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Five Best Desktop Personal Finance Tools [Hive Five]
There's an entire cottage industry of apps and services designed to make it easier for you to manage your money. Some of them connect directly with your bank to make tracking spending easy, others focus on giving you a budget to follow and leaving you alone. Here's a look at the top five. More »
Hive_Five  apps  Feature  Finance  Management  Money  Personal_Finance  Tools  Top  Webapps  from google
august 2011 by katieday
Giving One Percent
"Giving One Percent supports Australians giving their fair share to life-saving work with the world's poor. Everyone can give. We help you decide how much to give, who to help, and how. Take a look at our information, tools, links and support to help you make the simple decision to be part of the solution in your lifetime.
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global_concerns  service  charities  finance 
june 2011 by katieday
Frank Chimero - Whiteboard Accounting
simple system of keeping track of how you're doing in terms of actual income/needed income... good idea for free-lancers....
finance  productivity  whiteboard  lifeskills 
january 2011 by katieday
The Sketchpad: Personal Finance on a Napkin - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com
"In a continuing series of back-of-the-napkin drawings and posts on the Bucks blog Carl Richards, a financial planner, has been explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams. Here we bring them to you all in one place for easier browsi
visualizations  money  finance  imported_from_delicious 
november 2010 by katieday
The Stock Market Game™ - Home
"The SIFMA Foundations's Stock Market Game™ (SMG) gives students the chance to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in an on-line portfolio. They think they're playing a game. You know they're learning economic and financial concepts they'll use for the rest of
gaming  games  finance  teaching  imported_from_delicious 
october 2010 by katieday
Untitled (http://www.vanityfair.com/business/features/2010/04/wall-street-excerpt-201004?printable=true)
fascinating excerpt from new Michael Lewis book -- the mortgage meltdown from the viewpoint of an unusual player
michael_lewis  finance  crisis  aspergers  imported_from_delicious  from twitter
march 2010 by katieday
Free Accounting Software | GnuCash
<< GnuCash is personal and small-business financial-accounting software, freely licensed under the GNU GPL and available for GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.

Designed to be easy to use, yet powerful and flexible, GnuCash allows yo
tools  free  finance  money  imported_from_delicious 
february 2010 by katieday
100 Best Jobs in Singapore (2009) | Salary.sg - Your Salary in Singapore
<< This is the 2009 edition of my annual list(s) of the best 100 jobs in terms of pay (see last year’s edition). The lists are compiled based on data from the MOM Report on Wages in Singapore 2008. As with previous years, the numbers reported in the MOM
singapore  jobs  finance  salaries  imported_from_delicious 
january 2010 by katieday
Stock Markets in Plain English - Common Craft - Our Product is Explanation
another basic explanation video from the Common Craft Show -- perfect for explaining the stock market to students
finance  economics  videos  commoncraft_shows  money  imported_from_delicious 
september 2009 by katieday
The Universities in Trouble - The New York Review of Books
An article by Andrew Delbanco from The New York Review of Books, May 14, 2009
universities  economic_crisis  education  finance  imported_from_delicious 
may 2009 by katieday
The Big Takeover : Rolling Stone
Article on the financial crisis -- goes into great detail of the key players and their key mistakes -- AIG, the regulatory agencies -- but overall bent is that the oligopoly that got us into this crisis have managed to come out with their money intact --
finance  crisis  economics  2009  conspiracy_theories  imported_from_delicious 
april 2009 by katieday
Our Epistemological Depression — The American, A Magazine of Ideas
Major recessions are characterized by something novel. Opacity and pseudo-objectivity created the crisis today. (by Jerry Z. Muller) (Jan 29, 2009)
psychology  history  economics  finance  crisis  imported_from_delicious 
april 2009 by katieday
Op-Ed Columinst - Greed and Stupidity - NYTimes.com
David Brooks on explanations of the financial crisis.
finance  crisis  economics  theories 
april 2009 by katieday
The Quiet Coup - The Atlantic (May 2009) -- by Simon Johnson
Analysis of the economic crisis by a well-regarded professor who used to work at the IMF... It's all too familiar to him.... <
finance  crisis  economics  analysis  2009  imported_from_delicious 
march 2009 by katieday
Singapore in Deep Recession: Time for expatriates in Singapore to plan their exit --- The Star Online (Malaysia) Blog Jan 04, 2009
Bitter accusations about Singapore in a Malaysian newspaper blog..... << The truth is that Singapore is nothing more than a puppet to the "masters of the world", run as a dictatorship by a single family and their cronies.

What is the evidence?

