The 2019 World Beach Games, officially known as the ANOC World Beach Games Qatar 2019 and commonly known as Qatar 2019, is an inaugural international beach multi-sport event organized by the Association of National Olympic Committees.
I hiked the Annapurna Trek in the Himalayas in Nepal a few weeks ago, and asked Lama, one of the Sherpas, about his perspective of money and what money means to him. He had the most interesting response: “money is a good servant but a bad teacher”.
The year was 2006. I was the Director of Human Resources for a low-income health care clinic in Northern California.
One of my first hires was an amazing young lady by the name of Araceli Collazo. Smart, hardworking, and heart-centered, Araceli proved to be an amazing addition to our patient support team at the center.
On January 3, 2009, a new form of money entered the world with the advent of Bitcoin. While its advancement has shown promise, this form of digital money is still in its infancy in terms of achieving widespread acceptance.
An often hidden factor when evaluating the cost of living in a geographical area is taxes. These mandatory payments imposed on the taxpayer by governmental entities are used for funding myriad public expenditures.
In a new National Bureau of Economic Research paper, UC Berkeley economist Gabriel Zucman points to the tripling of wealth inequality since the 1980s. The report shows that a cohort of 400 Americans — the top 0.00025 percent of the population — possesses more wealth than the entire 150 million people who account for the bottom 60% of earners.
Precious metals like gold and silver have long been revered as currency and wealth accumulation tools.
Florence, the historical capital of Italy’s Tuscany region has a storied past around money and gold coinage dating back thousands of years. A major milestone here was the creation of the Florentine florin (3.5 grams and 54 grains of fine gold) in 1252. It holds the distinction of being the first European gold coin produced in sufficient quantities for European commerce since the 7th Century.
On Friday, January 11th, we “put our money where our mouth is” by roving the streets of San Diego. Our objective was to capture perspectives from people we randomly stopped by asking them the simple (yet nuanced) question: