Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

  • saving for a rainy day

    Behavioral Economics: Your Language Might Influence Your Savings

    Sep 22, 13 • 1186 Views • No Comments

    While in English we say, “It will rain tomorrow,” someone speaking in German states, “It rains tomorrow.” According to UCLA economist Keith Chen, because their language makes the future feel closer, Germans deal with it more...  [read more]

  • Cypriot Euro

    The Eurozone: A “Cypriout?”

    Jul 12, 13 • 546 Views • No Comments

    First people were concerned about a Grexit and now it’s the Cypriout. A German euro, a Greek euro, indeed all euros are supposed to be the same money. Traveling across the eurozone, in any of the 17 countries with the euro as its currency, people should...  [read more]

  • Small Dogs Like Pomeranians are Typical in Brazil

    Pooches and Prosperity

    Nov 16, 12 • 440 Views • 1 Comment

    Chloe and Gus, my daughter’s miniature Pomeranians, consume organic dog food and use wee-wee pads, they visit the vet, the groomer, and enjoy their treats and toys. Because of Chloe and Gus, my cats, and the dogs in 1 out of every 4 households in the US, we...  [read more]

  • euro zone map

    A New Greek (Economic) Fuel: Olive Oil

    Oct 26, 12 • 1829 Views • No Comments

    The Greek government needs its newest bailout infusion. But in return, austerity would include (among many other requirements) cutting certain civil servants’ salaries by as much as 35%, raising the retirement age again but this time to 67, and...  [read more]

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    Luxembourg Yogurt?

    Oct 13, 12 • 282 Views • No Comments

    For this Greece update, some past and current information… Soon after the euro was launched on January 1, 2002, a €76,000 bank heist near Athens became the first major euro robbery. Near Athens also, with the new currency launch, it took 3 staff...  [read more]