Money Matters

Movies & TV

Little Women: When life is all about the money, money, money

Based on the 1868 classic written by Louisa May Alcott, Netflix’s new K-drama Little Women has been on the global and local Top 10 list for the past four weeks and has since occupied the top spot...

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I lost a huge sum of money, but God looked after me

At the start of 2021, I had to leave my job amid the pandemic because my dad had asked me to go back home to Malaysia to help with a family affair. By then, I had been working with my employer in...

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FIRE: Finance professionals weigh in on hustle culture, nest eggs and why we work

FIRE, short for “Financial Independence, Retire Early”, is an enticing concept that has taken the world by storm for a while now. I listened to a recent Channel NewsAsia podcast on this...

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Cryptocurrency: A quick pathway to a flourishing life?

Cryptocurrency. Because of its volatile nature, because it is not heavily regulated right now – its value tends to go up and down quickly.  What that means – along with the human heart’s...

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Crypto crash: A word of caution and comfort for investors

The latest cryptocurrency crash is all anyone’s talking about these days. After the stablecoin TerraUSD (UST) became unpegged to the US dollar earlier this month, the value of its affiliated...

How-tos & Handles

Before you start investing, consider these dos and don’ts of managing money

The problem many of us face today isn’t financial illiteracy but information overload. And that’s when things can get messy. We sit down with Joanne Lai, Senior Advisory Group Partner of ACTS...

Videos

#BehindThePaycheque: Financial professionals share how faith and work intersect

Do money and faith go together? What about those who make a living from generating more wealth for others? In our brand new series, #BehindThePaycheque, we hear from professionals across different...

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Scammed of almost $150,000 and weighed down by 8 bank debts, I started life anew

More than three years ago, I was involved in a scam case when a person made use of my kindness. After establishing an online friendship with me, he tried to sweet-talk me over the next few weeks....

Work

OCBC scam victim who lost family’s life savings gained perspective during adversity

You’ve probably been following the news on the SMS phishing scam that has hit OCBC Bank customers. In what has been described as a “particularly aggressive and highly coordinated”...