Did you know that most of the money in the world is intangible? Most of the money in the world exists only in digital ledgers and/or is created through interest and debt generation. Technically, there is about $80 trillion in the world. Only about $37 trillion is, “tangible,” in the form of coins and bills. If you count cryptocurrencies, derivatives,
Public domain image courtesy Unsplash. I used to be a stoner. And when I say "stoner," I mean a Cheech and Chong, Redman and Method Man, or Seth Rogen-level stoner. I haven't smoked marijuana since 2017. (For a bit of context, I smoked like every day for a decade before that.) That sentence was one of the
The kind of car that you drive can say a lot about you as the owner. For one thing, the model of car that you drive reveals how much money you pay for annual maintenance and fuel costs. A low-value home that needs intensive rehabilitation is called a “money pit” but the same idea can also be applied to automobiles.
People often forget about their spare change — whether it’s left to pile up in different places or regularly put into a jar, it accumulates until there’s too much of it to count. Here a few ways to sort out your coins at home.
Jackie Cohen is an award winning financial journalist turned turned financial advisor obsessed with climate change risk, data and business. Jackie holds a B.A. Degree from Macalester College and an M.A. in English from Claremont Graduate University.