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Book Summary: Think and Grow Rich – The Landmark Bestseller Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

A great number of us wish for wealth and financial independence – but wishing alone isn’t going to help us achieve our goals. If we want to get rich and realize our dreams, we need to recognize a burning desire within us. For instance, even after more than 10,000 failed experiments, Thomas Edison could not …

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Book Summary: Cloudmoney – Cash, Cards, Crypto, and the War for Our Wallets

Cloudmoney (2022) provides an overview of our present payment landscape. As it turns out, the age-old question of “cash or card” is not as simple as it seems. Underneath the push toward cashless is a murky world of powerful interests trying to extract profit and data from people’s purchases. And the disappearance of cash has …

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Book Summary: Narrative Economics – How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events

Narrative Economics (2019) describes how popular narratives influence the way economies behave. From Bitcoin’s sudden rise to stock-market crashes, Narrative Economics looks beyond the statistics to the collective human stories that drive these events.

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Book Summary: Inflation Matters – Inflationary Wave Theory, Its Impact on Inflation Past and Present … and the Deflation Yet to Come

Inflation Matters (2015) takes what’s often presented as a dense and complicated –⁠ not to mention boring –⁠ subject and turns it into something anyone can understand. Using simple, clear explanations, it presents the reasons why inflation exists, what and who perpetuates it, and how it impacts both the economy and society as a whole. …

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Review: Theory of Economic Development (Social Science Classics Series)

Groundbreaking economist Joseph A. Schumpeter (1883–1950) gained fame for his theory of “creative destruction,” which posits the economic obliteration of the old to make way for the entrepreneurial new. While this 1934 masterwork only alludes to that famous idea, it does introduce the concept of profit as “surplus value” and regards entrepreneurs as heroes in …

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Book Summary: Just Keep Buying – Proven ways to save money and build your wealth

Just Keep Buying (2022) is a no-nonsense guide to personal finance that delights in busting myths and dispelling old clichés. Tackling all-important questions like saving and investing, it digs into the psychology behind money and provides a realistic guide to making sound financial decisions. If there was just one factor you could use to guide …

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E-commerce apps ad spending drops

Looks like budget cuts have reached the e-commerce SaaS industry… According to a new AppsFlyer report, ad spend for e-commerce apps went down by more than 50% globally compared to last year. $6.1B spent by eCommerce app marketers on user acquisition worldwide from July 2021 to July 2022. However, this represented a significant 50% drop …

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