Money

72 Gourdes for 1 U.S. Dollar in Haiti, record low for the Haitian currency compared to the Dollar

The Haitian currency has hit a record low compared the U.S. Dollar these days... As of Saturday, Oct 13 2018, you need 72.50 gourdes for one U.S. dollar in Hinche, Haiti.

Haiti Money: The government is slowly going back on decision prohibiting circulation of other currencies in the country

Back in March 2018 the Haitian government made the decision that all commercial transactions across the country were to be made exclusively in gourdes, the Haitian currency, buying or selling. But today, the government is curbing that decision a little bit.

Haiti Currency Exchange: You now need 7,025 Haitian Gourdes for $100 US

Nowadays, if you have 100 dollars US in Haiti, you will receive 7,025 Haitian Gourdes in exchange. Some people say it will go up even higher in the days to come.

Back to school in Haiti is really tough this year. Parents have no money!

There are many parents in Haiti you wouldn't expect that cannot send their children to school this year. It is a very tough situation for many.

80 percent of all U.S. dollars exchanged in Hinche Haiti goes to the Dominican Republic

Can you believe this? Most of the US Dollars coming into Haiti are leaving the country through the Dominican Republic. 80% of all U.S. dollars exchanged in the city of Hinche Haiti goes to the Dominican Republic. I just heard this most shocking news from someone who is in the business of exchanging currency in the Centre Department of Haiti.

Haitian dishwashers win $2.5 million lawsuit against South Beach hotel for discrimination

Imagine that, being called a slave at work by your boss in the 21st century in America, forbidden to speak Creole while Hispanic workers are speaking Spanish right in front of you. Doing the all the dirty jobs that others others are exempt from.

Did you know : Buying Premium Gasoline instead of Regular is a waste of money!

I just found out, premium gas does nothing for your car except cost you more money! I just read on the Federal Trade Commission's web site that buying premium gasoline instead of regular is a big waste of money! Read this...

Haitian Music Awards ceremonies are multiplying : An uncontrollable phenomenon

There are so many Haitian music award these days that the Haitian music artists are not taking them seriously... It's as if everyone says to themselves, "Ban m fé yon Haitian Music Awards tou." Read this article by Jean Robert Noel.

Haiti Money - From now on the Haitian Gourde will be the only currency in the country, Government orders...

Read this... From now on in Haiti, all commercial transactions across the country will be made in Haitian Gourdes. This is according to a presidential decree dated March 1, 2018 following a conseil des ministres.

Haitian-Americans, are you saving money for College or for your Retirement? Read this...

I know many Haitian-Americans who will not agree with this statement but... No matter your net worth, you should never put college savings ahead of retirement... Why? Keep reading...