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Debt Limits, Pandemics, and Fiat

30 Sep 2020 3 minute read 7 comments The Part Time Economist

During the economic crisis of 2008, I remember watching people lose their minds and predict financial Armageddon as the national debt crossed from 9 trillion to 10 trillion dollars. Although the psychological impact of going from single to double-dig...

How to buy Properties in Upland.me

7 Sep 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Bdag

By now, if you’ve been reading through my series of articles, you should have a good grasp of how to increase your wealth through Upland. One of the main parts of the game is the buying and selling of properties. Did you know that there are multipl...

Is the CDC Going to Kill Affordable Housing?

2 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments nealmcspadden

The CDC's latest proclamation, if it goes through, is socialism writ large in the low-end housing markets. Landlords will have an enormous disincentive to rent to that marginal tenant. Those with more than enough money will get the access while tho...

On the Economics of Off-Grid Energy

25 Aug 2020 3 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

I've paid, on average, around £30 a month for my electricity usage for the last decade, so I've never thought of it as a particularly significant expenditure - £30 a month is about the same as I spend on my broad band connection, about 50% less than...

In between layers

21 Aug 2020 2 minute read 1 comment karinxxl

"A bridge is being built. For this reason a bridgeguard was hired. Because this sweet soul had to be payed as well a cassier was hired. Therefor the work of the cassier a bookkeeper needed to take presence, and the bookkeeper needed a typist.Because...

Crypto Social Media - Why I Create

13 Aug 2020 7 minute read 15 comments The Part Time Economist

After watching one of Scott Cunningham's monthly earnings videos, I decided to do a little investigation and determine how much crypto I earn on each crypto blog/video that I create. Whereas Scott does a great job of providing a total overview of his...

Goats & gold: how cryptocurrency is money

12 Aug 2020 4 minute read 1 comment Spitkitten

This post isn't for you. It's for your mom, or maybe your mother-in-law, who worries, loudly, at family gatherings, that you're getting scammed or in with gangsters. Or, maybe your Uncle Dennis, the one who isn't really an uncle, but a life-long frie...

What Skills to Master Next?

11 Aug 2020 3 minute read 3 comments RealSociology

Now I'm my late 40s, I'm looking to pick up a few new skills to take me through the next 40 years or so. Got to keep learning! I generally enjoy learning new skills, and there's plenty of skills I'd like to develop - to list just a few, and in no par...

Statera, Golden Goose or Scamtastic HYIP Garbage?

9 Aug 2020 3 minute read 4 comments tipplenurkey

   I think my title might possibly give away my bias, just a bit.  I have some experience with HYIPs, most of it very negative, and I know one when I see it.  I made it through the first paragraph of their whitepaper and nearly collapsed under the we...

The Financial Crisis - 12 years on

2 Aug 2020 7 minute read 7 comments rah

Before starting it is important to make clear that I am not an economist nor am I a financial analyst.  However, I do hold some accounting qualifications and according to experts in the field I have more than a layman’s understanding of the subject. ...