Tag: #dollars

SAVINGS ACCOUNTS: HOW TO SAVE WHEN YOU ARE YOUNG

“Put it away for later.” a penny today, a dollar tomorrow Growing up, my mother always saved her money. And not because she made a lot and wanted to have as a rainy day fund. She did so just because she wanted us to…

A LOSING BATTLE: WHICH WILL BE THE NEXT CURRENCY TO SURPASS THE DOLLAR?

“Lost of confidence.” the dollar The American currency has been the top currency of the globe for decades. But with the Euro and the Kuwaiti Dinar surpassing the dollar, what will be the next currency. We already have the British Pound which as it…

THE VALUE OF THE DOLLAR OR SOMETHING LIKE IT: WHAT IS OUR MONEY BACKED BY REALLY?

“What if confidence is lost?” ┬áThe United States currency has been a long subject of debate. And that debate is, what is our money really worth? Because in reality it’s just paper. And the real confidence is in our economy. Because if our economy…

THE KNOW: HOW POVERTY IS MORE OF A MIND FRAME THAN MONEY

“Getting out, does not guarantee you’ll stay out.” As a young man, I grew up under the poverty level here in the United States. Now, if you would have told me that at a young age, I would not have believed you. But once…

BREWSTER’S BILLIONS: WHAT IF I HAD 30 DAYS TO SPEND ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS (NO PROPERTY)

“Money to burn.” The above photo is of the late famed comedian Richard Pryor. Pryor was in a movie in 1985 called Brewster’s Millions. The movie was about a man who in order to inherit his late uncle’s fortune of $300 million, he had…

MONEY CAN’T BUY ME LOVE: HOW HAPPY ARE YOU REALLY WITH MONEY

“Happiness is an internalized feeling due to_________.” Growing up, my household was classified based on my mother’s yearly income as below the poverty level. I didn’t feel like an impoverished family, but we really were below the poverty level. To me, I thought poverty…

RELATIONSHIP CURRENCY: WHAT DO YOU VALUE IN RELATIONSHIPS

“If cash is king, where do relationships stand?” Relationships throughout history have always taken on different forms as time progressed. But in today’s society there are so many meanings for what relationship currency stand for. How do you define what it means to have…