#FibbingFriday – 02/25/2022

It’s that time again. Put on your best lying face and see what whoppers you can tell. Fibbing Friday is hosted by Frank this week over at his blog Thoughts and Theories. The questions this week made me smile and I need the lift, so let’s go!

  • In the world of international finance, what do the abbreviations, USD and GBP stand for?
    • Much like organized crime, these bank terms have hidden meanings. United Scam Developers and Generating Big Profits.
  • What exactly is cryptocurrency?
    • Currency so secret that no one understands it. Cryptographers are working to solve the riddle and create financial freedom for everyone! I do not recommend holding your breath.
  • What is the difference between stocks and bonds?
    • Stocks are torture devices and bonds, well…consult your 50 Shades book.
  • What is meant by a “bull” market?
    • It is the term used when your financial advisor hands you a lot of bull about your financial security.
  • What is meant by a “bear” market?
    • It’s the feeling you get when you can no longer bear to watch your money slipping away…
  • What is a stock split?
    • It is the act of ripping your stock certificates to shreds when your investments go down the toilet.
  • What exactly is crowdfunding?
    • It is an insider term for making your living off the money of others.
  • What is a pension?
    • The name of a retirement which will be worth pennies when you finally get around to retiring.
  • What is a 401(k)?
    • It is a retirement system designed when businesses decided they did not want to “profit share” their profits.
  • What is day trading?
    • It is your retirement job as an EBay seller selling all the stuff you bought while you were gainfully employed.


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