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Haitian MONEY Talk - Increase the value of the GOURDE, Its immediate impact on the Haitian economy

PHOTO: Haitian Money - Haitian Currency - One Gourde A group of Haitian professors and businessmen sat on a round table recently discussing the most immediate way to positively impact the Haitian economy today. One of them said: "If the value of the Haitian currency (gourde) were to increase slightly compared to the US dollar, this would be an immediate relief to parents across the country." more »

Economics - In Haiti, The Flow Of Income is NOT Circular, That's why we are so POOR, Details...

PHOTO: The Haitian Economic System, Flow of Income is FLAT, NOT Circular I was watching a video called "Circular Flow of Income - How the different components of an economy interact" and it made me realize why Haiti is so POOR as a country... Plain and simple, The Haitian flow of income is FLAT, it is NOT Circular... Our economy does NOT grow, it flows out to other countries.. more »

Haiti Money - Martelly blames Former Haitian Leaders for Depreciation of the Gourde to the US Dollar

PHOTO: Haitian Money - Haitian Currency - One Gourde Haiti Money Update -- If the Haitian Gourde has lost so much value to the U.S. Dollar, it is because of past mistakes of former Haitian Leaders, President Michel Martelly said on the election trail... more »

Haiti Money - 50.5 Haitian Gourdes Now NEEDED for 1 US Dollar...

PHOTO: Haitian Money - Haitian Currency - One Gourde Have you heard? The US Dollar rises above 50 gourdes in Haiti. The Haitian Gourde is loosing more and more value... Nowadays need 50.5 Haitian Gourdes to buy one US dollar in Haiti... It's 50.1 gourdes to sell 1 US dollar... more »

Haiti received 1.9 Billion Dollars from the Diaspora in 2014

USA Money dollar bill Can you believe this? Haitians in the diaspora sent a whopping 1.9 BILLION dollars in money transfers to their family and friends living in Haiti in the year 2014... That's not counting money sent in the pockets of Haitians traveling back to Haiti... more »

Haitien an mande-m 50 goud, mwen gen problem 500 dola, kob mwen pa kont, kisa pou-m fe?

Money Patched Up Piggy Bank Banm poze-w yon keksyon: Si yon moun vini kote-w li mande-w pou w fè-l kado 50 goud pandan ke ou menm, ou genyen problem 500 dola americain pa-w ke wap jere epi kob ou pa kont, eske w-ap bay li??? Eske ou mechan, eske ou malonèt si ou di NON??? more »

Haiti Money - 50 Gourdes for 1 US Dollar, Coming soon...

Currency: Haitian Gourde, US Dollar, Domincan Peso One upon a time, you needed 5 Haitian gourdes for 1 U.S. dollar... Not anymore... Nowadays, the exchange rate for one U.S. Dollar is 48.74 gourdes. If you want to buy this hard to find green back, you need 49 Haitian gourdes. Soon you may need 50 gourdes. more »

Haiti Ekonomi - Anpil moun ap plenyen LAJAN pa SIKILE nan peyi a...

PHOTO: Haitian Money - Haitian Currency - One Gourde Genyen anpil Haitien nan peyi d'Haiti ki ap plenyen LAJAN pa SIKILE nan peyi a... Tout kote ou pase se preske menm pawol la, lajan rete kote li ye a, li pa pase de men nan men, li pa bouje, sa ki lakòz anpil moun razè nan peyi a... 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 »

Are all the BANK FEES Raising your Blood Pressure?

Money Patched Up Piggy Bank When was the last time you checked your Bank statement? Are you aware of all the FEES you're being charged? Haitian-Americans are loosing lots of money in bank fees and overdraft fees... I was told once of a bank in Little Haiti, Florida, that makes more money from overdraft fees than anything else... more »