Who would have thought that a Scottish American with barely a dollar to his name would soon be the richest man in the world? Andrew Carnegie migrated to the United States with his low-income parents in 1848. He then started to work as a telegrapher. 10 years later, he had investments in railroads, bridges, railroad sleeping cars, and oil derricks. Then, his wealth increased further as he worked as a bond salesman. He became the world’s richest man in 1901.
The aged old question of “Does Money Buy Happiness” has been puzzling the minds of many over the past decades. A current research by University of British Columbia and Michigan State University showed that while more money decreases sadness, it might not increase joy. The researchers named Elizabeth Dunn, Kostadin Kushlev, and Richard Lucas said: “having more money provides more options for dealing with adversity”. Hence, wealthier people may feel a greater sense of control on a difficult situation that
One of the most sought after degree is Business Administration or any related Business course. If you desire to succeed in business, you shall not only focus on your grades but also on your networking both before and after you graduate. Resources and connections play a huge part especially in the business world. Being able to keep in touch with your fellow graduates will help a lot. Looking into the Highest Paying Jobs for Business Majors, I found a research
Do you find yourself short of cash but too lazy to find a day job? Well, here are fast and fabulous ways to earn money without working too much… 1. SELL YOUR PHOTOS Just got home from an overseas vacation? You can still live up the holiday vibe by going through your camera and scanning through your gallery. Pick the ones that you could sell to photo agencies and libraries. Once you find them, go to Fotolia and sell them
Valentine’s day is just around the corner. While seeking for the perfect gift, keep in mind that you must also be financial-savvy. You may be tempted to go over your budget since you want to make your lover feel special. But, your gifts need not to be expensive to make your loved ones smile! Here are 5 Sweet Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Under S$50. 1. FOR THE FORGETFUL LOVER “I LOVE US ROUGH SIGN” by Monoyono, S$24.90. To remind your