eCommerce Trends: What’s in Your eWallet?

A Brief History of Money and Credit From earliest times a variety of objects have been used as mediums of exchange... everything from beads and shells to precious metals like gold and silver. In order to fund the American Revolution Congress … [Read more...]

Edgar Allen Poe vs. The FED

Quoth the Maven, “Evermore” By Grant Williams On January 29, 1845, the New York Evening Mirror published a poem that would go on to be one of the most celebrated narrative poems ever penned. It depicted a tragic romantic's desperate descent … [Read more...]

Trends: Credit in the E.U. and the U.S.

Credit in the EU is contracting, with credit growth peaking at 11.5% in 2008, halving by 2010, falling to zero in 2011, rising back to 4% in 2012 and then falling below zero in 2013. This is the rate of growth so we can see that at zero new loans … [Read more...]

What Happened with the U.S. Ratings Downgrade Problem?

Was the U.S. Ratings Downgrade from AAA to AA in 2011 a Problem? Before Standard & Poor's cut the United States' credit rating last summer, few economists or politicians believed that the United States could ever lose its gold-standard AAA … [Read more...]

Choosing the Best Credit Card  

Best Credit Card- There are a lot of different credit cards, with a variety of different benefits. Of course there is no one size fits all, as everyone has unique needs for their credit cards. Not only for personal use but also for business … [Read more...]