Archive for the ‘inflation’ Tag

Get Rich By Giving Up Lattes? Not So Fast   Leave a comment

US Barista Championship Held During Coffee Industry Expo In BostonLink: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/your-money/get-rich-giving-lattes-not-so-fast

Summary: There’s a theory in the personal finance industry known as the Latte Factor, which says give up the coffee drink and invest the money instead, and you’ll have enough to retire on. However, that theory doesn’t factor into the equation inflation and taxes, and is now being proven wrong.

Original Air Date: October 10, 2014

Length: 2 minutes 19 seconds

How Four Drinking Buddies Saved Brazil   Leave a comment

Link: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2010/10/01/130267274/the-friday-podcast-how-four-drinking-buddies-saved-brazil

Summary: Presentation of the origins of the introduction of the Brazilian Real in 1994.

Original air date: October 1, 2010

Length: 29:56

Main story content begins: 3: 27