The Money That People Won’t Spend

Swinging from hyperinflation to deflation, the value of Zimbabwe currency has created uncertainty for more than a decade.

Zimbabwe’s Monetary Whiplash

After solving hyperinflation with a multi-currency solution, Zimbabwe no longer needs a $1 trillion bill but they do need to eliminate deflation.

Size Inflation

Inflation is not only at the cash register. Our story starts at H&M where an Esquire journalist tried on a size 36 pants that were too tight. He continued his search for pants with the 36″ waist label at Old…

Deflation Worries

We have something else to worry about: deflation. If you had $100 in 2000, you would need $126.60 in 2010 to make the same kinds of purchases. Called inflation, prices tend to go up each year. Most consumers and businesses…