Archive for the Money Matters Category

Kiva.org

Frustrations with corporate life sometimes has me secretly thinking about starting my own business. Yet I have not taken the leap to become an entrepreneur, as despite the challenges, there are lots of benefits working for a large organisation — not least of which is the steady […]

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Virgin Money

It looks like Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has won the British government’s support to buy Northern Rock. Why I have no idea. I mean, Northern Rock does need to be nationalised or have a private buyer come forth. But the consortium led by Branson has no major […]

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Weakening American Dollar

I recently go an updated statement for my 401K plan and was happy to see that the investments selected had given a reasonable return. However, when I thought about the weakening dollar against the pound, my smile disappeared. Why? Well when I moved to the London in […]

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