October 15th, 2008 by alephnaught

Minted: The Story of the World’s Money

Title: Minted: The Story of the World’s Money Author: Think Books (Editor) Hardcover: 156 pages Publisher: Think Books (January 1, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1845250478 ISBN-13: 978-1845250478 I love books about money and this one was fun.  I got it at Hennessey + Ingalls in Santa Monica. This book is full of anecdotes about money.  […]

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July 28th, 2008 by alephnaught

Only loan money to people that can pay it back

I found this quote in the article, “Worried Banks Sharply Reduce Business Loans,” from the NY Times today: “Mr. Epstein, forced to limit his production to what he can finance with his existing cash flow supplemented by his own money, has been tightening credit himself: He has been turning down orders from companies with any […]

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June 20th, 2005 by alephnaught

God and Money

Title: God and Money: Florence and the Medici in the Renaissance Author: Richard Fremantle (Leo S. Oleschki Editore) Paperback: 66 pages Publisher: Casa Editrice Leo S.Olschki (December, 1992) ASIN: 8822239393 We bought God and Money in the upstairs bookstore at the Palazzo Pitti in Florence. This book discusses the struggle between money and the Church […]

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