What Does Your Money Store?

I spend a lot of time listening to other podcasts. They range from business development and marketing, to Financial Technology, to personal development. The first one is for my consulting business. Interestingly thought, the latter two are becoming more closely related as I gain a fuller understanding how intimately tied to our lives money is. The primary functions of money are to act as a medium of exchange and as a store of value. This …

Caution is the Word on Cryptos

My post this week is later than I anticipated. Thursday through Sunday of last week I was at the Statesmen Project in Dallas where I had the opportunity to talk to a group of church and business leaders about the positive impact local currencies can have on communities and the world. To say that it was well received would be an understatement. People intuitively know we are moving through a time of profound change, where …

As We Move Toward A New Monetary System

This week I sent out a survey on the topic of Financial Technology. I wanted to get a feel for what people know about cryptocurrencies, micro-lending, new payment systems, etc. The response thus far has been interesting. In general, people sense that there are major changes afoot. However, the world of cyrptocurrencies is gaining so much press in the mainstream that it is crowding out interest in most other topics surrounding financial technology. While understanding …