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  • Startup sees business in bitcoin, seeking to promote local uptake of digital currency

    Startup sees business in bitcoin, seeking to promote local uptake of digital currency
    First came the switch off of the gold standard. Then checkbooks and credit cards started the shift away from cash — but to bitcoin advocates, not far enough. As the anonymous digital currency gains favor with retailers such as Overstock.com and is...
  • CoinMill.com's wallet-sized currency conversion table very useful

    I find the wallet-sized currency conversion table from CoinMill.com very useful. I print the page (just Page 1 of six), cut out the table and keep it in my wallet while I'm traveling. Conversion table, http://www.coinmill.com Daniel Fink Beverly...
  • Heirs fail to inform lender of mother's death

    Dear Liz: My mother passed away unexpectedly in late 2008. She had a mortgage, and the house was under her name only. She didn't leave a will. My family is still paying the loan, and the company does not know my mother passed away. We don't have a lot...
  • Dish Paid in Bitcoin by Filmmakers to Promote Documentary About Bitcoin

    Is the fact that you are a business accepting payment in a crypto-currency of uncertain origin, with a highly volatile exchange rate, something to brag about? Dish Network seems to think so, and it's in league with its first -- and, at this point, only...
  • Ritz, Oreo maker Mondelez sees sales growing slower than rivals

    Ritz, Oreo maker Mondelez sees sales growing slower than rivals
    Mondelez International Inc. now expects its 2014 sales to grow at a slower rate than the global snack industry, as the company holds firm on raising prices, even though some rivals have not followed its lead and the higher prices have lead to weaker sales...
  • Advice on tipping while traveling abroad

    Advice on tipping while traveling abroad
    Question: How do I tip the people who take me by wheelchair for airline departures? Does the amount differ if it's a tiny, easy airport like Long Beach; medium to normal like SFO; or long, complicated and very hard like Dulles? I'd appreciate advice....
  • Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues

    Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues
    CARACAS, Venezuela--An elderly Caracas woman recently called a travel agency to buy an airline ticket to Argentina because of a family medical emergency. She was told that no seat on any plane leaving Venezuela was available at any price on any airline...
  • Government-ordered price cuts spawn desperation shopping in Venezuela

    Government-ordered price cuts spawn desperation shopping in Venezuela
    CARACAS, Venezuela — The appliance salesman nervously eyed the chaotic scene outside his door. An unruly line of shoving and jostling shoppers was waiting to enter the store in a Caracas shopping district, where prices had been cut in half —...
  • Canada is penny-less, and the U.S. should be too

    Canada is penny-less, and the U.S. should be too
    A famous American, Benjamin Franklin, is credited with coining the phrase “A penny saved is a penny earned.” And though no one famous is taking credit for it, in Canada, they’ve turned that around: “A penny destroyed is money in...
  • Ending currency manipulation could add millions of jobs, report says

    The United States could create 5.8 million jobs if it moved to end global currency manipulation, according to a report by the Economic Policy Institute. The group, a Washington think tank supported by organized labor, said that manipulation of...
  • Staying safe in Mexico

    Staying safe in Mexico
    As a frequent traveler to Mexico, I'm often asked about the safety issues due to the amount of violence and dramatic imagery shown in U.S. news. The truth is that anywhere you travel, anything can happen. But being educated about where the risks lie in...