The Weakening English Teaching Market in Korea

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The English Teaching industry in Korea has been an economic mecca for many years, and since the financial meltdown in 2009, many foreigners have simply camped here long term in a pretty successful strategy to avoid the income doldrums back home. In the meantime, the adeptness of the general Korean population at English usage has been perceptibly improving year by year. […]

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Will International Money Transfers Ever Be Free?

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Bitcoin has made international money transfers pretty much free as of a few years ago. The problem is with converting that value back into fiat currency again. The banks really don’t like anonymous, immediate, decentralized money transfer, and neither do the police. Together they are trying to make it hard for crypto-currency and blockchain technology to see its full potential. […]

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How Should We View Jamie Dimon’s Negative Comments About Bitcoin’s Future?

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Centralized banking hates bitcoin in principle, and will take stabs at it at any convenient time while they hypocritically indulge in the profits. Bitcoin’s entire strength is that it beats the banks. Financial industry professionals hate that, and will fight to control it. So far, the system has made it pretty hard to use bitcoin as it was intended to […]

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Global Properties – The Test Site is Live

For a few weeks now, we have been developing an international investment site where people can invest money in new construction projects along the P2P model. iExperienceKorea has already posted a couple of articles that outline how that investment model works, and its advantages. Just the today, however, we finally launched the beta version of the test site live as […]

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IEK’s Public Service Strategy – A Good Pattern?

Over the course of the past year, IEK has been involved in social work specifically targeted at helping local businesses prepare for foreigner exposure at the 2018 Winter Olympics. It turns out, however, that the strategies we have employed could have more far reaching implications. Take for example the bitcoin cause. Olympics Preparedness and Bitcoin Adoption – Synergy? Part of IEK’s […]

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P2P Real Estate Investing In Korea and Abroad

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Current trends in alternative investing include the rise of crypto-currency, like bitcoin and Ether. These alternative exchange options came onto the scene in the dark-net for the purpose of circumventing detection and fees from involvement in the traditional European Banking systems, which are tied in, of course, to domestic and international law enforcement and which represent a gauntlet of greedy fingers picking […]

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Parsimony and Magnanimity – A Korean Conservative Evaluation

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Prominent in English Literary History is the work “Leviathan” by Thomas Hobbes. In it, he laid out an interesting balance comparative between being timid and over reluctant, and being risky and spontaneous. It is certainly easy to see the need for individuals to be able to balance the two sides in order to make the wisest, most effective decisions. But different […]

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