What is an ICO and Why It Matters To You

There is a sea change occurring in how the world invests, and it surrounds the world of crypto currencies. If you aren’t familiar with “initial coin offerings” or ICOs, then here is a basic definition. An ICO is a form of capital raise based on creation of coins or “tokens” that are a cryto currency tied to the activity of a business. This funding mechanism allows businesses to bypass the existing structure of raising money …

Principle Based Money – Part 2: Transcendent Principles

Last week, I introduced ten “master principles” that help us make sense of what is happening in the world. I hope you took some time to reflect on the impact of those principles in your life. It will help highlight the reality of their importance in creating a stable society, and a stable monetary system. By way of review, the principle of transcendence says that there is a hierarchy of ideas and beliefs that if …

Principle Based Money – Part 1: Master Principles

Principles are important. Anchoring actions to a solid set of principles provides a foundation for stability and sustainability. Both of these are important for the longevity for any society. Because money is such an important part of everyone’s life, it we would do well to anchor it to a set of principles as well. There are a set of principles that if applied to all of life will help us understand the world around us …