Well, t
singapore  malaysia  crisis  finance  asia  recession  expatriates  imported_from_delicious 
january 2009 by katieday
Finance Ideas 4u: Understanding The Financial Crisis--For Kids and Grownups
A cartoon video explaining the financial crisis -- theoretically for kids... showing two teeter-totters (balances) and how investment banks and depository banks became connected -- and out of balance.
banking  finance  crisis  videos  explanations  economics  kids  imported_from_delicious 
december 2008 by katieday
The End of Wall Street's Boom - Michael Lewis - Portfolio.com
The era that defined Wall Street is finally, officially over. Michael Lewis, who chronicled its excess in Liar’s Poker, returns to his old haunt to figure out what went wrong.
finance  history  politics  crisis  economics  banking  business  michael_lewis  imported_from_delicious 
november 2008 by katieday
Great kids' books about financial ruin. - By Erica S. Perl - Slate Magazine
Mom, What's a Credit Default Swap? Books to read your children during a financial crisis. -- a 10-page slideshow of books set in hard economic times (e.g., Little House on the Prairie, Great Depression tales) and the Ramona books when her father is unempl
crisis  finance  childrens_lit  slideshow  books  great_depression  economics  imported_from_delicious 
october 2008 by katieday
NPR: Planet Money
a National Public Radio blog devoted to explaining the financial crisis -- its podcasts are particularly good.... highly recommended...
finance  economics  podcasts  audio  NPR  radio  crisis  2008  USA  imported_from_delicious 
october 2008 by katieday
The party's over for Iceland, the island that tried to buy the world | World news | The Observer
"Almost overnight, its population became the wealthiest on Earth. Tracy McVeigh in Reykjavik finds that the credit crunch is making the cash disappear..."
iceland  finance  economics  crisis  money  imported_from_delicious 
october 2008 by katieday
Reversal of Fortune: Politics & Power: Joseph E. Stiglitz in vanityfair.com / Nov 2008
Reversal of Fortune
"Describing how ideology, special-interest pressure, populist politics, and sheer incompetence have left the U.S. economy on life support, the author puts forth a clear, commonsense plan to reverse the Bush-era follies and regain Ameri
USA  politics  economics  finance  crisis  imported_from_delicious 
october 2008 by katieday
John Gray: A shattering moment in America's fall from power | Comment is free | The Observer
"The global financial crisis will see the US falter in the same way the Soviet Union did when the Berlin Wall came down. The era of American dominance is over.... Having created the conditions that produced history's biggest bubble, America's political le
USA  history  economics  politics  crisis  power  culture  finance  imported_from_delicious 
october 2008 by katieday
Edge: THE FOURTH QUADRANT: A MAP OF THE LIMITS OF STATISTICS By Nassim Nicholas Taleb
From the author of "The Black Swan": "Statistical and applied probabilistic knowledge is the core of knowledge; statistics is what tells you if something is true, false, or merely anecdotal; it is the "logic of science"; it is the instrument of risk-taki
statistics  probability  banking  crisis  finance  mathematics  research  economics  essays  edge  imported_from_delicious 
september 2008 by katieday
I.O.U.S.A. -- One Nation, Under Stress, In Debt. (documentary film)
A Sundance 2008 selection. Documentary on the financial situation/history of the USA by the director/producer team that did "Wordplay" (the documentary on crossword puzzles). Released in August 2008 -- before the real meltdown.
documentaries  finance  economics  USA  history  imported_from_delicious 
september 2008 by katieday
A New Bank to Save Our Infrastructure - By Everett Ehrlich, Felix G. Rohatyn -- The New York Review of Books, October 9, 2008
"The central idea of the CSIS commission proposal is to establish a National Infrastructure Bank, an institution that would be similar to the World Bank, a private investment bank, or any other entity that evaluates project proposals and assembles a portf
infrastructure  USA  banking  finance  economics  imported_from_delicious 
september 2008 by katieday
Roger Cohen column - The King Is Dead - Editorial - NYTimes.com
"When I taught a journalism course at Princeton a couple of years ago, I was captivated by the bright, curious minds in my class. But when I asked students what they wanted to do, the overwhelming answer was: “Oh, I guess I’ll end up in i-banking.”

It wa
finance  careers  future  university  economics  banking  crisis  wall_street  students  imported_from_delicious 
september 2008 by katieday
BudgetTracker, Inc. A free online budgeting and money mangement service.
BudgetTracker, Inc. is a financial money management site which allows users to access their data from any internet connection via a Personal Computer or Cellular Phone.
finance  software  tools  budget  imported_from_delicious 
august 2008 by katieday
Is It Better to Buy or Rent? - NYTimes.com
Interactive calculator of whether it's better to buy or rent a house, given certain parameters
economics  finance  calculator  housing  budget  real_estate  imported_from_delicious 
may 2008 by katieday
Jump$tart Coalition -- for personal financial literacy
Financial Smarts for Students -- program, lesson plans, etc. for teaching students financial literacy
education  finance  literacies  money  teaching  curriculum  lesson_ideas  economics  imported_from_delicious 
april 2008 by katieday
Aflatoun: Child Savings International - “Separate fiction from fact. Explore, think, investigate and act!”
Aflatoun equips children with the knowledge and skills to become economically self-reliant citizens and empowers them to break the cycle of poverty through Child Social and Financial Education (CSFE).
finance  literacies  money  economics  teaching  children  Gr4goods&services  imported_from_delicious 
april 2008 by katieday
FreeLunch.com | About FreeLunch.com & Moody's Economy.com
Freelunch.com is a free service provided by Moody's Economy.com, a leading independent provider of economic, financial, country, and industry research that helps businesses, governments, and professional investors worldwide meet their diverse planning and
research  finance  money  economics  search_engine  imported_from_delicious 
february 2008 by katieday
FT.com / Comment & analysis / Comment - The worst market crisis in 60 years
The worst market crisis in 60 years By George Soros Published: January 22 2008 19:57 | Last updated: January 22 2008 19:57
economics  finance  future  money  news  imported_from_delicious 
january 2008 by katieday
2 Young Hedge-Fund Veterans Stir Up the World of Philanthropy - New York Times
"Mr. Karnofsky and Mr. Hassenfeld, both 26, are the founders and sole employees of GiveWell, which studies charities in particular fields and ranks them on their effectiveness."
charity  business  finance  research  global_issues  imported_from_delicious 
december 2007 by katieday
GiveWell: real change for your dollar
a non-profit that analyzes charities as to how effective they are for the money they receive
charity  business  finance  research  global_issues  imported_from_delicious 
december 2007 by katieday
StreetSage -- stock market game
StreetSage, the first teaching tool to
accurately illustrate the virtues of long-term investing
using a 25-year stock market game
gaming  teens  finance  imported_from_delicious 
june 2006 by katieday

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