Why It’s Important for the U.S. Dollar to Remain Top Reserve Currency

Dollar, Yuan, Yen, and Euro Make it Easy to Send Money Online to Other Countries

Sending money online to other countries continues to be a normal practice for immigrants and other foreigners working in the United States. As long as the dollar continues to be the worlds leading reserve currency, the exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and other forms of money will be to our advantage. Continue reading Why It’s Important for the U.S. Dollar to Remain Top Reserve Currency

Remittances to Nepal Rebuilding Homes and Hope

Foreign Countries Sending Money to Nepal find New Ways to Target Populations in Need

People who are sending money to Nepal help to rebuild homes and communities. Researchers from the University of Southampton have teamed up with WorldPop project and Flowminder Foundation to monitor the movement of people affected by the 2015 earthquake in Nepal. By studying anonymous mobile phone data, they can effectively track the displacement of populations and send relief in the affected areas. Continue reading Remittances to Nepal Rebuilding Homes and Hope