economics

Looking Ahead to 2016: Don't Confuse Debt with Wealth
  • Looking Ahead to 2016: Don't Confuse Debt with Wealth

Looking Ahead to 2016: Don’t Confuse Debt with Wealth

By |January 8th, 2016|

If you don’t have a magical crystal ball to see the future, then a good history book will do the job. Understanding the past offers a full color panorama to the dangers and opportunities facing you in 2016.

Unpayable debt is becoming the Big Story of the 21st Century across the globe. Life-altering disruptions will […]

Green Construction: Changing the Economic Landscape
  • Green Construction: Changing the Economic Landscape

Green Construction: Changing the Economic Landscape

By |March 5th, 2015|

Construction is a fundamental step in housing the ever-expanding human population. It’s also a step with a sometimes destructive reliance on the environment: as urbanisation increases, so does our dependence on natural resources.

2007 marked the first time in history when there were more of us living in towns and cities rather than rural areas. […]

How Scarcity Turns Rational Economic Thinking on Its Head
  • How Scarcity Turns Rational Economic Thinking on Its Head

How Scarcity Turns Rational Economic Thinking on Its Head

By |July 10th, 2014|

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

A poor family on welfare, a busy professional who keeps missing deadlines and a loner who struggles to make friends may share nothing in common at first glance. A closer look, however, […]

It’s Not Snake-Oil, It’s Common Sense
  • It’s Not Snake-Oil, It’s Common Sense

It’s Not Snake-Oil, It’s Common Sense

By |March 12th, 2013|

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me.

Have you noticed lately that the classical personal finance advice that you’ve come to know and rely on — create an emergency fund, spend less than you earn, invest in the market, […]