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In 1922, the Greek government concocted an unusual scheme for dealing with a large deficit in the country’s budget. Largely caused by the expense of WWI, the deficit had soared exponentially, and the government could neither tax nor borrow itself … Continue reading
That which is for me through the medium of money—that for which I can pay (i.e., which money can buy)—that am I myself, the possessor of the money. The extent of the power of money is the extent of my … Continue reading
Samuel Sewell Greeley: Wage Map No. 1-4, Polk St. to Twelfth, Chicago (1895) (source) In 2019 dollars: $5.00 and less = $7,852 per year and less $5.00 to $10.00 = $7,852 to $15,704 per year $10.00 to $15.00 = $15,704 … Continue reading
Otis Kaye: Hidden Assets; the painting is undated, but I think the date on that $10 bill is 1960.
Money an introductory lecture This morning we shall spend a few minutes Upon the study of symbolism, which is basic To the nature of money. I show you this nickel. Icons and cryptograms are written all over The nickel: one … Continue reading
“This research provides the first evidence that money interferes with people’s ability to savor positive emotions and experiences. In a large sample of working adults, we found that wealthier individuals reported lower savoring ability. Indeed, the negative impact of money … Continue reading