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Debit Card vs Credit Card

  After the creation of the Visa Check Card back in 1995, the debit card mania firmly grabbed hold of first America, and then the rest of the world. Debit cards were heralded as the greatest invention since charging interest was discovered by ancient banks. They were convenient. There was no debt to deal with …

The Markets are Moving!

  Chairman Jerome Powell of the Federal Reserve showed some muscle today during his first interview with Capitol Hill lawmakers since becoming chief of the powerful Fed. He was questioned by New York Representative Carolyn Maloney about his intentions with the interest rate this year, and whether the Federal Reserve was going to get more …

Bitcoin on the Gold Standard?

  Hartwig Loger is the Finance Minister for Austria, and he has a set of proposals for cryptocurrency standards that have been tried and tested already — for gold metal and its derivatives. His goal is to make sure cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cannot be used for money laundering. Last week Loger traveled to Lisbon, Portugal, …