• I love infographics – they can represent interesting and useful data in ways that are easy to understand. Sometimes, the very good infographics can provide you with very useful insight very quickly. The above image is a map but it is also a…

  • Scarcity is a fundmental principle in economics that lies at the bedrock of the elegant social science. Scarcity in economics refers to the limitations inherent in our world and universe. We live in a scarce world. There are finite amounts of all of the…

  • Investing is one of the best ways to grow and preserve your wealth, but you shouldn’t start investing unless you’ve done the 7 things below. Read the article below to find out how to create a proper foundation before you being investing. 

  • You know you need an emergency fund in place, but do you know why? All of the financial media says you should have a rainy day fund in place, but few discuss the reasons for such a recommendation. It might seem obvious, but…

  • Economics, at its core, is about answering three elegant but important questions. They lie at the foundation of the subject and must be answered by every nation on Earth. Read the lengthy article to find out what the three questions are and to…

  • For my first foray into purchasing Bitcoin I decided to go with Coinbase. Coinbase is a Bitcoin wallet that also provides Bitcoin trading services and APIs for developers related to Bitcoin.

    I chose Coinbase for primarily one reason – because it seems to be the…

  • Drawn in Paris and dated November 20, 1869, Charles Joseph Minard’s Figurative Map of the Successive Losses in Men of the French Army in the Russian Campaign of 1812 is known by information scientists and data scientists as one of the greatest (if…

  • Online savings accounts have been around for about a decade and provide a solid alternative to traditional savings accounts. You should have a 3 to 6 month emergency fund at minimum and you need to keep that emergency fund…

  • The most basic question that one can probably ask regarding all things finance, economics, and money is “What is money?” We all know that a US Dollar Bill or a Euro is considered money, but most people have never really given thought to…

  • This is a topic that’s been covered by every financial blog, podcast, book, or show, but we’ve got to cover it here as part of the basics because a proper emergency fund is a basic necessity to financial well-being and financial health and I…