Why Kids Need To Do House Chores Will Help With Family Finance?

The most economically productive people in a household are usually the two parents. But most of the time, in Australia, the two parents will do most of the chores in the household. The rationale is that their kids could not do them well. Also, the parents want their kids to have more time to focus…

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Investment Interview with Victor Chng – Insider of the Fifth Person

Recently we interviewed Victor Chng, is an investment analyst at 8 Investment Pte Ltd. He specialized in identifying high-growth, small-capitalisation companies. Currently, he manages a private equity fund of over $7 million with his team. Previously, Victor represented Singapore in the 2008 TAFISA World Games in Busan, South Korea and was the 2008 IFMA World Muay…

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How To Be Rich By Hanging Out With The Smart Entrepreneurs

OK, so we’ve all heard about the success of tech entrepreneurs like Mark Zuckerberg who created Facebook, Ben Silbermann and Evan Sharp who created Pinterest, Sergey Brin and Larry Page who created Google, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger who created Instagram and Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy who created Snapchat. Most of them came up…

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An Insight To How To Do Something That You Passionate About Successfully by Joyce Ng

On the Tuesday of 10 September 2013, Ilja and Ken interviewed the young, multi-talented, energetic and fast-talking journalist-cum-entrepreneur Ms Joyce Ng. Ms Ng, a Malaysian, is the founder and editor of JOM Magazine,which according to her, is the first and only Malaysian community magazine in Australia. The bi-monthly English publication features stories, news, articles that…

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Follow the World Bank procurement guidelines to prevent corruption and abuse

The World Bank has procurement guidelines which all the borrowers of Bank funding have to follow. The guidelines includes the system of calling tenders. It is a system which has helped to prevent corruption even in the most corrupted countries in the world. Malaysians are getting fed up with the Government’s failure to reform the…

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Why Train Your Brain, An Interview with Tansel Ali – The Memory Expert

Tansel Ali is the founder and director of Yellow Elephant Memory Pty Ltd and was 3 Times Australian Memory Champion.The story of Tansel Ali is very interesting. We had been extremely fortunate to have our good friend Tansel on board this book project despite his busy schedule. We met with Tanselon 3 December 2013 to…

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Money Laundering in Malaysia

Since the inception of modern banking and monetary system, money laundering has existed in the crime list of all developed and developing countries of the world. Money laundering generally involves obscuring the original source of money by transferring it through multiple media. To put it in a simpler way, money laundering is the process by…

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Tips on How To Simplify Your Life By Going On A TECHNOLOGY DETOX

How does technology impact our lives? Unlike our kids who were born into the world of technology, many of us are old enough to remember a world before the internet, before smartphones, before tablets and other gadgets. What a quiet world it was then! Other than books and TV, there was not much else to…

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The Truth Behind Exchange Rate Trap : Ringgit Vs Singapore’s Dollar

Malaysians have the conviction that Singaporeans are doing far better than Malaysians do. In many specialized areas, indeed, the level of superiority of Singapore seems to be light years away compared to Malaysia. However when all things are smoothened out, and the data is generalized over the entire country (Malaysia is much bigger and populous…

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How To Become An Expert – At Just About Anything!

There are a lot of successful people out there who are experts in various fields. Everyone has heard of them and they are easily identified as experts. They are interviewed on the radio and on TV, they speak at seminars and conferences, write columns for newspapers and magazines, they have their own popular blog/website, they…

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