Money and Finance

When the Haitian Diaspora is broke, it effects on the Haitian Economy

All the Money Transfer Options to Haiti: Western Union, CAM Transfer, and Unitransfer and more... Many Haitians living in Haiti are shocked when they realize there is less money transfers coming from the Diaspora than before. Some, if not most, in Haiti rely heavily on diaspora Haitians sending remittances back home. With less money coming in now to spend in a country where prices seem to be going up every time the US dollar sneezes, it means more problems. more »

Would you still work if you were 75 years old or older? More Americans are doing that and it is not because they're broke

At 76 years old, Haitian man Jeudy Jean Horel went back to high school When you're young you can't wait to grow up. Then you grow up now you can't wait to retire. Now you're retired and you want to go back to work. Isn't that funny? more »

The NGO Class - A new Social Class has emerged in Haiti, Read all about it

Haiti's NGO Class - Expatriates living like kings in Haiti on aid money Have you heard? Haiti has a new Social Class called the "NGO Class". It is group of expatriates comfortably living in Haiti making big money, big aid money, working for the more than 10,000 non-governmental organizations who are operating in the country. more »

Which bank offers a higher interest rate these days?

PHOTO: Haiti - SOGEBANK Hinche I was reading an article about saving money during financial crisis and one of the advice is to move my money to a bank that offers a higher interest rate. more »

75 Gourdes for One US Dollar, When did it Happen?

The Haitian Gourde vs The US Dollar In mid November, 2018, The US dollar skyrocketed in Haiti. As of November 16 2018, you needed 75 Haitian gourdes for one US dollar in Haiti. more »

Everyone is talking about a recession these days, how are you doing?

USA Money dollar bill We can't help but notice that Haitians in the Diaspora, especially in the United States, are feeling the pinch of what everyone clearly identifies as a recession. Money is scarce and the price of everything is going up. more »

Haiti airport employees will only be paid half their salary due to COVID-19 lockdown

Toussaint Louverture International Airport, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Due to major shutdowns and air traffic to a half, the Haitian Airport Authority (AAN) is cutting the salaries of airport employees by a half in order to keep the employees with an income. more »

Very soon you will need 100 Haitian good for one U.S. dollar

The Haitian Gourde vs The US Dollar The value of the Haitian currency is getting closer and closer to 100 gourdes for one US dollar. On Monday it was being exchanged at 95 gourdes for one US dollar. more »

If you spend money on things you don't need you're going to lose, Watch this video

If you spend money on things you don't need you're going to lose. If you buy those things to impress other people you have already lost. Watch this video. more »

What If you lost your job today, how long can you continue to maintain your current lifestyle?

If you lost your job today, how long would you be able to continue living every day paying all the bills while maintaining your current lifestyle? That, my friend, is how wealthy you are. more »