Money Changes Everything (Or How Everything Has Changed Money Or What Your Parents Have Learned From The Bono Generation)
When Cyndi Lauper said that Money Changes Everything who knew that her words would be turned inside out 20 years later.
The media has made a big deal about Warren Buffet’s huge sum he plans to give away. And it is important.
It’s nice to see the fathers of the Bono generation get with the program and see the value of giving it away, now.
But the real story is what’s happening on a smaller scale.
How the internet is changing the money markets of individuals.
Have you taken a look at Prosper yet?
It allows anyone to loan anyone money.
Folks who are getting rejected by banks are finding love in the arms of the digital universe.
It’s banking inside out.
And it’s going to be huge.
The same with Kiva.
Folks putting cash into startups in other countries.
Right now it’s philanthropy.
Next it’s going to be for profit.
And that trend won’t end with real estate.
Imagine what happens when your job is always open. When you are really a free agent and your boss is like an NFL coach trying to put together a winning team.
If you’re seriously looking into the future, suddenly Terrell Owens looks like a role model.
The internet is really changing everything.
The important money isn’t always the huge sums.
The real important money is sometimes the $20 the internet allows you to directly send to the guy who needs a car.
But kudos anyway to Gates and Buffet.
They are doing a great job following the examples of Bono and Angelina Jolie.
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