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Credit Cards, Friends and PayDay Loans: Which would you use if you were short of cash?

There are indeed many ways that we simply throw good money away. In my previous post, I outlined seven ways that I have successfully thrown money away over the years. These are the ones I remember! I’m sure there are dozens more that I could think of. There are of course some ways that you can avoid events… Read More »

Double Dip Recession: Is this where we’re headed in 2010/11?

Are we at risk of a double dip recession? Certainly many investors, economists, and pundits think so. You may have noted that the Australian Reserve Bank has raised interest rates, and other countries are following suit. Unfortunately for many borrowers in the weaker economies of the Western world, jobs are being cut, and salaries are stagnating as companies… Read More »

Play the CashFlow 101 game: Explains why your cash is low?

cashflow-101-game.html Is anyone here a fan of CashFlow 101 game? Did you ever play the game before? I’ve been a keen player of the game for some time now. I’ve even introduced to some of my students over the years, even the younger ones enjoyed playing the game. What is CashFlow 101? Cashflow 101 is an educational board… Read More »

Can the CashFlow 101 game teach you about your finances? Perhaps…

Is anyone here a fan of CashFlow 101 game? Did you ever play the game before? I’ve been a keen player of the game for some time now. I’ve even introduced to some of my students over the years, even the younger ones enjoyed playing the game. What is CashFlow 101? Cashflow 101 is an educational board game… Read More »

Pandora, Emusic, iTunes 0 vs KKBox, Sky.fm and Last.fm 3:

It’s all about the dollars, cents, pounds and pence, isn’t it? After all, that’s what you’re all fighting about, isn’t it? That’s why you aren’t really entering non-US markets, … you don’t think Asian markets have enough cash, do you? Well, here’s my cash. I put my money where my mouth is: but you guys didn’t want it.… Read More »

Cash vs. Credit Cards: Cash is nearly always better value for customers

InvestorBlogger says in response to a post on Bargaineering about Credit Cards vs. Cash. We run a business here in Taiwan, and we specifically don’t take credit cards in any form. Why? Our best prices are for cash purchases, and that’s what we give our customers. While we may win a few extra dollars from additional transactions, having… Read More »

Spending Money for the Public Good: Yet another sign of excess?

On January 18th, the local government issued some vouchers to all permanent residents and locals in Taiwan. These vouchers amounted to NT$3600 (about US$107) for every man, woman and child on the island. For some families, it was quite a big windfall, but for most it isn’t. The money is in the form of a coupon or voucher… Read More »

How Much Cash Do You Carry? – Share

Jim at Bargaineering just asked how much people carry on their wallet… and it got me thinking. I typically don’t carry that much … really. At the beginning of the month, I usually withdraw a nominal NT$5000 (about US$165) to last me as long as I can. It covers coffee money, snacks and outside purchases, the occasional book… Read More »