Personal Finance

12 personal money management life lessons to live by

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While we were searching for good reads, we came across Cary Siegel’s “Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School?: 99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live By”. We’re not even halfway done with the book but already learning so much from the retired business executive. Here are 12 personal money management life lessons adapted from the book. #1: Marry someone who has good financial habits If you’re already married, you might agree that money is the top reason why

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Personal Finance

4 Entertaining Money Activities For Young Adults

Whether you admit it or not, managing money sounds like a hefty task. Pouring elements of entertainment can may get your attention. On that note, here are some money-related games that you must try. #1: MONOPOLY This list won’t be complete without Monopoly! I remember playing this board game as a child. At first, it was simply a way to kill boredom. Little did I know that I can develop purchasing strategies and other financial skills while playing. Put a

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Personal Finance

Stop Procrastinating And Start Accomplishing Goal$

One of the greatest English novelists, Charles Dickens, encapsulated the unpleasant prowess of procrastination. His advice was “to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.” Procrastination feeds into your weakness by following immediate gratification. You are aware that it affects some areas of your life such as being late for a meeting or missing the billing deadline. However, you might not realize that constantly avoiding responsibilities can cost you money. Start changing your

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Marriage & Family

How Married Couples Can Deal With Huge Salary Gaps

Whether you want to admit it or not, income plays an integral part in the society’s perception of your worth and success. Fusing the the topic of finances to relationships makes things more complicated. To some degree, your paycheck determines your role in a romantic relationship. An imbalance is created when your spouse earns more than you or the other way around. It is believed that the person who has a higher salary has increased options and financial freedom. Nonetheless,

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Personal Finance

Small Financial Achievements That You Should Be Proud Of

It comes as no surprise that many Singaporeans immediately turn to social media to share their achievements. Facebook and Twitter “walls” are bombarded with celebratory posts and pictures. If you feel that you have nothing worthy to share, think again! Our lives are full of achievements on a smaller scale. Take these humble financial achievements into consideration: SETTING UP A SUFFICIENT EMERGENCY FUND If you are done building your emergency fund then, I am proud of you! An emergency fund

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