this type of CPA emphasizes that the ads purports to have buyers acquire something from them.

Painless Ways to Save You Money

Let’s face it, we all need to save more money but it seems to be more difficult than it really is. By simply incorporating more and more of the following tips into your life, you may find that you could save thousands of dollars by the end of the year!

Free Money – Myth Or Reality?

The lottery, scholarships, grants, inheritance; these are all, for lack of a better term, sources of free money. Just look at the amount of lottery tickets purchased every day, and you can see that everyone is scrambling for free cash. Is it really free, though? Even to win the lottery, you need to buy a ticket.

An Explanation of the Gold Standard!

The gold standard is a system of using gold as the root of a monetary system. This monetary system has been used in almost every country in the world at one point or another.

Discover Bad Credit Repair Information

As most of us know our credit history is something we need to stay on top of. If the case should arise there are ways to repair your financial situation. Bad credit repair is definitely something for you to be aware of.

Discover Bad Credit Repair Report

Knowing whether you have a bad credit report or not will give you a heads up on what may be in need of repair. This will probably mean contacting creditors and/or using a bad repair company to get things back on track.

Checks For Less

In need of some financial resources but are not currently liquid enough to release some? Needing some initial payment for that house of your dreams but are currently financially unable to release it in cash? This is where the value of checks enters. Checks or Cheques are forms of paper documents which commands or orders a payment of money from ones bank account.

How to Repair Bad Credit Today

There are many ways that bad credit can affect your life. Try to fix bad financial errors as soon as they happen, make sure that your bills are paid on time and build good a file without having to figure out how to repair your file. Some ways to repair your files are the following:

Approaches to Community Currencies

There are many ways to approach issuing a community currency. It can have absolutely no intrinsic value or backing, it can be backed by the US Dollar, or it can be backed by a precious metal. Regardless of how it’s issued or backed, the determining factor in making a currency work is that people agree to accept it at an agreed-upon value, called the currency value or face value.

Financial Services Reform – How’d We Do?

Now that a Financial Reform Bill has been passed by Congress and signed into law, it’s worth taking the time to step back a bit and see how well the bill achieves what some (such as myself) saw as the essential tasks of financial reform to prevent a similar meltdown from blindsiding us in the future. On November 11, 2009, after getting upset at the organized, well-funded campaign of “disinformation” and obstruction taking place in the Nation’s capital to put the kibosh on any truly effective consumer protection in the banking and financial services industry, (where I began my career), I sent a letter to Christopher Dodd, Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, whose consumer protection efforts I’ve been involved with in the past.

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