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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...

Dead Chain Link

5 Jun 2020 3 minute read 16 comments acesontop

I was talking today with a neighbor about the country's economic situation, about how serious this financial crisis could be, how dependent we are on imports, and what degree of independence Romania could have if it were led by leaders who want the g...

The Frugal Mindset: Saving Money

28 Jun 2020 2 minute read 26 comments Scott Cunningham

The point of this little blog post is to get you thinking about ways to save money and while I’ll be sharing some practical things that I do myself, I want you to dive deeper into the mindset being applied here in conjunction with frugality. Shopping...

Money Printer Go Brrr, But Where's The Inflation?

7 Jul 2020 6 minute read 32 comments The Part Time Economist

From 2010 to 2011, I worked my first job as a tutor at a local community college. Since I still lived at home and didn't have any expenses, I invested almost all of my money into silver coins. During 2011, the US economy was still recovering from the...

Myth of The "V-Shaped" Economic Recovery

15 Jul 2020 6 minute read 8 comments The Part Time Economist

If you have watched the news lately, you have probably heard economists discussing the possibility of a "V-Shaped Recovery" from the Coronavirus. A V-shaped recovery is a term that economists use to describe a situation in which the economy rapidly r...

What happens to your stablecoin in case of negative interest rate?

1 Jun 2020 4 minute read 16 comments paragism

Cover Image Source – Modified The negative interest rate is a very recent phenomenon. The European central bank (ECB) adopted negative interest rate in 2014 to address the eurozone crisis. They made deposit rate (-) 0.1% that time. At present, ECB ha...

The Hype Around Reserve - A Stablecoin For Scaling Prosperity

26 Jun 2020 4 minute read 7 comments Cryptonator`s

Reserve is a decentralization project that has not so much talked about in the past month but now the hype around Reserve is getting bigger and bigger and indeed. A whole host of big names have invested in this project. For example, coinbase has inve...

Intro to Upland

7 Jul 2020 10 minute read 11 comments Bdag

You may need to know that I include a game referral link a few times in this article. You are in no way obligated to use it and I may get a free bonus from it that will not cost you anything. Also, all content herein is mine and does not reflect the...

How Could Economics Be Worked In The Intentional Community? What's The Role of Crypto?

12 Jun 2020 8 minute read 12 comments SkinnerCrypto

So, I have been thinking again. As you all know, that is a rather dangerous thing to do. BUT, I did it anyway. I think it is time to try and get into some of the specifics of the state of economics in the Intentional Community of the Future. Consider...

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. ...