Recently, the Prime Minister made a statement that good news will follow with regards to increasing remittance in Pakistan from US$ 20 Billion per year to US$ 30 Billion per year, if not US$ 40 Billion per year. The original article can be read here. This figure is very much doable. The numbers will not […]
Consider a country rich in oil. Yes, the black tar liquid gold that fuels our cars, planes and trains. Think the price of an oil barrel today (~ roughly $55/barrel) and then think of all the money a country can make. Sound like a prosperous country right? Well, now think Venezuela! Venezuela has been experiencing […]
Ever wondered what the world debt of $63 Trillion (yes, that is $63,000 Billion) looks like? I mean which country has what share? Well, the good folks at Visual Capitalist put a really amazing infographic out. Their numbers differ from The Economist, but then again what’s a few trillion plus or minus?
Any student of economics will tell you, that sooner or later, the Bretton Woods Agreement will come into their syllabus and what a difference it made to the world. Established in 1944, the Bretton Woods Agreement remains to be one of the most historical achievements ever made through global cooperation and coordination. The agreement was […]
My first memory of cash comes from my birthday. I think it was the 5th or 6th birthday and I remember very vividly, cash being given to me in lieu of gifts. This cash was kept by my mother for safekeeping. Those were the good ol’ memories of cash. I wrote about Cash is Evil […]
The best fintech podcasts are the ones that satisfy the criteria of being informational, interesting, updated and a whole lot entertaining. Which ones fit the criteria? Let’s see. But first, a bit about podcasts and fintech in general. Podcasts are a great way to news, information and even learn a few things. Whether it’s during […]
I have written quite a lot about how to start a money transfer business; discussing the various options and trying to explain the intricacies involved in the whole process of setting up a remittance business. From blog posts to answering thousands of questions on Quora, I have covered almost everything that may come to your mind […]
Digital Marketer A couple of days ago I had put up a post on Facebook for a Digital Marketer that I am looking for a new venture that I am starting, based out of Istanbul as well as assist in my existing venture of banking & payments. Here is the job description as I see […]