money http://wamc.org en "The Real Crash" By Peter Schiff http://wamc.org/post/real-crash-peter-schiff <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In <em>The Real Crash</em>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author Peter D. Schiff argues that America is enjoying a government-inflated bubble, one that reality will explode with disastrous consequences for the economy and for each of us.</p><p>Schiff demonstrates how the infusion of billions of dollars of stimulus money has only dug a deeper hole: the United States government simply spends too much and does not collect enough money to pay its debts, and in the end, Americans from all walks of life will face a crushing consequence.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 95289 at http://wamc.org "The Real Crash" By Peter Schiff NY Proposes Regulations For Virtual Currency http://wamc.org/post/ny-proposes-regulations-virtual-currency <p>New York regulators have proposed establishing a framework for commerce in virtual currency that would apply to firms involved in receiving, transmitting and storing it, as well as retail conversions.&nbsp; The proposal by the Department of Financial Services would establish a so-called "BitLicense."</p><p>Merchants and consumers who use the virtual currency Bitcoin and others solely to buy and sell goods and services wouldn't need a license. However, those buying and selling virtual currency as a business would.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:45:56 +0000 Dave Lucas 95123 at http://wamc.org NY Proposes Regulations For Virtual Currency "Money: The Unauthorized Biography" By Felix Martin http://wamc.org/post/money-unauthorized-biography-felix-martin <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind’s greatest inventions.</p><p>What is money, and how does it work? In <em>Money: The Unauthorized Biography</em>, <a href="http://www.felixmartin.org/">Felix Martin</a> challenges nothing less than our conventional understanding of money.</p><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 89172 at http://wamc.org "Money: The Unauthorized Biography" By Felix Martin “The Cold Hard Truth On Men, Women, And Money” By Kevin O'Leary http://wamc.org/post/cold-hard-truth-men-women-and-money-kevin-oleary <p></p><p>As a lead shark on ABC&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="http://www.abc.go.com/shows/shark-tank"><em>Shark Tank</em></a>,<a href="http://www.kevinoleary.com"> Kevin O&rsquo;Leary&rsquo;s </a>success with money management and in busi&shy;ness is legendary.</p><p>We&rsquo;ll welcome him to the show and talk to him about his latest book, <em>The Cold Hard Truth On Men, Women, and Money: 50 Common Money Mistakes and How to Fix Them</em>.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 75669 at http://wamc.org “The Cold Hard Truth On Men, Women, And Money” By Kevin O'Leary SRI Poll: NY Consumer Confidence Down http://wamc.org/post/sri-poll-ny-consumer-confidence-down <p></p><p>Consumer Confidence rose nationally in July, but fell in New York - Numbers from a new Siena College Research institute poll show July was a disappointing month for consumer confidence with weak retail sales while economists forecast slow growth.&nbsp;</p><p>Forty-nine percent of state residents say that both gasoline and food prices are having either a somewhat or very serious impact on their finances.</p><p><a href="http://www.siena.edu/uploadedfiles/home/parents_and_community/community_page/sri/nys_cc/ICSRelease0713_final.pdf">Here is the poll in PDF format</a>.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:10:12 +0000 Dave Lucas 70944 at http://wamc.org SRI Poll: NY Consumer Confidence Down "When Someone Dies: The Practical Guide to the Logistics of Death" by Scott Taylor Smith http://wamc.org/post/when-someone-dies-practical-guide-logistics-death-scott-taylor-smith <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Scott Taylor Smith, a venture capitalist and lawyer, had plentiful resources, and yet after his mother died, he made a series of agonizing and costly mistakes in squaring away her affairs. He could find countless books that dealt with caring for the dying and the emotional fallout of death, but very few that dealt with the logistics.In the aftermath of his mother’s death, Smith decided to write the book he wished he’d had.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:44:20 +0000 Joe Donahue 62562 at http://wamc.org "When Someone Dies: The Practical Guide to the Logistics of Death" by Scott Taylor Smith "Saved: How I Quit Worrying About Money and Became the Richest Guy in the World" by Ben Hewitt http://wamc.org/post/saved-how-i-quit-worrying-about-money-and-became-richest-guy-world-ben-hewitt <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Author Ben Hewitt’s new book is: <em>Saved: How I Quit Worrying About Money and Became the Richest Guy in the World</em>. When Hewitt met Erik Gillard, he was amazed.</p><p>Here was a real-life rebel living happily in small-town Vermont on less than $10,000 per year. Gillard’s no bum. He has a job, a girlfriend, good friends, and strong ties to the community.</p><p>But how he lives his life–and why–launches Hewitt on a quest to understand the true role of money. Hewitt will be speaking at the Curiosity Forum tomorrow night at <a href="http://www.battenkillbooks.com">Battenkill Books</a> in Cambridge, New York.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 67398 at http://wamc.org "Saved: How I Quit Worrying About Money and Became the Richest Guy in the World" by Ben Hewitt The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family http://wamc.org/post/richer-sex-how-new-majority-female-breadwinners-transforming-sex-love-and-family <p>Liza Mundy joins us to talk about her book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1439197717/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1439197717"><em>The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family</em></a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1439197717" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1">.</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 36305 at http://wamc.org "After The Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead" by Alan Blinder http://wamc.org/post/after-music-stopped-financial-crisis-response-and-work-ahead-alan-blinder <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Alan Blinder is an esteemed Princeton professor, Wall Street Journal columnist, and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. He has written a major new book on this nation’s most recent financial crisis.</p><p><em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1594205302/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1594205302&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1594205302" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em> is a comprehensive and coherent narrative of how the worst economic crisis in postwar American history happened, what the government did to fight it, and what we can do from here—mired as we still are in its wreckage.</p><p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 56667 at http://wamc.org "After The Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead" by Alan Blinder The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place http://wamc.org/post/wealth-cure-putting-money-its-place <p>CSI NY star, Hill Harper, looks to guide us through tough times and offers advice for reaping the rewards of a truly happy life. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 47314 at http://wamc.org The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place