By Mary Jacobs, The Dallas Morning News
June 22, 2016 | MoAF in the News
As America’s first Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton helped put the United States on a path to economic superpower. Thus the Museum of American Finance dedicates a room to his story, recounting how he saved the new nation’s credit, established plans for funding its debt, created a national bank and used the tax system to encourage economic development — all ideas considered “radical” at the time.Read More
The Museum of American Finance’s new, 12-stop audio tour tells the stories behind several of its most popular collections and exhibits.
Audio tour launch will coincide with unveiling of new Alexander Hamilton Room exhibit.
On Wednesday, July 13, the Museum of American Finance and Museum Hack will co-host a networking event and cocktail party for Wall Street interns and emerging professionals.
MoAF President David Cowen and Editorial Board member Bob Wright discuss Hamilton and Burr's banking rivalry.
Wall Street veteran John E. Herzog has announced a final $5 million gift to the Museum of American Finance, the New York institution he founded more than 25 years ago.
On Wednesday, April 6, the Museum of American Finance, the University of Edinburgh Business School and the American-Scottish Foundation will present a timely panel discussion about the impact of electronic trading on global markets, investors and the economy.
It’s only fitting that the Museum of American Finance (MOAF), an affiliate of the Smithsonian Museum system located in New York City, would turn its attention to gold. A new exhibit that opened this past winter is known as “Worth Its Weight: Gold from the Ground Up.” Filled with a dizzying array of spectacular gold items from throughout the ages, this exhibit is intended to demonstrate the beauty and universal appeal of gold over the span of human history.
Retirement gurus, economists and other Big Thinkers like to talk about “the longevity bonus” — the extra 30 years or so that have been added to our lifespans, according to mortality statistics. The question is: What’s the economic impact of the longevity bonus?
On Thursday evening, March 10, 2016, a panel of experts on aging, longevity and retirement gathered at the Museum of American Finance on Wall Street to discuss the economic impact longer lifespans will have on everything from Social Security to robotics to the non-profit sector.
Admission to the Museum will be FREE for all visitors on Saturday, March 5 and Saturday, March 12 in honor of Women’s History Month, courtesy of the Financial Women’s Association (FWA). Celebrating its 60th anniversary, FWA Members, partner firms and supporters work to accelerate the leadership of women across the financial community. To date, the FWA has reached more than 5,000 young professionals and students through scholarships and mentoring.
On March 10, the Museum will host “The Longevity Bonus: The Economic Impact on the Retirement Megatrend,” a timely discussion about the implications of population aging – the only global megatrend causing a major impact in both developed and developing societies.