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Saving Not the Answer?

Journalist Grzegorz Siemiończyk in a recent article writes that the head of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) wants to boost the Polish economy by encouraging society to start saving more money. 168 more words

Economy

how NPS works for retirement

There seems to be some emotional attachment of Indian governments with the National Pension Scheme (NPS). They really want it to become a grand success, a messiah for the retired folks and may be portray it as India’s answer to USA’s IRA. 733 more words

Banking

Thomas Piketty In Jurassic Park (Lessons From "Capital in the Twenty-First Century")

Recently, I gave a speech on the economy and several people asked me about Thomas Piketty’s book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century.” It is the book that… 455 more words

Adventures of The Bank Teller – first month

Having survived the first day, I tried to settle in at my new home. On the second day, I spent my time in a side cubicle, doing training on the computer. 1,341 more words

Banking

The phoney war on standard variable rate mortgages

There has been a lot of political bluster around the issue of standard variable rate mortgages over the last day or so. It’s become the cause célèbre for some politicians. 300 more words

Banking

Thinking Aloud: "A Most Wanted Man"

Apr. 1, 2015 by Darius

I recently saw A Most Wanted Man.  It was an entertaining movie and took a more nuanced view of the world, and especially of the War on Terror, than most Hollywood products. 205 more words

Thinking Aloud