Ten Years On

This September 15 marks ten years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers triggered the 2008 financial crash. While the global economy appears to be roaring, the hidden story of our current ‘economic boom’ is that debt has kept rising, because money keeps accumulating....

Free Money Day 2017

Our economy can work for everyone. How? The same way every healthy system works, through good circulation. For the body, it’s blood; for the environment, it’s oxygen, carbon, and nitrogen; for our economy, it’s money. If your heart stops pumping blood through every...

What will you be doing this Free Money Day?

It can feel amazing to share an experience with a complete stranger. Free Money Day is a chance to do just that! Join us this September 15 and share some money with strangers as a way to build greater social trust and explore our relationship to wealth, as well as how...

Why Free Money Day Makes You Richer

In a world where hoarding wealth is considered the norm, giving money to complete strangers, with no strings attached, seems like a radical idea. Yet, for the hundreds who have taken part in Free Money Day since its humble beginnings in 2011, there is a knowing that...

An Experiment in Sharing

At the heart of Free Money Day 2014 is a social experiment: What happens when we share money with complete strangers? On Monday, September 15th, people around the world will experience the answer to this question for themselves. Participants will be simultaneously...