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Get to know this Dutch tradition

Living abroad, with international people, with a very different culture, is something that can’t necessarily be put into words. Every person experiences it differently, so…

The Bold Type – A Series about Female Empowerment

In case you haven’t seen it yet, Netflix has recently released this series called The Bold Type, which already has 4 seasons out, and it…

The Woman in the Window – Go Watch Hitchcock Instead!

I have been a fan of Hitchcock movies and of the thriller genre since I was allowed to watch this kind of movie, which is…

If Anything Happens, I Love You – 12 Minutes of Intense Emotion

I just love shorts, especially animations, whether they are for kids or for adults. I don’t know, there is something about the fact that you…

What is quantitative easing and how it can affect you

What is quantitative easing? Quantitative easing, or QE, is the monetary easing used by central banks to create money electronically. This happens when a country’s…

Pieces of a Woman – The Pain of the Ultimate Loss

The first thing I must say is that watching Pieces of a Woman is hard, bordering on painful. Not because the movie is bad, but…

Inflation 101

What is inflation? Inflation is the increase in the monetary base. What does that mean? It is an increase in the amount of money in…

The Queen’s Gambit – Much More than a Series About Chess

I must confess that I was at first a bit put off by The Queen’s Gambit – everyone was raving about it, but a series…

What is ESG Investing?

Before answering this question, let’s backtrack a bit. In 2015, the United Nations established 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be hopefully achieved by 2030, whereby…

Moxie – a Teenage Women Empowerment Movie

Have you seen the new movie that came out on Netflix, just at the beginning of the month, called Moxie? If you haven’t, I do…

Fixed income versus Variable income investments

First, let’s understand each of them and the differences between them. Fixed income is a safer and more conservative type of investment with good predictability…

I Care a Lot – Wrong Message about Women’s Empowerment

I started watching this Netflix movie because of the title, and, well, because it was ranked number one in my region. I never take Netflix’s…