No, Kids Don't Need to Learn Personal Finance
Only 1 in 6 high schoolers are currently required to take a personal finance course to graduate. More than 83% of parents believe high schools don’t do enough to help their kids become financially savvy.Read full story
A Groundbreaking Productivity Tip
That you will adore and cuddle. Get up at 5 a.m., paint your calendar all the colours in the rainbow, finish off your sleep for the entire week in a single day, track your time in increments of a minute, and to regain some sanity after all this, MEDITATE.Read full story
Digital Nomads - Your Time is Up.
It is time for the digital homads to step up. Digital nomads are people who use telecommunications technologies to earn a living and conduct their life in a nomadic manner. Such workers often work remotely from foreign countries, coffee shops, public libraries, co-working spaces, or recreational vehicles.Read full story
The Crucial Detail Everybody Missed in the Prince Harry/Meghan Markle Interview
And how it directly impacts all of us. In a recent interview, Prince Harry surprisingly spoke up quite openly about a lot of issues. From racism and mental health, all the way up to how the media perception was ‘guided’ by nameless palace insiders, the interview provided headlines after headlines to breathless news outlets.Read full story
Are You Up to These Money Challenges?
And the psychological tricks they use to save you some money. With every new year, there are money challenges galore — from no-spend days/weeks/months to saving pennies in a jar, there is as much variety in the challenges as the people being targeted for them.Read full story
Renting Furniture - Cheap or Not?
After houses and cars, perhaps the most we spend at a go is on furniture. It is just part of adulting. But we can always rent, instead of buying a house. It is the same case with cars too — we can finance those. What about furniture though?Read full story
Must You Lend to Friends?
If you should, and when you should. The conventional wisdom goes that one must never lend to a friend — or risk losing the friendship. Does this wisdom still stand in a time where having a stable income and some savings is something only a few of us are blessed enough to have?Read full story
Prejudice is Natural
The recent spate of anti-Asian racist acts, like the horrific Atlanta shootings, has brought the question of prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination back into the public imagination.Read full story
President Biden Wants To Fatten Your Nest-Egg by Thousands of Dollars
President Joe Biden’s campaign contained a very provocative statement:. “The current retirement system… provides upper-income families with a much stronger tax break for saving and a limited benefit for middle-class and other workers with lower earnings.”Read full story
How Robinhood Is Mimicking Your Friendly Neighbourhood MLM
How both use gamification to lure users in — and keep them there. Hey girl! I was just going through your profile and think you will be a perfect fit for this amazing business opportunity I have. It will give you a free car, infinite income, and complete freedom of time!Read full story
Have You Contracted the Lethal Influencerza
The world is in the grip of a silent but deadly killer. This new disease is the latest entrant to the ‘lifestyle disease’ category (literally), and it prides itself on always being the newest and shiniest virus on the block.Read full story
Overwhelmed with Life? A Simple Notepad Trick to Help
No matter how many roles you juggle. The kids have to be dropped at daycare. Your weekly all-hands meeting is in 10 minutes. No one’s had breakfast — you’re out of milk and eggs, which could’ve helped in a pinch like this.Read full story
I Refuse to Be the Average of the Five People Surrounding Me
Don’t let pop psychology change the lens through which you view your friends and family. “You’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with”. — Motivational speaker Jim Rohn.Read full story
How Indians Can Teach You to Be Frugal
7 lessons in frugality from the other end of the world. The ‘frugality’ lifestyle, along with its first cousin ‘minimalism’, have been around long enough that we have tried and tested (whether successfully or not) most of their ‘hacks’. But frugality is an art, not a science, and as such, has unlimited potential.Read full story
The Hidden Secrets of Taylor Swift
These clues from her songs have never been solved before. Taylor Swift may not be the most adored artist of all time, but she sure is one of the most successful — the woman knows how to make money and keep it. Have her songs being giving us secret personal finance lessons all this time?Read full story