Banks have a reputation for being too greedy for the good of anyone outside themselves; however, some banks are thinking in the long term. TheContinue reading
money Aspiration financial firm is a B-corporatoin that wants to help people “vote with their wallets”. It’s incredibly hard for individuals to stay up toContinue reading
Bankers destroyed the economy and in too many countries those responsible walk free despite the damage they wrought. Iceland jailed bankers at fault in theirContinue reading
You are an entrepreneur with a fantastic idea for a green startup. You go to the bank for funding but they turn you down. WhatContinue reading
Banks have a horrible reputation because of their inability to predict economic behaviour, this was highlighted by the ongoing economic claptrap that started roughly sevenContinue reading
The following article was written on October 25. I wanted to read it over once more before publishing it, then got busy with other thingsContinue reading
Canada’s dangerously high household debt is being caused by people spending beyond their means, this Conservative government has done everything possible to make sure Canadians continue to do just that.
In 2006 a newly elected Conservative government…Continue reading
Turns out Conservatives can’t grow businesses liberally. Go figure.
Since Stephen Harper became Prime Minister the World Bank reports that Canada has fallen from the 4th most business friendly nation to the 17th.
Data shows that not only has Canada …Continue reading
People often assume that Conservatives are pro-business, and they are, if that business is restricting other businesses from starting-up and growing.
Annual data from the World Bank shows that since Stephen Harper became Prime Minister, Canad…
Though many would say that fiscal deficits from this Conservative government are the most worrying, their lack of economic knowledge is far more dangerous.
Before showing the economic ignorance of Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre a quick introduction…Continue reading
The United States’ influence is declining in the world, but there is at least one reason why Americans shouldn’t lament. It is not that theContinue reading
From democracy to banking, Europe has launched institutions that have shaped the world; with its recent financial crisis, Europe might be about to do itContinue reading
GC and I want to travel a little, maybe go to Newfoundland or New Orleans or San Francisco…anywhere, really. But when we have money weContinue reading
Image by Images_of_Money The current debate in Washington as to whether or not and under what conditions to raise the debt-ceiling has for the pastContinue reading
Separate reports this week in the Swiss newspaper Neue Zuericher Zeitung (NZZ) are highlighting the difficult choices Switzerland, and by extension other nations, are facingContinue reading