How to Buy Renminbi

Nov 13, 2011 by

Numerous articles have been written about how the Chinese Renminbi (also known as the Chinese Yuan) is undervalued, relative to the...

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Measuring Affluence and Povert...

Nov 25, 2010 by

Today, I tried to use an automated teller machine (ATM) that was malfunctioning. In order to determine when the problem occurred, I...

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Mint.com – Financial Agg...

Dec 28, 2008 by

I have a lot of different accounts with financial institutions: A local savings account for ATM transactions (yields no interest, but...

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Transferring Money Abroad

Jun 15, 2007 by

Some of my readers have relatives that live in countries other than their own. Many Americans send money to family members living...

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What's your burn rate?: A...

Apr 9, 2007 by

When people are running start-ups, they often calculate their “burn-rate,” the rate at which they expend their financial...

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