The Buddha practiced Socially Engaged Buddhism giving dharma talks wherever he went in society. His first dharma talk emphasized the Four Noble Truths, the Middle Way and the Engaged Nature of mindfulness practice. 3,144 more words
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Mobile banking remains a technology in its infancy, but according to Javelin Strategy & Research, it has already eclipsed physical branches in terms of the percentage of US customers using it to take care of their weekly banking needs. 156 more words
Apple CEO Tim Cook is making another bold prediction about money. Back in January, he forecasted that 2015 would be the year of Apple Pay (a claim that hasn’t come to fruition, but is 186 more words
Foster’s may still bill itself as being Australian for beer, but these days that’s not saying much.
While beer accounted for about three quarters of the alcohol Australians drank in the 1960s, it now makes up only about 40% of total consumption, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. 291 more words
In the bond markets, boredom is a currency.
Most fixed income investors crave stable, low-volatility investments that quietly and reliably pay chunks of interest until they roll off into the great bond market hereafter. 562 more words