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I think the answer may boil down to greed and consumerism. Every now and then we hear that America is the greatest consumer nation in the history of the world. This means that most Americans believe that buying or getting more material goods will bring them happiness. As you can see, most people are still unhappy no matter how much money they earn or spend. I believe this problem of believing money and material goods will make one happy results in America having more money problems than other countries. As everyone joins in the relentless pursuit of money, people start getting competitive and their ego then depends on who makes the most money. This results in the banks expansion of risky credit to make more profits, which results in more money in circulation which results in more greed among the populace. I do not believe Americans are the only ones with money problems as the capitalist model has been exported all over the world. Europe, China, Russia and India, indeed I believe the world is now having money trouble. Perhaps the best way to combat the worries and stress of money troubles is to realize you can't really bring all your money to you to your grave, so as long as you have some food and shelter, just live a happy life :) Hope this helps. Dan
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Yes and it really is a problem because even though the U.S. is a superpower we should know these things and in arecent study 73% of 6 grade students did not know where Iraq, I…ndia or Afgahnistan were and these are places we NEED to know where they are! I've often wondered whether the perception of Americans as 'ignorant' common amongst the non-American, industrialized world may be attributable to two factors. # Because of it's, size, and the diversity and dynamism of it's history, plus the quality of documentation, by the time Americans learn a reasonable amount about their own country, they are grown out of their school years. # The profligacy of American media allows far less exposure to the cultural message of other countries. In contrast, Australians for example have a far greater knowledge of American culture than visa-vers This would have more than a little to do with the disproportionate amount of American media content screened here, (similarly with popular music). However, perhaps also because of our smaller population than economically comparable countries (and distance) has produced a more 'outward' perspective. I substantiate this premise with how the Australian / New Zealander relationship insofar that Australians are the self=absorbed and inward-lookers.
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Quite often, especially if you don't know how to manage it or deal with taxes. But it does solve problems that poverty brings.
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If a country pays out more money to other countries than it receives from other countries it has an in its balance of payments?
They do not. Greece is in worse shape. Japan is also hurting economically along with many others.
No, Japanese money is worth more. If you had one dollar in american money, in would be worth 99 cents in Japan. Not much of a difference.
no But technically, the US dollar is the more powerful currency. Oil is bought and sold in the $, as is gold and diamonds etc.
the Australian dollar is worth almost twice as much more. so between the ranges of the same and twice more.
You can do it on the airport if you want
If you mean, which has a higher conversion value for the same number of dollars, it's not possible to say in general because exchange rates change every day. Any specific …answer posted here becomes out of date almost immediately. While it's not Answers.com policy to say "use the Internet", that's the best approach in this case. You can check a site such as www . xe.com, CNNMoney, etc. for the latest conversion factors.
Why do Americans participate in civic organizations more frequently than do citizens of other countries?
their sense of political efficacy and civic duty.
The currency used in France is, like in every country in the Euro zone, the Euro. At this moment 1 EUR equals 1,306 USD. Therefore, the USD is worth less than 'french mone…y'.
Cuba ranks 2nd among Caribbean tourism, while the Dominican Republic is first. The DR has about 5 million tourists per year to a 3 million + for Cuba.