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

Money Patched Up Piggy Bank 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 »

How can you save money when what you earn is not even enough for your daily expenses?

Haiti Currency - 500 Haitian Gourdes So you think saving money is impossible because the money you earn is not even enough for your daily expenses. There is one important question you have to ask yourself first though before you tell yourself this big lie. more »

Haitian-Americans, do you plan to spend your retirement days in the United States or in Haiti?

Alcima Fenelus - One of the Oldest Women in the World, Lives in Haiti An article released earlier this month on Investopedia spoke about the advantages and disadvantages of retiring in the United States vs. retiring abroad. For Haitian-Americans who are thinking aproaching retirement, this is definitely a topic worth talking about. more »

Haiti Money - What Can You do with $25.00 US in Haiti These Days? Read This...

Currency: Haitian Gourde, US Dollar, Domincan Peso What can you do with $25.00 US in Haiti these days? A hell of a lot more than you can do with it if you live in the United States of America... more »

In Haiti, Saying NO means you are Cheap - Have you added NO to your Vocabulary Yet?

PHOTO: Haitian Money - Haitian Currency - One Gourde Saying NO is a big "No No" in the Haitian community... So big that to say NO to a Haitian person is to "Fè li Malonèt..." (to insult him.) When it comes to money matters, "NO" is the most difficult answer for a Haitian brother or sister to give. Many Haitians, especially in the diaspora, are so uncomfortable to say NO that they give away all their life savings because they have a long list of family members and friends back home with financial needs.... To say NO almost feels inhuman... How does a person like that save money? more »

Teach Your Haitian Kids About Money

When I was growing up in Hinche, Haiti, 10 cents (2 US pennies) was a lot of money. more »

Teach your kids the mysteries of money

Helping your child learn the right stuff ## respect for money and the links between work and money and saving ## could be one of the best things you can do for them. more »