Cardano / ADA cryptocurrency

Focuses on scientific research and peer-reviewed development, aiming to achieve scalability, sustainability, and interoperability through a layered blockchain approach, which sets it apart from other cryptocurrencies --

Trump: The Art of the Deal

"his professional and personal worldview in this classic work—a firsthand account of the rise of America's foremost deal maker" -- amazon

XRP cryptocurrency

Unlike bitcoin and other mined cryptocurrencies, where new coins enter the market in the form of block rewards, XRP enters circulation whenever Ripple decides to sell coins from its pre-mined stash on the secondary market --

rainy day fund

"A rainy day fund is money that’s set aside for unexpected and lower-cost expenses, like home maintenance or parking tickets" --

a catch-22 situation

a paradoxical situation from which an individual cannot escape because of contradictory rules or limitations -- wikipedia

hiring someone who is irregularly staying in the country

Request: Is this integrous? Does it depend on the person, on the country? On the employer?

Trade Republic (stock broker)

a German online broker in Berlin. Shares, derivatives and cryptocurrencies can be traded on a mobile app -- wikipedia

fractional-reserve banking

banks that take deposits from the public are required to hold a proportion of their deposit liabilities in liquid assets as a reserve, and are at liberty to lend the remainder to borrowers -- wikipedia

Dave Ramsey

American radio personality who offers financial advice... Ramsey has written several books, including The New York Times bestseller The Total Money Makeover, and hosted a television show on Fox Business from 2007 to 2010 --wikipedia

ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance)

a non-financial factor that investors use to identify material risks and growth opportunities in companies. It is a stakeholder-centric approach to doing business that considers the needs and ways in which to generate value for all organizational stakeholders -- wikipedia

stakeholder capitalism

A system in which corporate purpose is based on a fundamental commitment to all stakeholders — customers, employees, partners, communities, the planet, and society — rather than just shareholders --

Larry Fink (billionaire)

Fink co-founded BlackRock with seven partners in 1988... In his annual 2022 letter to CEOs, Fink discusses how effective stakeholder capitalism creates and sustains value for shareholders -- braveAI

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

You’ll learn the six universal principles of influence and how to use them to become a skilled persuader—and, just as importantly, how to defend yourself against dishonest influence attempts -- amazon

working remotely vs. in person, on-site

Workers... report feeling more connected to their co-workers in person and improved communication. The study also found that most employees, both working remotely and on-site, believe managers "prefer" those working in person over those working remotely --

Nexo (crypto exchange)

request: offers interest rates on fiat and cryptocurrency that might seem almost too good to be true. I wonder what is the AD calibration of this platform?