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Don't buy gas from Alpedrinha (or why not to charge foreigners extra)

11 Nov 2020 3 minute read 2 comments RealSociology

A few days ago I bought my first ever bottle of Rubis butane gas from a small gas station just a few metres down the hill on the N18 from the main junction with the MI079. I thought it was a handy location to get gas as it's only about a 5 minut...

Webull, stash, robinhood..

3 Nov 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Blurryface

My fist attempt at trading.. Dear diary,  Stocks are interesting. It's almost as though the stocks find you. Odd huh? I first invested in robinhood. They gave me a free stock in hecla I thought it was cool so I matched the stock and started exploring...

British Prime Minister Proposes New Lockdown in England

31 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

As total confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus cases surge past 1 million nation-wide, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson proposes a new month-long lockdown for England beginning on Thursday November 5th, 2020, and ending on December 2nd, 2020. The Prime...

In Response to a $15/hr Minimum Wage

30 Oct 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Zaliikha

It is true that the minimum wage in the United States is less than fair. Workers must be able to afford adequate housing without incurring a long-term debt. Joe Biden, the current democratic presidential candidate, plans to increase the minimum wage...

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...