The $4bn Scam Is No Longer Promoted During Church Services

This week’s article is called Cryptoqueen: How this woman scammed the world, then vanished.

It is about a Bulgarian entrepreneur who co-founded an impressive cryptocurrency operation that turned out to be a scam:

Between August 2014 and March 2017 more than €4bn was invested in dozens of countries. From Pakistan to Brazil, from Hong Kong to Norway, from Canada to Yemen… even Palestine.

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Something Came Up: 4 Middle-Class Family Budgets

This week’s article is from The New York Times about the budgets of 4 middle-class families.

There’s no single takeaway in it. It does not contain advice on how to manage finances. It does not offer value judgments on different expense categories. Quoting from the article, the stated goal is:

Their stories help illustrate how a middle-class existence has fundamentally shifted over a generation.

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